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Lecture # 59 hashimpur massacre, inmates rights violations and vigilante justice

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Lecture # 59 hashimpur massacre, inmates rights violations and vigilante justice

  1. 1. Hashimpur Massacre, Inmates and Larger Picture By: Harveer Singh twitter.com/iastoss +91-880-2009-420 This PPT is for educational purpose only. The learner is expected to supplement the video lecture with this ppt. The content is taken from various daily and weekly publications. Due care has been taken in preparing the material but the tutor or superprofs would not be responsible for any error or consequences arising out of it. 1
  2. 2. ## Hashimpur Massacre 2
  3. 3. UP-Provincial Armed Constibulary Alleged to be involved in number of human rights violation cases,[6] the blames include: worsening the situation during 1978 Aligarh riots, massacring more than 150 people during 1980 Moradabad riots, 3
  4. 4. instigating communal violence in Meerut in 1982 massacring over 40 people, all Muslims from the Hashimpura mohalla (locality) of the Meerut city in the incidence known as Hashimpura massacre, looting the markets in Kanpur while on duty in 2001 4
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  6. 6. Prison Break: When 2/3rd of the inmates are undertrial, it is a case of public vigilante and human rights both 6
  7. 7. • NHRC Recommendations: Revise Manual/ Avoid Overcrowding/ fast track undertrial cases/ • Prison is a home for Corrective and Reformative Measures. All India Prison Reforms Committees (AIPRC) Justice A.N. Mullah Committee 1980 RK Kapoor Committee 1986 Justice Krishna Ayer Committee 1987 7
  8. 8. • Over 2 lac trials are 5 years old and 40k are minimum 10 year old. • “Mercy Jurisprudence is part of the evolving decency that is the hallmark of society.” Supreme Court 8
  9. 9. Thank You. • For any feedback/query/word of thanks, the Tutor can be contacted at harveersinh@gmail.com 9

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