Friday, September 14, 2007

Ethics of Narco-Analysis: Lecture in New Delhi

The People's Union for Democratic Rights, Delhi is organising a lecture on Narco-analysis as a form of torture, and Democratic Rights'. It will be delivered by Dr.Amar Jesani, Centre for Studies in Ethics and Rights, Mumbai and editor of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics.

The invitation to the lecture says the use of sodium pentothal and other truth serums is gaining ground in India, and (mis)used in police investigations. It violates Article 20(3) of the Constitution.

The lecture will be followed by a discussion.

Date: September 15, 2007, Saturday.
Time: 4 p.m.
Venue: Indian Law Institute,(Opp.Supreme Court gates at Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi)
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