The Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee - SOCHUM - GA3


Jay Thanki
United Arab Emirates

Cite as

Delegation from India, Position paper for The Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee - SOCHUM - GA3.

Topic 1: Prisoners rights, standards for treatment and detention facilities, protection of detainees of uprisings.

The treatment of prisoners has been of extraordinary enthusiasm to debaters at a global level. A country’s crime rate largely depends on its prisoner treatment, which is precisely why prisoner treatment is such a vital factor that needs to be treated with utmost consideration. Everybody has similar rights which can never be taken away under any conditions. Furthermore, being in jail doesn't make the denounced a liable. The knowledge of this fact can have diverse psychological effects on the prisoners.

Article 14 of the Indian Constitution says that the State shall not deny to any person equality before law or the equal protection of laws within the borders of India. Furthermore, Article 19 of the constitution clearly grants all six fundamental human rights to all of its citizens, be it a government official or a prisoner. Article 21 states that the prisoners shall not be ripped off their life ...