Police reforms are not enough

  Synopsis: Police reforms are much needed in India. In this respect, India can learn a lot from the George Floyd trial.  Killing of George Floyd was in news a few months back. In USA it sparked mass protests culminating in the conviction of the police officer involved in the case.  Why an erosion of public trust in the police… Continue reading Police reforms are not enough

Japan apologises to those forcibly sterilized, vows redress

Japan’s government has issued an apology and awarded compensation under a redress legislation to thousands of people with disabilities who were forcibly sterilised under the now defunct Eugenics Protection Law. Eugenics Protection Law was enacted in 1948 and was in place until 1996. The law aimed to prevent the birth of poor-quality descendants. The law… Continue reading Japan apologises to those forcibly sterilized, vows redress