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Events

Amnesty International India’s Member Councils

Where: Corporation Community Centre. Vadivel Naikhan Street, Near Kasi Theatre, Chennai
When: Sunday 14 September, 11:00 am

Amnesty International India’s Member Councils

Where: SIDCO nagar, Corporation community centre, SIDCO Nagar Main road, Near sub registrar office. Villivakkam
When: Sunday 14 September, 4:00 pm

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News

Supreme Court order on undertrials must spur systemic changes

05 September 2014
"The Supreme Court’s order is inspiring and welcome,” said Divya Iyer, Research Manager at Amnesty International India.

Indigenous and Dalit communities at risk of forced evictions in Chhattisgarh

04 September 2014
SECL, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited has been given permission to expand production at its coal mine in Korba that could lead to the eviction of over 5000 people in over 18 villages in Korba.

End use of archaic sedition law to curb freedom of expression

02 September 2014
India’s archaic sedition law has been used to harass and persecute activists and others for their peaceful exercise of their right to free expression.

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Blogs

5 things the ‘Mary Kom’ movie gets right

12 September 2014
While the movie leaves much to be desired, here are a few things 'Mary Kom' did address.

5 things the ‘Mary Kom’ movie doesn’t tell you about Manipur

10 September 2014
After reading this, you'll appreciate Mary Kom's success on another level.

Robin Williams – friend of Amnesty and comic artist genius. RIP.

27 August 2014
We mourn his passing but his art will live on and his contribution to our movement and the cause of human rights will not be forgotten.

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Successes

Juveniles detained under the draconian PSA released

Urgent Action appeals were issued calling for the release of juveniles who had been detained under the Public Safety Act.

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