Families of alleged members of the banned SIMI say the accused are being tortured, kept in solitary confinement and denied meetings with their lawyers.
The families of those killed by the police in Hashimpura in 1987 have waited 30 years for justice, but all they have been promised so far is compensation.
Sunetra Choudhury’s ‘Behind Bars: Prison Tales of India’s Most Famous’ highlights how different jail experiences can be depending on who you are and what you can pay.
Human rights activists have maintained that they are against all forms of violence, but continue to come under attack by the state.
In Rohith Vemula and Kanhaiya Kumar’s Writings, an Extraordinary Power to Connect With Ordinary People
From Bihar to Tihar and Caste is Not a Rumour both demonstrate the privileges and pitfalls of belonging to certain castes, classes, institutions, locations and politics.
Reports and anecdotal accounts show a pattern of wrongful imprisonment of hundreds of Muslim youths who are convicted on the basis of flimsy evidence.
Ex-IPS officer Vibhuti Narain Rai recounts the massacre in his book Hashimpur 22 May, weaving a narrative with survivors’ stories, court documents and his own memories.