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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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Amnesty want Indian Govt. to raise Bhopal gas issue with US president Barack Obama

Ahead of the keenly-watched India visit of Barack Obama, International Human Rights group Amnesty International yesterday (on Jan. 22) asked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the issue of Bhopal gas tragedy during his meeting with the US President in India.


Retrial of Al Jazeera journalists must pave way to their unconditional freedom: Amnesty International

“The trial of these three men was a complete farce. Their only crime was to challenge the political narrative of the authorities,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui.

Amnesty India condemns rearrest of Irom Sharmila

Authorities must release Irom Sharmila following government decision to decriminalize attempt to suicide

Authorities in India must build on the central government’s decision to decriminalize attempt to suicide by dropping all charges of attempted suicide against Prisoner of Conscience Irom Sharmila and releasing her immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International India said today.

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India: Amnesty International India hold round-table on bulling in schools as party of #BullyNoMore campaign

A press release by Amnesty International India says six students from Bangalore shared their views on bullying in schools with the India’s Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani in New Delhi on 5 December 2014 at a round table organised by Amnesty International India with the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Salil Shetty Speaks about 1984 Sikh Massacre

Sikh Massacres of 1984 can not and will not be forgotten: Salil Sheety, Secretary General, Amnesty International

A release by the Sikh Federation UK says Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty has sent a message to the Sikh Federation (UK) for the series of 30th Anniversary of November 1984 Sikh Genocide Remembrance events. Next event Thursday 11 December in the European Parliament, Brussels from 9-11am.

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India: Changes to environment, land acquisition laws jeopardize human rights – Amnesty International

New Delhi, India: Recent changes made and proposed to India’s environment and land acquisition policies strike at the right of communities to be consulted on decisions affecting them, Amnesty International India said.

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