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October 21, 2020

JAIL MAIL: WERE INDIAN PRISONS EQUIPPED TO RESPOND TO THE PANDEMIC? -CHRI’s Analysis of Prison Statistics India 2019

Through this Jail Mail, CHRI shares – Ten Things You Should Know About Indian Prisons – an analysis of the latest prison statistics of India for the year 2019 released by the National Crime Records Bureau.

October 12, 2020

Assessment of Compliance with Supreme Court Directives on Police Reforms: State Compliance Note

This is a collation of  State compliance notes  which  assess the  status of compliance by states with the Supreme Court directives on police reforms on paper (as provided for in the Police Act or the government order). These directives  were laid down by the Supreme Court of India in its judgment in Prakash Singh and Others vs. Union of India and Others 2006.

October 12, 2020

पुलिस सुधार पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के निर्देशों पर सरकार की अनुपालना: एक आंकलन ( 2020)

यह नोट, सुप्रीम कोर्ट के पुलिस सुधार पर दिए गए निदेशों की अनुपालना की स्थिति  का  एक परिमाणात्मक आंकलन है।  यह नोट राज्य एवं केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों  

October 01, 2020

RIGHTS BEHIND BARS (2020) - Landmark Judicial Pronouncements 2010-2019

This publication contains summaries of several important judicial pronouncements on prisons and prisoners’ rights. This is the second edition of Rights Behind Bars, and it builds on the first edition to include important judicial pronouncements of the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts from 2010 to 2019.

September 29, 2020

CHRI MAKES AN ORAL STATEMENT AT THE UPR REPORT CONSIDERATION OF KIRIBATI AT THE 45th REGULAR SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Geneva CHRI delivered a video oral statement at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report consideration of Kiribati (Agenda Item 6) at the 45th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. CHRI was among the six civil society organisations that intervened during the debate.   The statement -- delivered by Ms.

September 28, 2020

Barriers in Accessing Justice

This report documents 14 case studies from Uttar Pradesh, India of police refusal and failure to register complaints of survivors of sexual assault. The case studies describe the experiences of sexual violence survivors in reporting their complaints, facing refusal and/or delay in the first instance, pursuing remedies, and the final outcomes.

September 24, 2020

Compliance Chart (Part II) - Supreme Court Directives on Police Reform: States with Executive Orders and Union Territories

Compliance Chart (Part II) reviews compliance by the Union and State governments with the Supreme Court directives on police reforms.  This chart refers only to states that have issued executive orders to implement the directives. For states that have enacted new police acts/amendments, refer to Chart 1.

September 21, 2020

CHRI MAKES A VIDEO INTERVENTION IN THE INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION AT THE 45th REGULAR SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Geneva CHRI delivered a video oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (Agenda Item 3) at the 45th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. CHRI was amongst the ten civil society organisations that intervened during the interactive dialogue, following the presentation by Chair-Rapporteur, Ms.

September 20, 2020

Government Compliance with Supreme Court Directives On Police Reforms: An Assessment ( 2020)

This note is a quantitative assessment of the status of compliance by states and union territories with the Supreme Court directives on police reforms on paper (as provided for in the Police Act or the government order).This note grades the states/UTs on compliance based on a set of specific parameters for each directive.

September 17, 2020

Supreme Court Directives on Police Reform Hindi

On 22 September 2006, the Supreme Court delivered an important judgment in Prakash Singh and Others vs. Union of India and Others instructing central and state governments to implement seven practical measures to kick-start police reform. The document contains the text of these seven measures as laid down by the court.