The Death Penalty is no Answer to Custodial Violance!
PUDR has all along been concerned with high profile cases be it the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case or the Parliament attack case as they raise serious issues pertaining to criminal jurisprudence.
The conviction of Santosh Singh by Delhi High Court for the rape and murder of Priyadarshni Mattoo is very welcome. Inspite of wait of ten long years justice has finaly been done with the overturning of Session's Court judgment acquiting Santosh Singh.
The Apunba Lup, the representative group of Manipur civil society, along with Delhi groups which included Human Rights Law Network, Saheli, People's Union for Democratic Rights, Sama and Jagori today made public the report of the Justice Jeevan Reddy Committee, set up to
People’s Union for Democratic Rights strongly condemns the reported decision taken today to hang Mohd. Afzal on 20th October 2006.