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Data shows that if constructive measures are not taken, thousands will continue to suffer behind bars in inhumane conditions, awaiting a declaration of their guilt or innocence(Hindustan Times)

Analysis| India’s prison system needs urgent reform

By Madhurima Dhanuka and Siddharth Lamba
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 05:55 PM IST
The 2018 statistics on prison must spur the criminal justice system to assess, evaluate and take affirmative steps
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Riot police prepare to invade a prison in the Puraquequara neighbourhood in Manaus, Brazil. (AFP Photo)
Riot police prepare to invade a prison in the Puraquequara neighbourhood in Manaus, Brazil. (AFP Photo)

40 dead as clashes break out in four Brazilian jails

By Agence France-Presse | Rio de Janeiro
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 12:36 AM IST
No guns or knives were used in the killings, which prison officials said appeared to have been sparked by a “rift between prisoners who belonged to the same criminal group and were involved in drug trafficking in the state”.
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Naxalites arrested by police at Gangabigha in the Nalanda district of Bihar on 23 November, 1985.(HT File)
Naxalites arrested by police at Gangabigha in the Nalanda district of Bihar on 23 November, 1985.(HT File)

Review: 13 Years; A Naxalite’s Prison Diary by Ramchandra Singh

By Manjula Narayan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Ramchandra Singh’s prison diary captures the ideological and physical struggles of a young man of the Naxalbari generation
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