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Jagtar Singh Johal: British man ‘tortured to sign blank confession’ in India

This BBC News article about Reprieve client Jagtar Singh Johal was accompanied by a television news package and an item on the Today programme on Radio Four. Jagtar has been in prison in India since 2017, since being abducted by plainclothes police and severely tortured into making a false ‘confession’ to involvement in a plot to kill Hindu leaders. This was broadcast on national television, underscoring the political nature of the case. This unfair trial by media is the only trial he has received so far.

For the full story at BBC News click here.