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Investigate use of excessive force against anti-dam protesters in Sonbhadra (UP): Amnesty India

New Delhi, India: In a written statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), human rights body Amnesty International India, said that “use of excessive ...

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Amnesty to launch briefing on human rights violations in the Maldives following fact-finding mission

Amnesty International is going to launch a briefing on a fact-finding mission on serious human rights concerns in the Republic of Maldives.

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Indian Army guns down 24-years-old Student in Tarl (J&K); Amnesty India seeks investigation

The Jammu and Kashmir government must ensure an independent criminal investigation into the killing of a 24-year-old student by army personnel on 13 April, Amnesty International India said.

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Gujarat anti-terror bill & other similar laws must be repealed: Amnesty India

A new anti-terror bill passed by the Gujarat state assembly falls far short of international human rights standards and must not receive the President’s assent to be passed into law, Amnesty International India said today. Similar laws already in force in other states and nationally must be immediately repealed.

Under trial shot dead in Telengana

Telangana must investigate alleged extrajudicial executions: Amnesty India

The Telangana Government must order an independent criminal investigation into the killing of five undertrials by Telangana Police on 7 April, Amnesty International India said.

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Suspected unlawful killings by Andhra Pradesh police must be investigated: Amnesty India

New Delhi, India: The killing of twenty suspected red sandalwood smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police must be investigated in a swift, thorough, and independent ...

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Amnesty India terms SCI ruling discarding section 66-A as historic

A landmark judgement by India’s Supreme Court striking down a vague and overbroad law on online expression is a defining moment for freedom of expression in the country, Amnesty International India said today.

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Amnesty International to release annual death penalty report on April 01

On 1 April, Amnesty International will be launching this 2014 report on death penalty developments and statistics from across the globe.

The State of World's human rights

Global response to atrocities by states and armed groups “shameful and ineffective”: Amnesty Report 2014-15

World leaders must act urgently to confront the changing nature of conflict and protect civilians from horrific violence by states and armed groups, urged Amnesty International as it launched its annual assessment of human rights around the world.

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Impunity remains widespread for human rights abuses in India: says Amnesty International report

New Delhi: Amnesty International yesterday released it’s Report 2014/15 on the state of the World’s Human Rights. The report, a copy of which is sent ...

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