JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – WINTER SESSION 2018
This newsletter is in continuation of our previous jail mail on the Monsoon Session of Parliament.
JAIL MAIL: IMPRISONMENT IN THE COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES
Transparency is the first step towards accountability and disclosure of information is an important part of its attainment. I n 2019, CHRI hopes to continue its work to enhance transparency and accountability.
JAIL MAIL -Prisons & Parliament Monsoon Session 2018
This newsletter is in continuation of our earlier Jail Mail on questions asked in the 2018 Budget Session of the Parliament. You may recollect that in that session, which was held in January-April 2018, the Members of Parliament asked 45 questions relating to prisons and prisoners.
JAIL MAIL: Human Rights Day 2018 -Prison Reforms: “Has anything changed on the ground?”
On the 70th Human Rights Day, celebrated to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), CHRI reviewed the critical issues which were deliberated on during the last six years in the 'Re Inhuman Conditions in 1382 jails' of this case.
JAIL MAIL: KEY TO TRANSPARENCY: CHRI’S GUIDEBOOK ON RTI AND PRISONS
In October this year, India completed 13 years of having ushered in a progressive law, the Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005, which empowered Indian citizens to seek access to vital information necessary for the democratic functioning of our nation.
JAIL MAIL- LEGAL SERVICES DAY- LOOKING BACK AT AN EVENTFUL YEAR 2018
9th November 2018 marks the 24th Legal Services Day. As is customary, we bring to you updates on the latest developments in legal aid in India.
JAIL MAIL: SAFEGUARDING RIGHTS OF THE ARRESTED
October 2nd is a day about respecting the rule of law and the fundamentals of a democratic and just society, just as Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri had envisioned. To further the need to protect and safeguard the rights of accused persons, CHRI puts forth two publications.
JAIL MAIL: NELSON MANDELA DAY
On Nelson Mandela Day, CHRI through this Jail Mail intends to raise awareness around issues relating to minimum standards which must be adhered to when incarcerating prisoners.
JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT - BUDGET SESSION 2018
This newsletter is in continuation of our earlier Jail Mail (view here) on questions asked in the 2017-18 Winter Session of the Parliament. You may recollect that in that session, which was held in July-August 2017, the Members of Parliament asked 16 questions relating to prisons and prisoners.