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Tbilisi: CHRI’s prison reforms coordinator at the 3rd International Conference on Legal Aid

Thu, Jan 03, 2019

The Third International Conference on Legal Aid in the Criminal Justice System concluded on 15th November 2018. As is practice, at the end of every conference, they set forth a declaration, which is a summation of the issues discussed and actions points for consideration by governments and non-government bodies. 

Madhurima Dhanuka, coordinator of CHRI’s prison reforms team was part of the working group which prepared the declaration, which includes points on increased government- and non-government-partnerships, the need for proactive disclosure of information as well as oversight mechanisms over legal aid delivery. She spoke about “Legal Aid Measures to Reduce Pre-Trial Detention in India”. Read More