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This is my first human rights report in series. In addition to regular press freedom reports, I commit myself in producing annual human rights report on Bhutan, henceforth. This report brings in the issues of human rights violations, government’s effort towards promoting and protecting human rights of the citizens and gap/lapses seen between these. I…

SURESH PRANJALI Based on the first-hand experiences of the refugee leader of the Bhutanese democratic movement, TekNath Rizal, Torture: Killing Me Softly shares many elements with Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish, which deals with the history of the modern penal system. Foucault’s book had introduced the brilliant ideas of the “body of the condemned” and…