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Amir Rizvi

Witness Protection A Pre-requisite to a Healthy Criminal Justice System

That the Indian Criminal Justice System suffers from multiple sores, affecting the deliverance of justice has been acknowledged by all. While large numbers of pending cases and delays are the simplest manifestations of this malaise, broken down, case by case, trial by trial there are four areas that need citizens attention and campaigns for reform.…

Amir Rizvi

Victimology A necessary advancement in Human Rights jurisprudence

Victimology is a science which establishes a relationship between a victim and violators of law. It also deals with the rights of the victims in any criminal trial or proceedings and also with the rights of the accused. The concept of victimology emerged in the 20th century during the closing of the World War II,…

Violence Against Mothers

How India Makes its Mothers Run From Pillar to Post

The year 2002 was particularly bad for two women. Asiya Begum’s son Khwaja Yunus was arrested after being accused of playing a role in the Ghatkopar blast case, where a bomb placed on a BEST bus exploded killing two and injuring 50 people. He was later allegedly killed in police custody. In neighbouring Gujarat, Rupa…

Najeeb, Rohith Vemula

भारत में माताओं पर पुलिसिया हिंसा और बर्बरता

ये कहानी उन भारतीय माँओं की है जो अपने बच्चों के लिए न्याय की लड़ाई लड़ रही हैं। वह महिलाएं जो कठिन सवाल पूछने की हिम्मत रखती हैं लेकिन उन्हें अपनी दृढ़ता का जवाब पुलिसिया हिंसा और बर्बरता के रूप में मिलता है। यह औरतें अटल, साहसी तथा सत्य की खोज में दृढ़ हैं। लेकिन इन सभी को अपने…

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