Category: Custodial justice

Voices for Custodial Justice Newsletter – March 2017 Issue

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Consultation for fine-tuning the Police (Reforms) Act 2013

                      West Regional Consultation for fine-tuning the draft Model Police Act as an alternate to                                The Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act 2013                 …

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Workshop for Human Rights Defenders to gain rights in various custodial institutions

Institute of Human Rights Advocacy and Research conducted a two days Training for Human Rights Defenders at Chennai on 17th & 18th Jan 2017. 39 participants took part in this training. Participants include social work students, activists working for third gender’s rights, reforms in mental health institutions and mentally challenged persons’ rights, minorities’ rights, youth …

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Follow-up Audit Workshop

Follow-up meeting on Training programme for Human Rights Defenders on various Human Rights Perspectives held on 22nd & 23rd January 2016, Chennai Human Rights Institute conducted a follow-up meeting for Human Rights Defenders who participated in “Follow-up meeting on Training programme for Human Rights Defenders on various Human Rights Perspectives held on 22nd & 23rd …

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Are our prisons safe places?

Our Prisons are Safe Place? Adv. Vijayashankar (Sr Coordinator, HRF) shared his views in Nenju Porukkuthillaye TV Show on Kalaignar TV to watch…    

National Consultation on issues & challenges in Custodial Justice

                                                                     Access to Justice                             National Consultation on issues & challenges in Custodial Justice                                                            & Criminal Justice System ‘National Consultation on Custodial Justice’ was held on Saturday 12 November 2016 in …

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Voices for Custodial Justice Newsletter – September 2016 issue

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Fact finding on Ramkumar’s suicide death in Puzhal Prison

The alleged suicide of murder suspect P.Ramkumar in the high security Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai on 18 September 2016 has given rise to many questions and doubts. The prison authorities claim that Ramkumar took his life by biting a live wire from a switch board inside the prison. His relatives and lawyers claim that …

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Voices for Custodial Justice Newsletter – August 2011 Issue

Voices for Custodial Justice Newsletter – August 2011 Issue  

Voices for Custodial Justice Newsletter – January 2016 Issue

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