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Extra-judicial Killings

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Since the 1990s, extra-judicial killings have become prevalent as a means to combat crime and terrorism in India. This chapter shows that official and unofficial policies, both within the police and ... More


Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

SAHRDC

A.G Noorani (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Civil liberty is a complex issue with unchanging fundamentals. Cases that were decided hundreds of years ago yield principles that are still applicable and relevant today. India used to have a rich ... More


Pakistan

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Pakistan has codified some of the world's most draconian anti-blasphemy laws, which can carry a life sentence or the death penalty. While there have been no official executions for blasphemy, ... More


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