Press Statements

09 Jun 2005
 Information relating to the execution of the death penalty in India is a state secret – this is the reply received by the People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) in response to an application filed under the Delhi Right to Information Act, 2001 to know details of persons who had been executed in Tihar Prisons in Delhi since 1947. In its reply dated 12 May 05, the DIG (...
13 Dec 2005
 Fact-Finding on the Salwa Judum, Dantewara District, by an All-India team (PUCL Chhattisgarh and PUCL Jharkhand, PUDR, Delhi; APDR, West Bengal and IAPL), Nov-Dec 2005 Since June 2005, Dantewara District (formerly part of Bastar district), Chhattisgarh, has been in the news for an alleged uprising of adivasis against the Communist Party of India (Maoist). Most media and official reports...