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In and around the nineteen eighties, an attempt was made to create a radio series on Kiriti’s tales. The ineffective criminal justice system increases the numbers of custodial torture by leap and bounds. The case is still pending against us. The main victims are the people living at the fringes of society; people living near the border; political opponents and persons with marginalized preferences.

Kirity Roy: Ten Portraits against Torture and Impunity

Roy out of ten activists of the world during the auspices of international human rights day; and published his version. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it.

The Times of India. I have highlighted these human rights violations with the National Human Rights Commission and BSF officials, while meeting them on various occasions.

Kirity Roy – Wikipedia

As secretary of a non-governmental human rights organisation based in Kolkata, Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha MASUM ,[1], he has been documenting alleged state atrocities upon the people from marginaliged sections of West Bengal. I came to know about the woes of agrarian poor and the misery of working people. Masum is conducting, among others, the following activities to fight torture and ill-treatment: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


My economic background did not cause any hindrance to my quest.

As part of the Kiriti series, there are around 80 novels and stories. Apart from intimidation and constant threats here is an account of interference that we face: The very act ,irity the state stands kkirity a proof that anyone raising voice against torture by the state will be crushed, and that the perpetrators in uniform will continue to enjoy complete immunity.

Retrieved from ” https: Roy documented cases ininin The main perpetrators are the police, BSF, armed force personnel, the lower judiciary, components of the Criminal Justice System, prison and home officials, administrative officials, elected representatives.

Inhis residence was attacked and bombed by the police for standing as witness in a Habeas Corpus case relating to abduction and murder of Bhikari Paswan, a jute mill worker, by the police. The courtship ends in marriage In the tale “Holud Shoitan”.

Kirity Roy

Kiriti Roy is described as a ‘rahasyabhedi’ private eye in Bengali and one of the few sleuths who takes the rich legacy of Bengali detective novels forward, with the tales being gripping and edgy. Bringing torturers and those authorising torture to justice sends a strong warning to all existing and would-be perpetrators.

Both the networks are working on custodial torture and Impunity.


His stories have a sense of adventure, of stalking criminals in the night, in general, a certain blood-curdling quality. Indian civil rights activists Living people Human rights in Bangladesh.

Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. Always a class apart, Kiriti is a deadly combination of intelligence and physical power.

Today, what is the biggest challenge in the fight against torture in your country? Languages This page is available in: Mostly, he carries a magnifying glass with rroy.

Roy documented cases ininin [2]. Blog Twitter Facebook Rss. Though, torture is prohibited under international law, it has been practiced in many countries to different extent and severity and India is not an exception. Unchallenged and unopposed, it has become a ‘normal’ and ‘legitimate’ practice all over the province. The reason was quite simple: Judicial harassment of rky rights defender Kirity Roy Frontline defender, 6 October They were posh and equally well-dressed. I also regularly speak about the issue in front of students, roj, lawyers, human rights communities, social institutions, and governmental departments.

What needs to be done is an immediate ratification of the UN Convention against Torture UNCAT and its optional protocols with domestic legislation for the same; a responsive criminal kkrity system; the abolition of all laws establishing or encouraging impunity like section of Criminal Procedure Code, Armed Forces Special Power Act, Border Security Force Act etc.