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 ...
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 has been detained a second time, after a court ordered his release from administrative detention on Tuesday.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ensure that the Special Investigation Team formed by the government make the status of their investigation public, and that they file charges against suspected perpetrators wherever sufficient evidence is found.
A range of prominent activists, journalists, lawyers and political leaders called on the government to deliver justice & reparation for the survivors of the 1984 Sikh massacre at an event organized by Amnesty International India in New Delhi today.
New Delhi: New foreign funding restrictions imposed on Lawyers Collective, a prominent human rights organization, violate constitutionally guaranteed rights to freedom of expression and association, ...
‘Blackout in Bastar: Human Rights Defenders Under Threat’ describes how journalists, lawyers and activists have been harassed, attacked and locked up for investigating excesses by security forces and seeking justice for human rights abuses.
Jammu and Kashmir authorities must immediately release a teenage girl and her father and aunt who are being detained in ‘protective custody’ by the police in Handwara, Kupwara district.
Authorities must conduct a full and independent criminal investigation into the killing of three protesters in firing by Indian Army personnel in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir. Those responsible must be prosecuted in a civilian court of law.
Authorities in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh must immediately look into serious allegations of torture, drop charges against journalist Prabhat Singh for allegedly sharing a message on Whatsapp underlining the absence of any kind of protection extended to journalists by the state police, and release him without delay.Next Page »