NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR PREVENTION OF TORTURE

JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS

Compensation of Rs. 4,43,96,800 as of 14 March 2014
The ACHR's actions including under its "National Campaign for Prevention of Torture in India" have led to the award of Rs. 4,43,96,800 by the National Human Rights Commission of India as compensation for victims and/or their families in 163 cases involving 307 victims. The compensation also included government job for two relatives of the victims. Read the orders >>
Punishment/prosecution

In 14 complaints of human rights violations, the ACHR’s actions led to the punishment/prosecution of 39 perpetrators, including the dismissal of three law enforcement personnel from service and the arrest of three others pending trial. Read the orders
Latest orders/judgements

  • Award of Rs. 300000 to the Nok in case of custodial death in Bihar (case no 538/4/12/2012-AD) order dated 14 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 25000 to the victim of torture in Maharashtra (Case no. 205/13/34/2011/OC) order dated 13 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 500000 to the NoK in case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 1645/12/18/2011-AD) order dated 07 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 300000 to the NoK in case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 23765/24/32/2011-AD) order dated 07 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 500000 to the NoK in case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 18276/24/6/2010-AD) order dated 07 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 256000 to the NoK in case of extrajudicial execution in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 13/14/4/2010-FE) order dated 07 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 500000 to the NoK in case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 25/15/1/07-08-AD) order dated 07 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 500000 to the NoK in case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 7/23/4/2011-PF/UC) order dated 07 March 2014
  • Award of Rs. 100000 to the NoK in case of custodial death in Bihar (Case no. 1315/4/24/2011-AD) order dated 11 February 2014
  • Award of Rs. 100000 to the NoK in case of torture to death in Rajasthan (Case no. 401/20/14/2012-AD) order dated 06 January 2014
  • Award of Rs. 700000 to the NoK in case of Extra-judicial Execution in Tripura (Case no 24/23/4/2011-PF) order dated 13 December 2013
  • Award of Rs. 500000 to the NoK in case of Custodial Death in West Bengal (Case no 606/25/15/09-10-AD) order dated 11 December 2013
  • Award of Rs. 15000 to three victims of torture in Chandigarh (Case no 61/27/0/2011) order dated 25 November 2013
  • Award of Rs. 300000 to NoK in case of custodial death in Chhattisgarh (Case no 165/33/14/2012-AD) order dated 30 August 2013
  • Award of Rs. 250000 to NoK and injured person in case of custodial death and torture in Madhya Pradesh (Case no 140/12/13/2010-AD) order dated 31 July 2013
  • Award of Rs 800000 to NoK of deaceased in case of extrajudicial execution in Tripura (Case no 47/23/3/2010-PF) order dated 22 July 2013
  • Award of Rs 300,000 to NoK of deaceased in case of prisoner death in Andhra Pradesh (Case no 938/1/7/07-08-ad) order dated 20 June 2013
  • Award of Rs 100,000 to NoK of deaceased in case of custodial death in Madhya Pradesh (Case no 2205/12/46/2011-AD) order dated 17 June 2013
  • Award of Rs 24,75,000 to NoK of deaceased and injured persons who had become victims during an anti-Naxal operation in Maharashtra (Case no. 1924/13/11/2010) order dated 27 May 2013
  • Award of Rs. 500000 to NoK of deceased in case of death due to custodial torture in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 13842/24/57/09-10-AD) order dated 14 May 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100000 to NoK of deceased in case of custodial death in Maharastra (Case no. 659/13/16/2010-AD) order dated 10 May 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100000 to NoK of deacesed in case of custodial death in West Bengal (Case no 775/25/10/2011-AD) order dated 22 March 2013
  • Award of Rs. 200,000 to NoK of deceased in case of caste violation in Gujarat (Case no. 1113/6/21/2011) order dated 14 Mar 2013
  • Award of Rs. 150,000 to NoK of deceased in case of extrajudicial execution in Jammu and Kashmir (Case no. 28/9/8/2011-AF) order dated 7 Mar 2013
  • Award of Rs. 600,000 to NoK of deceased and other injured persons in a case of disproportunate use of firearms by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir (Case no. 11/9/3/2012-PF) order dated 7 Mar 2013
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death due to torture in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 49496/24/46/2011-AD) order dated 6 Mar 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of tortured to death in Uttarakhand (Case no. 797/35/13/2012-AD) order dated4 Mar 2013
  • Award of Rs. 10,000 to a victim of police torture in Gujarat (Case no. 305/6/21/2011) order dated 27 Feb 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death due to toture in West Bengal (Case no. 1128/25/11/2010-AD) order dated 26 Feb 2013
  • Award of Rs. 20,000 to a victim of police torture in West Bengal (Case no. 626/25/15/09-10-PF) order dated 29 January 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Maharashtra (Case no. 571/13/30/2011-AD) order dated28 January 2013
  • Award of Rs. 300,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 27872/24/31/09-10-AD) order dated 24 January 2013
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of tortured to death by Security Forces in Assam (Case no. 2040/12/19/2011-AD) order dated 08 January 2013
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of Extrajudicial Execution in Orissa (Case no. 702/18/14/2010-PF) order dated 08 January 2013
  • Award of Rs. 300,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death by Railway Protection Force personnel in Madhya Pradesh (Case no. 2040/12/19/2011-AD) order dated 07 January 2013
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Tripura (Case no. 21/23/4/2011-AD) order dated 09 November 2012
  • Award of Rs. 800,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of Disproportionate use of fire arms or force in Andhra Pradesh (Case no. 1148/1/21/2010/UC) order dated 07 November 2012
  • Award of Rs. 300,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of extrajudicial execution in Assam (Case no. 174/3/15/07-08) order dated 05 November 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Mizoram (Case no. 7/16/1/2010-AD) order dated 02 November 2012
  • Award of Rs. 25,000 to a victim of police torture in West Bengal (Case no. 868/25/13/2010-AF) order dated 17 October 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Andhra Pradesh (Case No 17/1/14/2011-AD) order dated 17 October 2012
  • Award of Rs. 300,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Maharashtra (Case No 1286/13/23/2011-AD) order dated 04 October 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case No 17377/24/31/2010-AD) order dated 18 September 2012
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case No 14100/24/22/2010-PCD) order dated 13 September 2012
  • Award of Rs. 350,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case No 11505/24/43/08-09/DB-I) order dated 31 July 2012
  • Award of Rs. 300,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Bihar (Case No 754/4/8/09-10-AD) order dated 05 June 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case No 24747/24/30/08-09-AD) order dated 05 June 2012
  • Award of Rs. 50,000 to a victim of police torture in Uttar Pradesh (Case No 31558/24/56/2010-WC/UC) order dated 04 June 2012
  • Award of Rs. 20,000 to a victim of police torture in Karnataka (Case no. 362/10/6/2010/OC/M) order dated 18 July 2012
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Kerala (Case No 113/11/10/2010-AD) order dated 09 July 2012
  • Award of Rs. 20,000 to NoK of a minor who died in police custody in Uttarakhand (Case No. 1706/35/8/2011-AD) order dated 02 July 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Haryana (Case No. 2560/7/18/2011-AD/M-3) order dated 26 June 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to NoK of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Gujarat (Case No. 706/6/17/2011-AD) order dated 6 June 2012
  • Award of Rs. 75,000 recommended to a victim of police torture in Arunachal Pradesh (Case no 26/2/0/2010) order dated 21 March 2012
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 recommended to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of custodial death (Case no 50/34/6/2011-AD) order dated 14 March 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 recommended to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Andhra Pradesh (Case no 1147/1/18/2010-AD) order dated 14 March 2012
  • Award of Rs. 30,000 recommended to the victim of torture in West Bengal (Case no. 624/25/15/07-08) order dated 06 March 2012
  • Award of Rs. 20,000 given to the victim of torture in Assam (Case no 167/3/12/2010/OC/M) order dated 03 March 2012
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 given to the next of kin of the victim in a case of extrajudicial killing in Assam (Case no. 187/3/8/07-08-AF) order dated 14 Feb 2012
  • Award of Rs. 10,000 recommended to a victim in a case of torture in Maharashtra (Case no. 2155/13/30/2010) order dated on 13 Feb 2012
  • Award of Rs. 200,000 recommended to a disabled person who was tortured by security forces in Meghalaya (Case no. 1/15/2/2011-PF) order dated 11 January 2012
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 compensation to NoK in a case of custodial death in Jhakhand (Case No 434/34/16/2011-AD) order dated 9 Januray 2012
  • Award of Rs. 50,000 recommended to a minor who was tortured by security forces in Assam (Case no. 135/3/22/09-10/OC/M) order dated 9 December 2011
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to NoK in a case of death in judicial custody in Orissa (Case no. 1214/18/5/2010-AD) order dated 1 December 2011
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 recommended in the case of custodial death in Uttar Pradesh (Case no. 30962/24/36/09-10-AD) order dated 2 November 2011
  • Award of Rs. 500,000 to the next of kin of the minor who was killed in cold blood by the Assam Rifles in Assam (Case no. 170/3/21/2010-PF/UC) order dated 26 September 2011
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Orissa (Case no. 654/18/7/2010-AD) order dated 15 July 2011
  • Award of Rs. 50,000 monetary relief recommended to a victim in a case of illegal detention and torture in Mizoram (Case no. 16/16/0/2010/OC), order dated 21 June 2011
  • Award of Rs.100,000 to the next of kin of deceased in a case of custodial death in Andhra Pradesh (Case no. 335/1/6/2010-A), order dated 03 May 2011
  • Award of Rs.75,000 to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Punjab (Case No 221/19/5/07-08-AD), order dated 12 January 2011
  • Award of Rs.300,000 to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of extrajudicial killing in Jammu & Kashmir (Case No. 153/9/8/07-08-AF), 31 December 2010
  • Award of Rs.500,000 to the next of kin of the deceased in a case of custodial death in Meghalaya (Case No. 10/15/2/09-10-AD-DB-I), 15 Dec 2010
  • Award of Rs.100,000 to the next of kin of the victim in a case of extra-judicial killing in Jammu and Kashmir (Case No. 113/9/2004-2005-AF), 03 December 2010
  • Award of Rs.500,000 to the next of kin of the victim in the case of a custodial death in Arunachal Pradesh (Case no 20/2/1/2010-PF/UC), 12 November 2010
  • Award of Rs.50,000 to a victim in a rape case by Security Forces in Madhya Pradesh (Case No. 468/12/5/09-10-AR), 18 October 2010
  • Award of Rs. 100,000 as interim relief given to the next of kin of the victim in the case of extra-judicial killing in Jammu & Kashmir (Case no SHRC/2009/42/2270), order dated 15 October 2010
  • Award of Rs. 435,000 given to the NoK of one deceased and five injured victims in a case of police firing in Assam (190/3/8/08-09-AF), order dated 16 September 2010
  • Award of Rs.300,000 to a juvenile victim's family, in the case of tortured to death in a Children's Home in Mizoram (Case No. 7/16/1/09-10), order dated of order 17 Aug 2010
  • Award of Rs.100,000/- to a victim in a torture case by security forces in Jharkhand (Case No. 1383/34/1/08-09), order dated of order 22 July 2010
  • Award of Rs.225000/- to victim family, in the case of killing by upper caste in UP (Case No. 18677/24/2005-2006), order dated of order 8 July 2010
  • Award of Rs.35000/- to victim family on ground of denial of medical treatment in UP (Case No. 12380/24/35/09-10), order dated of order 6 July 2010
  • Award of Rs.5 lakhs to a victim in a rape case by security forces in Manipur (Case No. 284/1/2004-2005-WC/UC), order dated of order 03 June 2010
  • Award of Rs.1 lakh to victim family in custodial death case of Nagula Ravinder Goud (Case 347/1/8/08-09-AD)
  • Award of Rs.45 lakhs for 15 victims of killing by armed opposition groups in Assam (Case No. 51/3/13/09-10/M-5), order dated of order 25 March 2010
  • Award of Rs.2.2 lakhs against killing in police firing in Manipur (Case No. 33/14/2004-2005/OC), order dated of order 23 March 2010
  • Award of Rs.1 Lakh in the torture case of Bhadrakanta Baruah and Ghana Neog (Case No. 203/3/15/08-09-AF), order dated of order 4 March 2010.
  • Award of Rs.25,000/- to a victim of Custodial Torture in Manipur (Case No. 24/14/4/07-08), order dated of order 12 Feb 2010
  • Award of Rs.50,000 in the Custodial Death Case of Haliram Saikia (Case No. 29/3/2003-2004-AD), order dated of order 01 Feb 2010
  • Award of Rs.5 Lakhs in the extrajudicial execution case of R.K. Sanjaoba (Case No. 22/14/2004-2005-DB-II/FC), order dated of order 28 January 2010
  • Award of Rs.25,000 in the torture case of Jeetendra Trivedi (Case No. 18676/24/2005-2006), order dated of order 19 January 2010
  • Award of Rs.6.5 lakhs in the tortured to death of Masud Rana Sarkar and injuries to three other family members by BSF personnel (Case No. 180/25/18/07-08-PF), order dated of order - 4 January 2010
  • Award of Rs.6.5 lakhs in the killing of Gubalya Chakma and injuries to seven others by BSF personnel (Case No. 3/16/2006-2007-PF), order dated of order - 29 December 2009
  • Award of Rs.200,000/- in the extrajudicial execution of Saikhom Samungou, Sanasam Ngongo Meitei and Thiyam Sunder (Case No. 37/14/2004-2005-af), order dated of order - 28 January 2009
  • Award of Rs.325,000/- in the massacre of five Chakma tribals by AOGs (Case No 3/23/2005-2006), order dated of order - 28 January 2009
  • Award of Rs.300,000/- in the killing of Lianzangmin Samte, Pumzahao, and Khailian in firing by security forces (Case No. 22/14/2005-2006-PF), order dated of order 17 December 2008
  • Award of Rs.200,000/- in the torture of Kamal Acharjee (Case No. 24/23/3/07-08), order dated of order - 8 December 2008
  • Award of Rs.25,000/- in the killing of Nishu Sharma in police firing (Case No. 97/9/2005-2006), order dated of order - 3 December 2008
  • Award of Rs.25,000/- in the custodial torture of Lalduhsiama (Case No. 1/16/2005-2006) order dated of order - 2 December 2008
  • Award of compensation of Rs.1,10,000/- for murder of Sinam Devan, Assam by the AOGs
    (Case no. 36/14/2004-2005-UC), order dated of order 16 May 2008
  • Award of Rs.100,000/- in the custodial death of Mr Rangappa (Case No. 95/10/2004-2005-cd), order dated of order - 29 August 2008
  • Award of Rs.110,000/- in the killing of Sinam Devan by AOGs (Case No. 36/14/2004-2005), order dated of order - 15 May 2008
  • Award of Rs.100,000/- in the killing of Zahoor Ahmed Mir in police firing (Case No. 178/9/2/07-08), order dated of order - 13 March 2008
  • Award of Rs.100,000/- in the tortured to death of Nitai Sarkar (Case No. 111/3/2003-2004-cd), order dated of order - 20 February 2008
  • Award of Rs.20,000/- in the incommunicado detention and torture of Nipul Saikia (Case No. 91/3/2006-2007-af), order dated of order - 18 February 2008
  • Award of Rs.200,000/- in the killing of Farooq Ahmad Wani and Ghulam Hassan Mughloo by army (Case No. 143/9/2004-2005-AF), order dated of order - 5 February 2008
  • Award of Rs.300,000/- in the extrajudicial execution of Ms Kunju Mushahary (Case No. 114/3/2004-2005-AF), order dated of order - 15 January 2008
  • Award of Rs.500,000/- in the extrajudicial killing of Pintu Singh (Case No. 287/34/2005-2006), order dated of order - 23 November 2007
  • Award of Rs.100,000/- in the custodial death of Dwipen Bayan (Case No. 133/3/2004-2005-AD), order dated of order - 19 February 2007
  • Award of Rs.100,000/- in the custodial death of Boya Venkatanna (Case No. 6/1/2003-2004-ad), order dated of order - 9 February 2007
  • Award of Rs.250,000/- in the custodial death of Mailapalli Satya Srinivasa Rao (Case No. 693/1/2002-2003-CD), order dated of order - 14 March 2006
  • Award of Rs.50,000/- in the rape and torture of a Reang tribal girl by police (Case No. 5/23/2003-2004-wc), order dated of order - 19 January 2005
  • Award of inetrim relief Rs.25,000/- to the victim, Laldushiama, in Mizoram
    (Case No. 1/16/2005-2006/M-5), order dated of order 28 April 2009
  • Award of interim compensation of Rs.3,00,000/-for custodial death of Harilal Yadav, UP
    (Case no. 704/24/2003-2004-CD), order dated of order 21 May 2008
  • Award of interim compensation of Rs.3,00,000/-for custodial death of Kunju Mushahary, Assam
    (Case no. 114/3/2004-2005-AF), order dated of order 11 September 2007
  • Award of compensation of Rs.5,00,000/- for extra-judicial killing of Pintu Singh, Jharkhand
    (Case no. 287/34/2005-2006), order dated of order 03 December 2007
  • Recommendation for immediate relief in custodial death case of Dwipen Bayan, Assam
    (Case no. 133/3/2004-2005-AD), order dated of order 19 September 2007
  • Award of compensation of Rs.1,00000/- and punishment of accused for custodial death of Boya Venkatanna, Andhra Pradesh
    (Case no. 6/1/2003-2004-AD), order dated of order 29 March 2007
  • Award of compensation for death of a prisoner due to inadequate medical treatment in Naini Central jail and recommendation to U.P. Government to take appropriate steps to solve over-crowding in the jail.
    (Case No. 11125/24/4/08-09/UC/M-1)
  • Accused "censured" in their service record for custodial death of Dollchand, UP
    (Case no. 9802/24/2003-2004-AD)
  • Accused transferred as punishment for inhumane treatment of juvenile, Puli Shiva, Orissa (Case no. 32/18/2003—2004)
  • Suspension of the accused policemen and forfeiture of salary increment for custodial death of Sukant Das, Orissa
    (Case no. 185/18/2003-2004-AD)
  • Award of compensation of Rs.2,00,000/- for custodial death of Khemla, Madhya Pradesh (Case no. 411/12/2003-2004-AD/UC)
  • RESEARCH AND CAMPAIGN

    Torture in India 2010

    Published: 13 April 2010

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-24-5
    Price Rs. 545/-



    NHRC of India condones torture

    SR on Torture and ICC on NHRIs urged to intervene
    03 August 2009

    On 28 July 2009, ACHR urged the NHRC to re-open and re-hear the complaint No. 24/14/2/08-09-PF pertaining to the torture of Mr Brajabasimayum Robin Sharma and others by the Assam Rifles personnel in Manipur State of India in September 2008. On 3 June 2009, the NHRC dismissed the complaint despite that the Manipur Police reporting that the victims"received minor physical injuries due to beating by the Assam Rifles personnel". ACHR also provided its comments and photographic evidence of torture (Mr Robin Sharma in the picture).

    ACHR's Actions Against Torture and other forms of Human Rights Violations in India

    Published: June 2009

    ISBN: 978-81-88987-20-7
    Price Rs. 545/-

    Police and caste nexus

    On 23-24 September 2008, ACHR investigated torture of Virender, son of Mr Jokhan Ram, a Scheduled Caste of Bahrakothi village under Ahraula Police Station in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The nexus between the police and the upper caste to grab the lands of Jokhan Ram has now been brought to the attention of the National Human Rights Commission.

    ACHR in Indian Parliament in 2008

    ACHR's first ever nation-wide assessment of the use of torture reported in Torture in India 2008: A State of Denial continues to create public debate in India. Questions specifically relating to the report were raised both in the Lok Sabha on 23 December 2008 (Question No. 3542) and in Rajya Sabha (Question No. 565 and Question No. 568) on 22 October 2008 wherein the India's Minister of Home Affairs provided answers to the questions.

    Torture in India 2008

    A State of Denial
    25 June 2008
    ISBN: 978-81-88987-16-0

    Price Rs. 545/-


    Universal Periodic Review & India's lack of commitment to combat torture

    Asian Centre for Human Rights prepared the stakeholders'' report on behalf of the Peoples' Forum for UPR which was signed by over 200 NGOs. In its report, the Forum urged for ratification of the Convention Against Torture and extension of invitation to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. A number of governments raised the issues. India in its response refused to make any commitment and continued its ambivalent position.

    Press Releases

    ACHR IMPACT IN MEDIA

  • Livemint
    Custodial Violence - A history of violence, 02 November 2012
  • Outlook India
    Custodial deaths on the rise, says report, 30 Januany 2012
  • Tehelka:
    The custodians of death, 28 December 2011
  • Press TV
    1500 deaths reported in India custody, 22 December 2011
  • The Sunday Guardian
    Brutal police kill at least four a day in custody, 11 December 2011
  • The Pioneer
    Lock-up horror, 10 December 2011
  • Radio Netherlands Worldwide
    No end to India's police torture death toll, 8 December 2011
  • NDTV
    1000s of Indian custody deaths from 'torture': Report, 29 November 2011
  • The Link
    Over 14,000 People Killed In Custody In India In 10 Years, 26 November 2011
  • Open
    Small world State of the Tortured Nation, December 2011
  • Asia Sentinel
    The Scandal of India's Human Rights, 25 November 2011
  • The Sentinel
    Meghalaya 2nd in custodial death in NE, 24 November 2011
  • The National
    Human rights report says 14,000 Indian prison deaths in a decade, 24 November 2011
  • Business Recorder
    1000s of Indian custody deaths from 'torture', 24 November 2011
  • Agence France Presse (AFP)
    1000s of Indian custody deaths from 'torture', 23 November 2011
  • Tehelka
    Parliament needs to open the rights door, 23 November 2011
  • The Wall Street Journal
    India’s Torture Record Under Spotlight, 23 November 2011
  • Blitz
    India, tortura in carcere: 4 morti al giorno, 23 November 2011
  • The Times of India
    Lockup deaths equal conflict toll, 22 November 2011
  • Tehelka
    Four custodial deaths daily over the last decade, 21 November 2011
  • Kashmir Media Service
    Over 14,000 people killed in custody in 10 years in India, IHK, 21 November 2011
  • The Assam Tribune
    84 custodial deaths in State from 2001-2010, 21 November 2011
  • Eurasia Review
    India: Over 14,000 People Killed In Custody In 10 Years – OpEd, 21 November 2011
  • Asian Correspondent
    India: Over 14,000 people killed in custody in 10 years, 21 November 2011
  • Nagaland Post
    Thousands killed in prisons: Report, 21 November 2011
  • The Hindustan Times
    Teenager killed in police custody in Meghalaya; NHRC orders compensation, 5 January 2011
  • The Pioneer, India
    Maoists worst rights violators, 18 April 2010
  • California Chronicle
    Increase of custodial deaths in India, 17 April 2010
  • The Journal of Turkish Weekly
    India's Grim Human Rights Records, 17 April 2010
  • American Chronicle
    Increase of custodial deaths in India, 16 April 2010
  • World Sentinel
    Increase of custodial deaths in India, 16 April 2010
  • Deccan Herald, India
    Govt to table anti-torture Bill, 16 April 2010
  • The Seoul Times, South Korea
    Grim Picture of Human Rights in India, 16 April 2010
  • News Blaze
    India's Grim Picture of Human Rights Record, 16 April 2010
  • CathNews India (UCA News)
    Priest demands action on police torture, 16 April 2010
  • CNN-IBN, India
    Maoists worst human rights offenders: study, 14 April 2010
  • Central Chronicle
    Eagle's Eye: Grim picture of human rights record, 15 April 2010
  • apa, Azerbaijan
    In India, beaten US journalist becomes focus of police torture probe, 15 April 2010
  • The Statesman, India
    Custodial deaths on the rise, 14 April 2010
  • The Times of India
    Custodial deaths up by 41% since 2004: Report, 14 April 2010
  • The Hindustan Times
    Rise in police torture, 14 April 2010
  • Radio Netherlands Worldwide
    Indian Maoists worst rights offenders, 14 April 2010
  • Deccan Chronicle, India
    Maoists worst violators: Study, 14 April 2010
  • ABC.es
    Defensores DDHH denuncian la "sistemática" tortura policial en la India, 13 April 2010
  • The Economic Times
    Maoists worst rights offenders: Study, 13 April 2010
  • The Christian Science Monitor
    In India, beaten US journalist becomes focus of police torture probe, 13 April 2010
  • The Globe and Mail
    India approves anti-torture law, 13 April 2010
  • AFP
    Indian Maoists worst rights offenders: study, 13 April 2010
  • Press Trust of India (PTI)
    Cases of custodial death up by 40 per cent, says NGO, 13 April 2010
  • Sify News
    'Custodial deaths rose 41.66 percent in UPA rule' 13 April 2010
  • Zee News
    Custodial deaths rose 41.66 percent in UPA rule: ACHR, 13 April 2010
  • Daily Times
    HR group alleges custodial deaths increased since 2004, 13 April 2010
  • The Himalayan Times, Nepal
    Maoists worst rights offenders, 13 April 2010
  • The Hindu, India
    Pay compensation for torture: NHRC, 16 March 2010
  • The Tribune, India
    Give relief to torture victims, Army told, 16 March 2010
  • The Assam Tribune, India
    Defence Ministry yet to honour NHRC directive, 16 March 2010
  • Asian News International
    Asian rights body lauds NHRC order to Army to pay compensation for innocents torture in Assam, 16 March 2010
  • The Shillong Times, India
    Army asked to pay compensation to torture victims, 16 March 2010
  • Zee News, India
    Pay 50K compensation to two Assamese: NHRC to Centre, 15 March 2010
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Less and less room to hide, 3 February 2010
  • The Hindu, India
    NHRC pulls up Manipur for not reporting 111 encounters, 2 February 2010
  • The Pioneer, India
    NHRC seeks fake encounter list, 2 February 2010
  • The Telegraph, India
    Manipur to pay Rs 5lakh for ‘killing’, 2 February 2010
  • Indian Express, India
    Explain encounter killings, NHRC tells Manipur, 2 February 2010
  • Imphal Free Press, India
    NHRC tells govt to explain 111 “fake encounter” killings, 2 February 2010
  • CNN-IBN, India
    NHRC orders fake killings report from Manipur, 1 February 2010
  • The Times of India
    NHRC asks Manipur for report on 111 gunbattles, 1 February 2010
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Report on 111 fake encounters, NHRC tells Manipur, 1 February 2010
  • The Shillong Times
    Fake encounter: NHRC asks Manipur Govt to pay compensation, 2 February 2010
  • The Telegraph, India
    Rights panel fights for dead border boy - Govt told to pay Rs 5 lakh to family, 13 January 2010
  • The Hindu, India
    NHRC directs Centre to give Rs. 5 lakh to torture victim, 12 January 2010
  • The Statesman, India
    Compensation recommended for victims of BSF violence, 9 January 2010
  • The Hindustan Times, India
    Home ministry asked to compensate kin of BSF torture victim, 8 January 2010
  • The Times of India
    HP police under scanner, 4 January 2010
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