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Bibliographic Information on Torture/Custodial Deaths

INTRODUCTION


National Human Rights Commission Library has compiled and consolidated information from various sources on “Torture” to help the users in literature survey of printed and electronic material available in the Library of the Commission and many important Libraries of Delhi.

This Bibliography is available in the following form:-

(A) Centre/States Acts and Rules on Torture pdf (22 KB)

(B) International/Regional Instruments pdf (30 KB)

(C) Judgments of Supreme Court on Torture pdf (22 KB)

(D) National Human Rights Commission, India (NHRC). http://nhrc.nic.in

(1) Human Rights Cases : http://nhrc.nic.in/Cases.htm
Selected Case Summaries

   (a) Custodial Death

   (b) Police Excesses (Torture)

(2) NHRC Annual Reports containing information on Torture/Custodial Deaths

NHRC Annual Reports – Containing information on "Torture/Custodial Deaths"
1993-1994 Chap. V      Inquiring into Complaints : Illustrated Cases Page 12
1994-1995 Chap. IX     Inquiring into Complaints : Illustrated Cases Page 34
1995-1996 Chap. IX     Inquiring into Complaints : Illustrated Cases Page 46
1996-1997 Chap. IX     Inquiring into Complaints : Illustrated Cases Page 61
1997-1998 Chap. III (B)     Custodial Death, Rape and Torture
Chap.XIV (C)   Custodial Death, Rape and Torture
Page 10-12
Page 50-73
1998-1999 Chap. III (B)     Custodial Death, Rape and Torture
Chap. XVI (C)   Illustrated Cases
Page 15
Page 66-87
1999-2000 Chap. III (B)     Custodial Death, Rape and Torture
Chap. XVI (C)   Illustrated Cases
Page 22-30
Page 85-116
2000-2001 Chap. 3 (B)       Custodial Death, Rape and Torture
Chap. XIV (C)   Illustrated Cases
Page 19-38
Page 112-134
2001-2002 Chap. 4 (B)       Custodial Death, Rape and Torture
Chap. 13 (D) (a-b)   Illustrated Cases
Page 32-34
Page 145-159
2002-2003 Chap. 2 (C-2)      Custodial Death
Chap. 4 (B)         Custodial Death
Chap. 13 (a-b)    Custodial Death/Torture
Page 17
Page 54-58
Page 172-184
2003-2004 Chap. 4 (B)       Custodial Death/Torture
Chap. 15 (D) (a-b)   Illustrated Cases
Page 25-30
Page 179-193
2004-2005 Chap. 3 (D)       Torture
Chap. 4 (c-a)     Death in Custody
Page 1-16
Page 127,70-74
2005-2006 Chap. 3 (C)       Custodial Violence and Custodial Deaths
Chap. 4 (a-b)     Human Rights Violation by Custodial Institutions
Page 25
Page 30-57,208
2006-2007 Chap. 3 (D)       Custodial Violence and Custodial Deaths
Chap. 4 B-1 (a)   Human Rights Violation by Custodial Institutions
Page 18
Page 31-51


(E) Books on Torture pdf (30 KB)

(F) Articles on Torture pdf (35 KB)


In addition to indexing of information, bibliography provides Website addresses for the Full Text available on Central Legislation, International Conventions/ Instruments, Supreme Court Judgments & Orders on Torture and Annual Reports/Documents/Cases of National Human Rights Commission, India available on Internet.