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Denial of family visits is example of punitive measure to suppress prisoners' protests against conditions of their detention; Adalah argued that these IPS instructions are illegal and must be revoked.
In an exceptional move, Professor Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and Mr. Anand Grover, the UN Special Rapporteur on...
Attorney Zaher: \"The shackling of prisoners in this manner prevents them from using the bathroom properly, which constitutes a grave breach of the constitutional rights of hunger-striking...
Adalah: The IPS’s sweeping order for 24-hour a day shackling of the prisoners has no relation with the seriousness of any risk posed or not by each person.