The Death Penalty India Report (DPIR) was launched on 6th May 2016 and contains the findings of the DPRP. Comprising two volumes, the DPIR is a first of its kind of study on the issue of administration of death penalty in India.
The first volume of the report contains statistical information including the number of prisoners on death row, the average duration they spend on death row, and the nature of their crimes.
The second volume is a qualitative compilation of the experiences of the prisoners in their interaction with the criminal justice system, including torture in police custody, police investigation, relationship with lawyers, and impact on their families.
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