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India: Sexual Harassment Case Against SC Chief Justice

(New York) – India’s Supreme Court should ensure that its examination of the sexual harassment complaint against the sitting Supreme Court chief justice protects the rights of the woman who filed the complaint, Human Rights Watch said today. The court’s decision on April 23, 2019 to set up an inquiry committee of three sitting supreme court judges safeguards the independence of the judiciary, but it would deny the woman access to an effective remedy as guaranteed under international human rights law. Because the case implicates one of the highest authorities tasked with safeguarding the Indian…

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