Publications


March 31, 2017

CHRI's Submission to NCRB on Prison Statistics India

CHRI made a submission to the National Crime Records Bureau (Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India) in March 2017 on improving quality of data published in the annual series Prison Statistics India report.

February 16, 2017

Malawi becomes 23rd country to enact an RTI law in the Commonwealth

President Peter Mutharika has given his assent to the Access to Information Bill that Malawi's Parliament approved in December 2016. Malawi becomes the 23rd country in the Commonwealth to enact a national level law guaranteeing access to information to its people. CHRI provided technical advice to stakeholders in Malawi for strengthening the Bill based on international best practices.

February 07, 2017

DeMon to ReMon - Govt claims exercise, successul, without revealing details under RTI

By Venkatesh Nayak The demonetisation of currency notes of Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 500 denomination that the Government announced on 08 November, 2016 and the subsequent remonetisation of the economy has affected almost every person living in India.

February 06, 2017

Sri Lanka RTI Rules and Regulations

The RTI Act has come into force in Sri Lanka with the publication of the Rules and Regulations in the Government Gazette of Sri Lanka on 03/02/16. People can now make requests under the RTI Act.

January 12, 2017

NALSA Standard Operating Procedures on Representation of Persons in Custody 2016 (Bengali)

January 12, 2017

NALSA Standard Operating Procedures on Representation of Persons in Custody 2016 (English)

January 06, 2017

Woe and confusion in the final days of demonetisation: A CHRI commentary

By Venkatesh Nayak Yesterday the print and electronic media highlighted the plight of a young woman who approached the New Delhi office of the Reserve Bank of India to change some demonetised currency notes that she had. Apparently the security personnel did not even allow her to enter the RBI office premises.

December 30, 2016

Stages of Criminal Trial Urdu

December 30, 2016

Legal Aid & You Urdu

December 30, 2016

Presentation on the National Report on Under Trial Review Committees