Results 1 – 16 of 16 Circle of Light by Kiranjit Ahluwalia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! Circle of light: the autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia. [ Kiranjit Ahluwalia; Rahila Gupta]. Kiranjit Ahluwalia (born ) is an Indian woman who came to international attention after commitment” in helping to bring to light the subject of domestic violence. She wrote an autobiography with co-author Rahila Gupta, Circle of Light.

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Your request to send this item kiranjih been completed. Women murderers — Great Britain — Biography. At her trial, the proceedings of which she barely understood, Kiranjit was found guilty of murder, and sentenced to life imprisonment. Jun 05, Aditee rated it liked it.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Since than, killing the husband can not longer be sentenced for murder, at most one spouse falls ccircle of course a victim of negligent homicide [ wp ] or manslaughter [ wp ].

Although her submission of provocation failed under R v Duffy the loss of control needed to be sudden, [2] which this was notshe successfully pleaded the partial defence of diminished responsibility under s. For the first time ahouwalia was safe from beatings and abuse, and was able to make friends with other women – including Sara Thornton, still imprisoned for an offence similar to her own.


During the screening in Cannes, Ahluwalia sat next to Rai, holding her hand and sobbing during the most violent scenes. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

Circle of Light: The Autobiography of Kiranjit Ahluwalia

Sep 04, Yoda rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Miscarriage of justice List of miscarriage of justice cases in the United Kingdom. Isolated by a society in which wife-beating was regarded as a normal part of life, Kiranjit, in desperation, killed the man who had tortured her for so long. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.

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lighht Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Inexhausted, confused and driven beyond endurance by the suffering she had undergone, Kiranjit killed the man who had made her life a misery. Dhanya marked it as to-read Nov 19, Nafisa rated it really liked it Jun 15, At her trial she was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder. Please enter your name.


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Journalism is not a crime! Kiranjit’s conviction was overturned on appeal in on grounds circlr insufficient counsel—Kiranjit had not been aware that she could plead guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility. Don’t have an account? Refresh and try again. Manashree marked it as to-read Mar 02, The E-mail Address es field is required.

The case Ahluwalia had a significant impact on the British legal system. Venkat marked it as to-read Jan 25, kirankit Chak KalalPunjabIndia. You already recently rated this item. The E-mail message field is required. Kiranjit Ahluwalia born is an Indian woman who came to international attention after burning her husband to death in in the UK.

Finding libraries that hold this item You may have already requested this item. Inafter ten years of an arranged marriage during which she was mentally and physically abused, Kiranjit Ahluwalia, driven beyond endurance, killed her violent, drunken husband.

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