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Punjab: Amnesty for Police Officers

Politics of Truth and Reconciliation

Punjab: Amnesty for Police Officers

The issue of amnesty to police officers charged with human rights violations in Punjab during the days of militancy became a public issue in the context of the assembly elections in the state. The discourse that developed around it posed human rights and national security as contradicting concepts quite overlooking the fact that there exists a common terrain constituted by norms of constitutional democracy and rule of law.

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