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[Interview] Burden of enforcing right to life & to speedy trial by SC and the exchequer is worth undertaking: Justice V.N.Sinha

[Interview] Burden of enforcing right to life & to speedy trial by SC and the exchequer is worth undertaking: Justice V.N.Sinha

I did a joint interview with Justice V.N. Sinha with Live Law. Here’s the preview: Prisoners are treated as the crumbs of the society and imprisonment induces psychological scar. To suffer the burden of the terror tag, and being shunned into silence of confinement for over a decade, is a gross violation of human rights.…

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Prisons of Bihar Status Report 2015

Prisons of Bihar Status Report 2015

Justice V.N. Sinha (rtd.), Executive Chairman of the┬áBihar State Legal Services Authority (BSLSA), commissioned me to inspect all the 58 prisons of Bihar. This entailed interacting with each and every prisoner (30,070 on record) and examining each ward of every prison. The inspections revealed inhuman conditions of incarceration and custodial violence and torture. BSLSA published…

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