Pre-Trial Detention

Abuses in the criminal justice system

Amnesty International India seeks to work with the Government of Karnataka to reduce the number of undertrials, especially those languishing beyond the term of what their conviction would have been.

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Petitions

Take Injustice Personally – because the poor are locked away

Take Injustice Personally – because the poor are locked away

Did you know that 2.5 lakh people in India are currently in jail without having been proven guilty?


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Campaign Resources

Guidelines on assessing eligibility for release of undertrial Section 436A

Guidelines on assessing eligibility for release of undertrial Section 436A

Recommendations from Amnesty International India towards guidelines on assessing eligibility for release of undertrial under Section 436A CrPC and implementation of this legal provision

Letter from Human Rights Commission

Letter from Human Rights Commission

Recommendations from the National Seminar of Prison Reforms


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