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Voices of Amnesty

Voices Of Amnesty - Jafferkhanpet,Chennai

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

Voices Of Amnesty - Villivakkam,Chennai

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

Voices Of Amnesty - Teynampet,Chennai

Where: K B Dhasan Corporation community hall, K Barathidasan Road (K B Dhasan Road ), Near SIET college
When: Saturday 04 October, 5:00 pm

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News

President Obama Urged To Speak Up on Bhopal Disaster: Amnesty International

24 January 2015
The failure of President Obama to speak up will embolden US-based companies to ignore accountability for their involvement in human rights abuses.

Irom Sharmila’s arrest marks return to absurd ritual

24 January 2015
This re-arrest makes a mockery of the Indian criminal justice process. In the last five months Irom Sharmila has been released and re-arrested twice.

Manipur court: Release Irom Sharmila

22 January 2015
A Manipur court ordered release of Irom Sharmila and rejected charges of attempt to commit suicide.

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Blogs

Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities

27 January 2015
Governments and businesses have failed to make the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights meaningful.

Open Letter to Prime Minister Modi and President Obama on Bhopal

24 January 2015
Over 30 years ago thousands of people died and hundreds of thousands were injured when toxic gas leaked from a Bhopal plant run by Union Carbide, a US-based company.

#Bhopal30 Survivor Stories: Meet the oldest and toughest survivor activist, Rampyari Bai

23 January 2015
Now aged 90, she began her struggle in the wake of the disaster. In 1984 she was living with her son and his wife in a shanty near the factory.

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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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