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Aung San Suu Kyi Burying Her Head In The Sand About Rakhine Horrors: Amnesty International India

Reacting to today’s speech by Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s State Counsellor and de facto leader, on the crisis in Rakhine State, James Gomez, Amnesty

Lynching By ‘Gau Rakshaks’ Should No Go Unpunished: Amnesty International India

Responding to reports of the Rajasthan police clearing six men suspected of involvement in the lynching of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer falsely accused

“Losing Sight In Kashmir: The impact of pellet-firing shotguns”, A Report By Amnesty International India

Pellet-firing shotguns, which have been responsible for blinding, killing and traumatizing hundreds of people in Kashmir, must be immediately banned,

India Must Urge Myanmar To Protect Civilians, Allow International Aid To Rakhine State: Amnesty India International

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi should use his official visit to Myanmar to urge authorities there to take urgent steps to protect civilians in violence-hit

Qatar: Two new laws on migrant workers signal degree of progress but major gaps remain, Amnesty International

Two new laws on the rights of domestic workers and the ability of migrant workers to collect compensation when they are abused by employers may contribute to the protection of labour rights in Qatar, but there are some significant gaps in these laws that the Qatari authorities must address as a matter of priority, Amnesty International said today.

SCI judgment on right to privacy could be game-changer: says Amnesty

'A landmark judgment by India’s Supreme Court ruling that the right to privacy is part of the constitutional right to life and personal liberty could have far-reaching implications for human rights in the country', Amnesty International India said today.

Book Ban By Jharkhand Govt Is A Setback For Freedom Of Expression : Amnesty International India

The Jharkhand government’s decision to ban a collection of short stories by an Adivasi writer and suspend him from his government job for allegedly hurting

Ensure Thorough And Impartial Investigations Into Gorakhpur Tragedy

Authorities must ensure thorough, independent and impartial investigations into the deaths of 70 children at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College between

Indian Supreme Court’s refusal to reopen cases of killings of Kashmiri Pandits disappointing: says Amnesty India

In a statement issued today the Amnesty International India has termed the refusal of Indian Supreme Court's refusal to reopen cases of killings of Kashmiri Pandits as disappointing.

Restricting Travel Of Taslima Nasreen Unjustified Says Amnesty International India

Stopping Taslima Nasreen from visiting Aurangabad simply because a political party didn’t want her there marks a worrying capitulation by Maharashtra authorities

SC judgment must lead to justice for Manipur’s fake encounters, Amnesty India

The Supreme Court has offered a hope of justice for the many families in Manipur who have lost their loved ones in fake encounters, said Amnest India.

Attack on Amarnath pilgrims against the fundamental principles of humanity: says Amnesty India

Aakar Patel, Executive Director at Amnesty International India said responding to news of the killing of seven pilgrims during an attack by a suspected armed group in Botengoo, Jammu and Kashmir.

Government Must Condemne Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Rising Islamophobia

The Indian government  must ensure that there is no impunity for those responsible for public lynchings and other hate crimes against Muslims in

People Arrested For Cheering Pakistan In Cricket Must Be Immediately Released, Says Amnesty International India

he arrests of at least 19 people for celebrating the Pakistan cricket team’s victory over India in the final of a major tournament is another worrying sign

Chhattisgarh Must Probe Allegations Of Dispossession Of Adivasi Land Through Coercion, Cheating, Says Amnesty India

The Chhattisgarh police must conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into allegations by over 80 Adivasi villagers in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

Odisha Government Must Not Ignore Forest Rights Claims On POSCO Project Site, Says Amnesty International India

The Government of Odisha must urgently process individual and community forest rights claims on land it had taken over for a POSCO project instead of transferring the land

Kashmir: Award For Soldier Suspected Of Torture Shows Disdain For Human Rights

The Indian Army’s decision to present an award to a soldier suspected of having a man tied to a moving military jeep in Jammu and Kashmir

Qatar: Abuse of migrant workers remains widespread as World Cup stadium hosts first match, says Amnesty

Migrant workers on Qatar 2022 World Cup construction sites continue to suffer abuse and exploitation, Amnesty International said on Friday (May 19) as the country’s flagship football venue hosts the first match since its redevelopment.

Scheduled Tribes Panel Order On Unlawful Land Transfers Is Welcome: Amnesty India

A recent order by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes to the District Magistrate in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh directing action in

Institutional reforms, not death penalty, needed to end sexual violence: says Amnesty International India

In response to the Supreme Court’s verdict today in the 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape case, Amnesty International India said Institutional reforms, not death penalty, needed to end sexual violence.

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