South Asia | Indian court criticized for denying convicted rapists furlough rights

Indian court criticized for denying convicted rapists furlough rights

Experts says judicial decisions must be based on reliable empirical evidence and should not reinforce harmful stereotypes

June 30, 2018 3:07 PM (UTC+8)
Convicted rapists are denied prison furlough because they are deemed more likely to reoffend than murderers. Photo: iStock
Convicted rapists are denied prison furlough because they are deemed more likely to reoffend than murderers. Photo: iStock
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