Acting on a petition that cites the “fate of detainees in quarantine centers and COVID-19 hospitals”, in addition to the attack on journalists and whistleblowers, the National Commission for Human Rights (CNDH) issued notices to the secretaries of the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The petition was moved by lawyer and human rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy who cited several cases of deaths, injuries, sexual offenses, snakebites, electrocution and even suicides in quarantine centers in across India. In his plea, Mr. Tripathy also reported brutal assaults, arrests and threats against media people who “risk their lives to spread the news of mismanagement … denounce corruption in the media. purchase of medical supplies … victimization of the general public. and unworthy treatment of the dead ”.
“Virtually nothing, but deaths in custody and torture as quarantine centers, COVID hospitals are creations of the state,” said Tripathy.
The petition adds that dozens of people have been killed and many more assaulted and victimized for exposing corruption and wrongdoing over the past six years, even as the Center notified the 2014 Launchers Protection Act. alert and modified it later. “The law, however, is not yet in force.”
Mr Tripathy’s petition cited several cases of corruption, including the Delhi High Court ruling in a dispute between importers and distributors over COVID-19 rapid test kits that allegedly exposed the scam upon purchase. by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR).
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