# torture

India today defended its human rights records in Geneva during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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The attorney general of India, Mukul Rohatgi, representing the country, answered the questions and concerns sent in by other countries. Addressing the members of the United Nations, Rohatgi projected India's record on human rights protection at the global conference and said,"Concept of torture is alien to our culture".Netherlands regretted anti-conversion laws are used in India to fuel communal violence , Norway (also) urges India to ratify convention against torture.