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Investigating Police Brutality: A Reading List

Despite police reforms being formulated and implemented, India still has not managed to deal with police brutality adequately.

India's Silent Acceptance of Torture Has Made It a 'Public Secret'

The prevention of torture has been one of the key human rights developments in the last decade. With India’s strong stake for a seat at the security council, the issue has assumed importance. However, India’s commitment to preventing and abolishing torture as well as punishing its perpetrators is extremely weak.

Torture in Custody

The endemic practice of torture in police custody - which is making India a pariah of sorts among civilised nations - can be held up as an example of our lasting adherence to tradition, both indigenous and colonial.
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