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State of emergency in India

Title
State of emergency in India
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:06:38
Description
Interview with an unidentified male representative for Amnesty International about emergency legislation in India during the period 1975-77 and the human rights infringements involved. The taking of political prisoners and the abandonment of its constitution and emergency legislation are all covered. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Amnesty International
Keywords
India; Political movements; Legislation; Political prisoners; Human rights; Human rights violations; Social conflicts; Amnesty International; Indira Gandhi

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