The National Law University was established under the NLUA Act of 2007. Project 39A is a group associated with the university and it recently released a report called the Annual Death Penalty Report, 2022. According to the report, the number ..
According to Death Penalty in India report, the number of prisoners on death row at the end of 2021 was 488. This number was highest in 17 years. Key Points Year 2021 witnessed highest number of prisoners on death row, ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The Amnesty International recently released the global Review of Death Penalty. Key Findings of the report Around 483 executions were recorded in eighteen countries according to the report published by Amnesty International. In 2019, the number of executions recorded were ..
Project 39A was conducted by a team of National Law University, Delhi. According to the project, the Indian Courts invoke “Collective Conscience” of the society in most of the death penalty cases. Project details The study chose three states and ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia recently abolished flogging as a punishment in the country. This is seen as the latest in a series of measures to reform the orthodox government. Flogging in Saudi Arabia The Supreme Court of Saudi ..
On March 20, 2020, four convicts of the Nirbhaya Gang Rape were hanged to death in Tihar Jail. Highlights In September 2013, a fast track court convicted them with death sentence. Several curative and mercy petitions were filed by them ..