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Rahul Paswan

Rahul Paswan is a Writer/ Poet/ Translator/Storyteller from Bihar. Link to his blog is here shataapandwrite@wordpress.com.

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Disappearing rights: Undertrials and prisoners during lockdown

Posted Wed 23 Sep 2020 - 11:04 | 1,345 views

All over the world, prisons are potentially ground for the spread of the COVID-19 contagion, but another factor at play is the role of repressive governments at this moment continuing to imprison activists. This article looks at what prisoners can still access from jail and the effectiveness of online "visits" for prisoners from their lawyer and families in India.

Image description: Undertrial prisoner reaching towards computer screen showing Disconnected Symbol