Legislation

Alarming act

Print edition : October 03, 2014

Central Jail, Chennai. Preventive laws have always been criticised for the scope for human rights violations that they open up by allowing detentions on the strength of mere suspicion or apprehension. Photo: S. THANTHONI

The amendments the Tamil Nadu government has made to its law of preventive detention threaten fundamental rights and the principle of rehabilitative justice.

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