Pandemic Policing in Madhya Pradesh | Podcast

A conversation with Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project (CPAProject) on their 2020 report, “Countermapping Pandemic Policing: A Study of Sanctioned Violence in Madhya Pradesh” & on what motivates their intervention in the criminal justice system, the everyday policing of certain groups (like denotified tribal communites) and the over-reliance on criminal law to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

You can read the full transcript with accompanying audio here.

The CPAProject is a grassroots litigation-research intervention based in Bhopal that particularly focuses on accountability against the criminalisation of marginalised communities across the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Forensic Techniques and State Violence in India | Podcast

A conversation with Professor Jinee Lokaneeta about her latest book, “The Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India” (2020), her research motivations, and the relationship between forensic techniques and state violence.

You can read the full transcript with accompanying audio here.

Dr. Jinee Lokaneeta is Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Relations at Drew University, USA. She is also the author of “Transnational Torture: Law, Violence and State Power in the United States and India” (2011)