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Category: Custodial Deaths :: General
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“Don’t foist cases on human rights defenders” 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
“Don’t foist cases on human rights defenders”
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Christian group assaulted in custody, say activists 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Christian group assaulted in custody, say activists
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“Don’t foist cases on human rights defenders” 28.2.2015 Hindu: Madurai
The Society for Community Organisation (SOCO) Trust has condemned “foisting of cases” against “human rights defenders”.In a statement, its deputy director S. Selva Gomathi condemned the arre...
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Probe on into death of detained man 28.2.2015 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The State Police Complaints Authority on Friday launched an inquiry into the death of a suspect who attempted to commit suicide while he was in the custody of the Thumba police earlier this week. A...
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HC asks govt to pay Rs 3L to custody death victim’s kin 27.2.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
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Do not foist cases on human rights defenders, says forum 27.2.2015 Hindu: Madurai
The Society for Community Organisation (SOCO) Trust has condemned “foisting of cases” against “human rights defenders”.In a statement, its deputy director S. Selva Gomathi condemned the arre...
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New Act lets cops get away with murder 26.2.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Citizens’ groups and human rights bodies fear the 2014 Maharashtra Police Act may give rise to a delinquent police force that can “get away with ...
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HC seeks reply on CCTVs in police stations 22.2.2015 Allahabad - City - The Times of India
Hearing a PIL seeking installation of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all police stations of Uttar Pradesh in order to check human rights violations, the Allahabad High Court has directed the state’s principal secretary (Home) to file reply (counter affidavit) within six weeks.
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Liberty can’t be in ICU, says top court 20.2.2015 Asian Age: India
Activist Teesta Setalvad’s lawyer Prashant Bhushan at the Supreme Court in New Delhi on Thursday.— PTI Extending the stay on the arrest of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, Justice Dipak Misra observed, “Personal liberty of an individual is a valuable right of paramount importance. It cannot be put in a ventilator in an ICU. Give me liberty or give me death. No one will barter his or her liberty for all the teas in China, for all the pearls in the sea and for all the stars in the sky. Is it such a case that the liberty of the accused should be taken away through custodial interrogation. This is not a case of chit fund or any other big scam.” Justice Misra told the counsel: “There may be irregularities in financial transactions in the trusts run by the accused and these substantially involve examination of documents. Why these petitioners are required for custodial interrogation.” When Mahesh Jethmalani, representing the Gujarat police, said the custodian interrogation was necessary as petitioners had ...
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Liberty can’t be in ICU, says top court 20.2.2015 Asian Age: India
Activist Teesta Setalvad’s lawyer Prashant Bhushan at the Supreme Court in New Delhi on Thursday.— PTI Extending the stay on the arrest of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, Justice Dipak Misra observed, “Personal liberty of an individual is a valuable right of paramount importance. It cannot be put in a ventilator in an ICU. Give me liberty or give me death. No one will barter his or her liberty for all the teas in China, for all the pearls in the sea and for all the stars in the sky. Is it such a case that the liberty of the accused should be taken away through custodial interrogation. This is not a case of chit fund or any other big scam.” Justice Misra told the counsel: “There may be irregularities in financial transactions in the trusts run by the accused and these substantially involve examination of documents. Why these petitioners are required for custodial interrogation.” When Mahesh Jethmalani, representing the Gujarat police, said the custodian interrogation was necessary as petitioners had ...
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Liberty above stars: Court 20.2.2015 Telegraph: Front Page
The Supreme Court today struck a lyrical blow in defence of personal freedom, saying individual liberty was more important "than the stars in the sky, the tea of China and the precious stones in the ocean".
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FIR against 3 Rohtak cops for Dalit youth's custodial death 20.2.2015 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
Haryana Police on Thursday booked three cops, including a station house officer, in Rohtak for custodial death of a Dalit youth rounded up for gambling on ...
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SC Directs Not to Arrest Setalvad in Fund Embezzlement Case 19.2.2015 newindianexpress.com
The bench further said that the interim order of stay on their arrest, which was earlier extended by a bench of justices S J Mukhopadhyaya and N V Ramana, would continue.
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SC reserves orders on Teesta Setalvads anticipatory bail application 19.2.2015 Hindustan Times: India
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its orders on Teesta Setalvad anticipatory bail application The apex court in its interim order directed that Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand will not be arrested in the fund embezzlement ...
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Fellow activists back Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand, say fourth estate should ... - Daily News & Analysis 19.2.2015
Fellow activists back Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand, say fourth estate should ... Daily News & Analysis Activist across the city came out in support of activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband, Javed Anand. The two have been given some reprieve from the supreme court after the Gujarat high court refused to grant them bail. Activist across the city came out ...
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Teesta Setalvad’s being framed by Gujarat govt but why is there no outrage? 18.2.2015 FirstPost: Politics

The BJP leaders and their proxies found nothing extraordinary in the action of Gujarat Police, which was quick to land at Setalvad's doorstep in Mumbai as soon as the high court rejected hers and her husband's anticipatory bail. The couple would have been behind bars had the Supreme Court not intervened.

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12-year-old extortion plaint against cop dismissed 18.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
12-year-old extortion plaint against cop dismissed
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Tripura police stations under CCTV surveillance 18.2.2015 Hindu: Other States
: Tripura government has decided to install close circuit (CC) camera in all police stations of the State. Nine out of 71 police stations have already been brought under CC camera surveillance, and...
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Teesta Setalvad is being framed by the Gujarat govt but why is there no outrage? 13.2.2015 FirstPost: Politics

The BJP leaders and their proxies found nothing extraordinary in the action of Gujarat Police, which was quick to land at Setalvad's doorstep in Mumbai as soon as the high court rejected hers and her husband's anticipatory bail. The couple would have been behind bars had the Supreme Court not intervened.

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Teesta Setalvad is being framed by Gujarat govt; but why is there no outrage? 13.2.2015 FirstPost: Politics

The BJP leaders and their proxies found nothing extraordinary in the action of Gujarat Police, which was quick to land at Setalvad's doorstep in Mumbai as soon as the high court rejected hers and her husband's anticipatory bail. The couple would have been behind bars had the Supreme Court not intervened.

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