HRW – Stifling Dissent: The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in India

When it comes to democracy, liberty of thought and expression is a cardinal value that is of paramount significance under our constitutional scheme. —Supreme Court of India, Shreya Singhal v. Union of India, March 24, 2015. Summary Freedom of expression is protected under the Indian constitution and international treaties to which India is a party. […]

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HRW – “Treated Worse than Animals”

Summary and Key Recommendations The nurses would make us have the medications in front of them. If I complained that there were too many tablets, the nurse would sometimes forcefully put the pills in my mouth and stroke my throat to send them down, the way I feed my dogs…I woke up one night and […]

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