CHRI In The News


2016
Jan

CHRI: Manipur killing is ‘obstruction of justiceCHRI in the News

Viewing with deep concern the confession of Manipur Police Head Constable Herojit Singh that he shot and killed Sanjit Meitei on the alleged instructions of a senior police officer, the Common Wealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Delhi has urged the CBI to probe and identify the senior police officers and politicians who gave the orders to kill Sanjit

2016
Jan

CHRI: Manipur killing is 'obstruction of justice', calls for investigation of nexusCHRI in the News

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) views with deep concern Manipur Police Head Constable T. Herojit Singh's admission that he shot and killed Sanjit Meitei, an unarmed suspected member of an anti-State group, on the alleged instructions of a senior police officer.

2016
Jan

CHRI demands prompt inquiry into ‘police-politician nexus’ in Sanjit killingCHRI in the News

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, CHRI has viewed with deep concern the admission made by Manipur Police head constable Thounaojam Herojit Singh on January 25 to the media on the alleged fake encounter which took place in July 2009.

2016
Feb

Imphal fake encounter: CHRI seeks probe in police-politician nexusCHRI in the News

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has termed the 2009 fake encounter of Sanjit Meitei, a suspected member of the PLA, in Imphal as an “obstruction of justice” and called for investigation of the “senior police officers and any higher authority, bureaucrat or politician, who allegedly gave orders for this killing.”

2016
Jan

Delhi top cop attracts rebuke: Wants to brutally beat criminals & shoot alleged rapists on spotCHRI in the News

Delhi police commissioner BS Bassi said that the police was nowadays “committed to human rights” but bemoaned that the 1960s and 1970s were a bygone era in which criminals still feared the police, reported the New Indian Express.

 

2016
Jan

CHRI expresses concern over Delhi Police chief's comments to 'shoot or hang perpetrators'CHRI in the News

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is deeply perturbed by the comments of the Delhi Police Commissioner, BS Bassi at the police's annual press conference on 4 January 2016, that Delhi Police personnel would "shoot or hang" perpetrators of crimes against women on the spot, if the Constitution of India allowed this.

 

2016
Jan

Shoot or hang rapists: BS Bassi’s remark sparks protestCHRI in the News

Concerned over Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi’s recent statement about “shooting or hanging” the perpetrators of crime against women, a Human Rights organisation today said that police are not meant to judge and punish but to uphold the law.

2016
Jan

Rape comment: Rights group flays BassiCHRI in the News

Police commissioner O J Bassi got here beneath flak from a world human rights group for his remark through the annual press convention on Tuesday during which he stated the division is prepared to kill rapists if the Constitution permits it.

2016
Jan

Human rights group picks on Bassi's comment on 'shooting rapists'CHRI in the News

Taking exception to the comments of Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi where he had expressed his willingness to ‘shoot’ a rapist if the Constitution allows him, Commonwealth Human Rights Intiative (CHRI), an international non-governmental organisation, working to ensure the realisation of human rights, on Wednesday expressed their strong disagreement with the Delhi Police chief’s statement.

2016
Jan

Rape remark: Rights group flays BassiCHRI in the News

Police commissioner B S Bassi came under flak from an international human rights group for his comment during the annual press conference on Tuesday in which he said the department is willing to kill rapists if the Constitution allows it.