ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Information on Death Penalty

By going so far as using the defence of national sovereignty and impact on international relations to deny information relating to judicial executions, the Indian state is completely disregarding its clear international obligation to make such knowledge public. The need for information on the death penalty is not limited to the question of abolition. It is crucial for it enables citizens to properly debate the core issue in question - the real effectiveness of the death penalty in present-day India.

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