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Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee Review of India

We write in advance of the Committee’s review of India to highlight some areas of concerns regarding India’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (hereafter “The Covenant”). We hope our submission will inform your consideration as the Committee drafts its list of issues for the adoption at the 126th session, Geneva, 1 to 26 July 2019. We call on the Committee to urge the Government of India to address the following key issues under the Covenant:   Right to Bodily Integrity, Accountability (Articles 2, 6, 7, 9 and 10) Public officials in India continue to enjoy…

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