Saturday, March 2, 2024

Topic: Jail

Hopes shattered, savings exhausted; Kashmiris jailed outside the valley

Shaban Ganai, a labourer in his 60s, had to sell off his cattle and land in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district to arrange money to...

UP: UAPA prisoners’ mothers, wife, kid sent to jail for “fake RT-PCR report”; lawyer says foul play

On 27 September, three women and a child from Kerala were sent to jail by Uttar Pradesh police for allegedly using fake COVID RT-PCR...

Student leader in UP jail in threat of custodial murder, alleges family

Raising serious concerns about the health of student leader Atiq Ur Rahman in UP prison, family alleged that the negligence from the side of court and cops could be fatal to his life.

One in three people globally imprisoned without trial: Report

One in three prisoners around the world is being held without having stood trial or been found guilty by any court, according to a new study published on Friday by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

I will die if this goes on, Stan Swamy tells Bombay High Court

Jailed human rights defender Stan Swamy on Friday told the Bombay High Court that he did not wish to be admitted to a hospital, and urged the court to consider his request for interim bail, legal website Bar and Bench reported.

Shift Saibaba to hospital, disability rights group writes to NHRC

Disability rights NGO National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) has sought the National Human Rights Commission's intervention to shift professor G.N. Saibaba, a wheelchair user lodged in the Nagpur central jail, to a medical facility for treatment.