prison rape

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prison rape

Rape that occurs when the victim is assaulted by another prisoner or by a prison employee.
See also: rape
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Bharti Ali of HAQ Center for Child Rights says: " Such crimes should be treated like custodial rape.
Among the States, Uttar Pradesh has the worst human rights record with 66 percent of the fake encounter killings (201 complaints out of the 301 complaints), 241 cases of death in judicial custody and maximum number of custodial rape (2) in 2006-2007.
OMCT and HRCP welcomed in a letter submitted to NA on Thursday on the draft Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape Bill that has been pending before the National Assembly.
Islamabad -- The Senate today unanimously four private members bills namely the anti honor killings laws amendment bill, the bill to amend the Qanooni Shahdat Order 1984, the bill to amend the privatization commission ordinance 2000 and the bill to provide for the prevention of torture, custodial death and custodial rape, all moved by PPP Senators.
Senator Farhatullah Babar moved the bill for considering the Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill, 2014 for amendment.
Goa police has charged Tejpal with rape, custodial rape and outraging the modesty of a woman colleague during a conclave sponsored by Tehelka at a five-star hotel in Goa last month.
As seen by some of the responses to this case, instances of familial and custodial rape present doughty challenges to even the most adamantine feminists.
The ACHR stated that in order to address custodial rape, the Government of India amended Section 176 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to "provide for mandatory judicial inquiry in case of death or disappearance of a person, or rape or a woman while in the custody of the police".
The passed bills included AntiHonour Killings Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill 2014, the Torture, Custodial Death and Custodial Rape (Prevention and Punishment) Bill 2014, the AntiRape Laws (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill 2014 and the Privatization Commission (Amendment) Bill 2013.
Because Human Rights Watch was not able to openly conduct research in Sri Lanka or interview people still in custody, these cases likely represent only a tiny fraction of custodial rape in political cases.
Party chief Nitin Gadkari sent a set of recommendations to the committee calling for death for those convicted of gang rape, abduction and rape, and custodial rape.
The bill provides for the prevention of and protection of Pakistani citizens and of all other persons for the time being in Pakistan from all acts of torture, custodial death and custodial rape.