CHRI In The News


2016
Jan

Bassi’s “shoot or hang” comes in for criticismCHRI in the News

An NGO has hit out at the Delhi Police commissioner’s recent remark that his force would not mind shooting or hanging on the spot the perpetrators of crimes against women if permitted by the Constitution.

2016
Jan

Human rights groups up in arms against BassiCHRI in the News

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi has raked up a controversy yet again. Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has attacked Bassi for his statement regarding the treatment of rapists. His remarks are bound to uphold human rights.

2016
Jan

Bassi's comments on hanging 'disturbing': Rights groupCHRI in the News

Days after Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi said police would "shoot or hang" perpetrators of crimes against women on the spot if the law allowed it, a rights group on Wednesday termed the comment "disturbing".

2016
Jan

Concerns raised over Bassis shooting or hanging criminalsCHRI in the News

Concerned over Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassis 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

Concerns Raised Over Bassi's 'Shooting or Hanging' Criminals RemarksCHRI 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.

2015
Dec

RTI activists see red over SIC’s ban on postal orderCHRI in the News

The State Information Commission’s (SIC) order that Indian Postal Orders (IPO) are not a valid mode of payment for submitting Right to Information applications has irked RTI activists.

2015
Dec

Surplus of senior policemen despite overall staff crunchCHRI in the News

Delhi Police have an overall staff shortage of six per cent, but there is a surplus at the ranks of special commissioner and joint commissioner.

A white paper released by two NGOs revealed that the shortfall was from the posts of additional commissioner to constable. In 2014, the total strength of the force was 77,083 when the sanction was of 82,242 – a shortfall of 5,005.

2015
Dec

Study reveals ‘Muslim areas of Delhi are less crime-infested’; Crime against women alarmingCHRI in the News

In the heinous crime map of Delhi, Muslim-dominated neighbourhoods can be termed as ‘brighter’ spots in comparison to other localities of the national capital. Furthermore, not a single gang-rape crime reported from any of the Muslim localities except Jamia Nagar reported 17 rape cases which is the highest number in Muslim-concentrated localities while Jama Masjid reported not a single rape case. These revealing facts may smash the general-perception that minority-areas are crime-infested

2015
Dec

No freedom from fear yetCHRI in the News

The youngest convict in the December 16, 2012 gang-rape of a physiotherapy student is all set to walk free on Sunday – the Delhi High Court has ruled that his three-year detention at an observation home would not be extended. The Juvenile Justice Board has interacted with the boy, his parents and officials of Delhi government’s Women and Child Development Department about his post-release rehabilitation

2015
Dec

बेहतर पुलिस प्रशासन के लिए सुधारात्मक कार्यवाही की जरुरत : सी एच आर आईCHRI in the News

बेहतर पुलिस प्रशासन के लिए सुधारात्मक कार्यवाही की जरुरत : सी एच आर आई