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USA: Trump’s seven first steps to sabotage human rights: Amnesty International

Since taking over at the White House, US President Donald Trump has wasted little time putting into action his poisonous campaign rhetoric.

Syria Executed 13,000 Civilian at Saydnaya Prison Since 2011, Says Amnesty International

UK based human rights organisation Amnesty International on Tuesday released as a part of human rights observation in the on going civil war in Syria has

Amnesty International releases documentary film “The Cost Of Coal”

The Amnesty International here today launched a documentary film under the heading of "The Cost Of Coal" depicting the forlorn situation of

Accountability Still Missing for 1984 Sikh massacre: says Amnesty India; Insaaf ’84 Campaign Digest Launched

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the central government must not waste the opportunity to deliver justice for the 1984 Sikh massacre, said Amnesty International India today at the Chandigarh launch of a campaign digest on the massacre.

Sikh Youth of Punjab Deplores India’s Opposition to UN Resolution on Abolishing Death Penalty

Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) strongly criticised Indian government for opposing the United Nations resolution that "sought to promote a moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty".

India Used Foreign Funding Law to Harass 25 NGOs; Stop Invoking FCRA to Restrict Peaceful Association, Speech: Amnesty, HRW

New Delhi: The Indian central government’s refusal to renew foreign funding licenses of 25 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) without valid reasons violates their rights to freedom of expression and association.

Bhopal Encounter Killings Must Be Investigated: Says Amnesty International India

The Madhya Pradesh government must ensure an independent, impartial, swift and thorough criminal investigation into the alleged extrajudicial execution of eight undertrial prisoners by the state police on 31 October, said Amnesty International India today.

Cease Wrongful Detentions In Jammu And Kashmir: Joint Statement by Amnesty, Human Rights Watch & ICJ

New Delhi: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir should end the use of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA) to arbitrarily detain people, including ...

Closure Of Kashmir Newspaper A Setback To Free Speech

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir must revoke an order to stop the printing and publication of Kashmir Reader, a Srinagar-based English daily, Amnesty International India said today.

Kashmiri Human Rights Defender Khurram Parvez Released, Detained Again

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez has been detained a second time, after a court ordered his release from administrative detention on Tuesday.

Kashmiri Human Rights Defender Held in Administrative Detention

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez must be immediately released from administrative detention unless he is charged with recognizable criminal offences, Amnesty International India said today.

Global Standards on Police Use of Force Violated In Kashmir: Amnesty International India

Security forces are using arbitrary and excessive force in response to protests in Jammu and Kashmir, violating international standards and worsening the human rights crisis in the state, Amnesty International India said today.

On International Day of Disappeared: A Light of Justice – Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra (Documentary)

On September 6, 2015, on the 20th anniversary of the police abduction of human rights defender Jaswant Singh Khalra, Ensaaf released A Light of Justice: Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra.

International Day of Disappeared: Where is Zeenat Shahzadi, Amnesty asks Pakistan

As the International Day of the Disappeared is marked around the world, Pakistan’s authorities must promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate the abduction and suspected enforced disappearance of Zeenat Shahzadi, Amnesty International said today.

ABVP seeks ban on Amnesty International India for holding event on Kashmir

Hindutva outfit and students' wing of ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Akhil Bhartiya Vidyardhi Parishad (ABVP) has demanded ban on Amnesty International India after the human rights body held an event called "Broken Families" in Bengaluru to highlight the plight of Kashmiri families, including those of Kashmiri Pandits.

Sedition Case: Amnesty International India’s response to complaint filed by ABVP

On 15 August, a First Information Report was reportedly registered against Amnesty International India with regard to an event held on 13 August, based on a complaint filed by an ABVP representative.

Sedition charges registered against Amnesty International India for holding event on Kashmir in Bengaluru

According to media reports, the Bengaluru Police have filed a criminal case against Amnesty International India for organizing an event as part of a campaign to seek justice for human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

End of Irom Sharmila’s Hunger Strike An Opportunity To Repeal AFSPA

Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience Irom Chanu Sharmila would end her 16-year-long hunger strike against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) today. Amnesty International India calls on authorities to drop all charges against her, and take steps to repeal the AFSPA.

Irom Sharmila’s fight against AFSPA takes a new course: Statement of Amnesty India

Amnesty International’s Prisoner of Conscience Irom Sharmila Chanu has taken an individual decision to end her 16-year-old fast against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act on August 9.

Sedition Case against Kashmiri Man for alleged Anti-India Facebook Posts Must Be Dropped: Amnesty India

The arrest of a Kashmiri man for 'sedition’ for sharing 'anti-India' posts on Facebook is an absurd use of an archaic law to curb freedom of expression.

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