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#India #Deathpenalty #Humanrights and Bhullar case

Marcia G. Yerman Writer on women’s issues, human rights, environment and culture In 2011 I wrote a story covering a demonstration to protest the impending execution of SikhProfessor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar in India. Bhullar’s mercy petition, filed in 2003, languished for eight years… Continue Reading →

#India – IO probing Hem Mishra and Prashant Rahi case gets over 20,000 letters from across the world

Vivek Deshpande : Nagpur, Thu Jan 02 2014, The investigating officer (IO) in cases pertaining to Hem Mishra and Prashant Rahi, arrested by the Gadchiroli police in August-September last year, has received over 20,000 letters from across the world declaring the… Continue Reading →

Amnesty demands Irom Sharmila’s release #AFSPA #Vaw

IMPHAL, December 17, 2013 Iboyaima Laithangbam, The AP Amnesty International India has demanded dropping of all charges against Irom Sharmila (seen in file photo) and her immediate release. Amnesty International India has demanded dropping of all charges against Irom Sharmila and her… Continue Reading →

#India must commute #deathpenalty of all prisoners at risk of Execution #AbolishDP

World Day against Death Penalty:  By PARMJIT SINGH Published: October 10, 2013  New Delhi, India (October 10, 2013): According to a press statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by the Amnesty International India [a]t least 23 people in India… Continue Reading →

Herman Wallace – Justice deferred to the end #mustread

Herman Wallace was held in an isolation unit for over 41 years. © Private “> Enlarge “> Herman Wallace when he was first arrested. © The Mob Film Company Ltd 2009 Today is a sad day for human rights and… Continue Reading →

Irom Sharmila – The Iron Lady produced before court #AFSPA

Add Media Written by Manipur Times Assam tribune  and Manipur times IMPHAL, July 23 – Manipur’s Iron Lady Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been in prison since 2000 for being on an indefinite fast protesting the controversial anti-terror law was… Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity- Protecting people without violating their right to Privacy

‘No’ to peeping Sams   SAMIR SARAN and ABHIJIT IYER-MITRA in The indu The challenge of cybersecurity lies in protecting people without entering their private space or making ‘national security’ an excuse to trample on their freedoms L’affaire Snowden is the… Continue Reading →

Abolitionists hold conference in Spain #Deathpenalty

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Gail Alexander Only for the most extreme cases. That’s part of Government’s continuing stance on the death penalty, which remains on T&T law books and which currently applies to 30 persons on Death Row—including one female. Speaking… Continue Reading →

#India – Why the #deathpenalty must end

June 5, 2013   Kanimozhi, The Hindu Lawmakers are eager to appear resolute in the fight against crime, but seem to forget that certainty of punishment, not severity, is the real deterrent “An eye for an eye makes the whole… Continue Reading →

Australia- Refugee Children to be moved to detention centres

Date May 1, 2013 Mark Kenny, SMH Chief political correspondent   Darwin’s Wickham Point centre for families. Photo: Glenn Campbell Children will again be held in mainland detention centres, with authorities setting aside a compound at Darwin’s Wickham Point centre for… Continue Reading →

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