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‘Say NO to Death Penalty’

March 13, 2014 9:43 am0 comments
‘Say NO to Death Penalty’

Report of Meeting of All India Human Rights Organisations and Activists on March 8, 2014 in Chennai.

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On One Year of Afzal Guru’s Judicial Murder

February 9, 2014 10:25 am0 comments
On One Year of Afzal Guru’s Judicial Murder

On the first death anniversary of Afzal, I again see that still justice has not been given to his family. His body has not been returned to family. He became a victim of democratic institution of India during his life and even after that. I oppose and condemn all types of state repression, I oppose every form of injustice, I oppose militarisation and occupation. My voice may not bring justice to all of them, but I am sure that millions of such voices will develop an environment of thoughts, of justice, of truth and we will.

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Rights’ Groups Welcome the SC Judgement on Capital Punishment

January 22, 2014 1:47 pm0 comments
Rights’ Groups Welcome the SC Judgement on Capital Punishment

Civil and Democratic rights organizations have welcomed the Supreme Court judgment which has commuted the death sentence of 15 persons, including one female, to life sentence. Terming it a landmark judgment, the groups believe it to be a step forward in the abolition of the death sentence in India. Given below are the statements by JTSA, PUCL and PUDR. Summary and Text of the Judgment are also given at the end.

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Appeal for Funds for All India Convention against Death Penalty

January 13, 2014 4:50 pm1 comment
Appeal for Funds for All India Convention against Death Penalty

The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO), is in the process of organising an All India Convention Against Death Penalty on 1st February 2014 at Delhi. The day-long Convention will be held at the Auditorium of the Rajendra Bhawan, opposite Gandhi Peace Foundation, Delhi. The convention will be followed by a Rally.

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Abdullah Ocalan: A Living Argument Against The Death Penalty

April 27, 2013 9:33 am0 comments
Abdullah Ocalan: A Living Argument Against The Death Penalty

What is important is that the 200-word profile of Ocalan in Time is by Gerry Adams, President of Sinn Fein, a party historically linked to the Provisional Irish Republican Army. Adams establishes the relevance of that fact at the outset: The Irish peace accord known as the Good Friday Agreement is 15 years old this month. For almost all that time, Abdullah Ocalan, a founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party, has been in prison in Turkey.

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Democracy’s Noose and Afzal Guru

February 28, 2013 7:59 am0 comments
Democracy’s Noose and Afzal Guru

Did Afzal Gurus hanging satisfy the collective conscience of the nation?

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Politics in Death Penalty: by Rajindar Sachar

February 27, 2013 8:23 am0 comments
Politics in Death Penalty: by Rajindar Sachar

One had always heard perjorative remarks about politics and morality being distant neighbors, notwithstanding the life long struggle by Gandhiji to have some kind of connect between these.

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Is Capital Punishment Sensible?

February 25, 2013 11:14 am1 comment
Is Capital Punishment Sensible?

There is a staggering incoherence between death penalty and the very raison d’tre of punishment mechanism in a civilised society. Besides the metaphysical question on the collectives authority over individuals right to life, the logic of capital punishment can be contested from a purely unromantic point of view, by weighing up what such a measure eventually accomplishes.

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Hanging In India: Letter To A Prison Doctor

February 20, 2013 9:29 pm3 comments
Hanging In India: Letter To A Prison Doctor

Assuming that youre accurately quoted and it is mostly likely you have been as another newspaper has also done so while spelling your name differently, it is good to know that you have been checking the health of the four convicts regularly.

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Resolutions on Capital Punishment and the State of Indian Democracy

9:27 pm0 comments
Resolutions on Capital Punishment and the State of Indian Democracy

Resolutions adopted at the Meeting on Capital Punishment and the State of Indian Democracy

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