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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

Global response to atrocities by states and armed groups ‘shameful and ineffective’

25 February 2015
World leaders must act urgently to confront the changing nature of conflict and protect civilians from horrific violence by states and armed groups.

INDIA: Regressive changes to land acquisition law must not be enacted

24 February 2015
Indian lawmakers should reject any amendments to the land acquisition law that do away with crucial human rights safeguards and could lead to forced evictions

Chhattisgarh coal mine should not be expanded without genuine consultation

19 February 2015
A recent public hearing in Korba on the nearly four-fold expansion of the Kusmunda coal mine failed to meaningfully consult adivasi and other vulnerable communities who would be affected by the mine’s expansion

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Blogs

Amnesty India Book Club: Rohini Mohan on ‘The Seasons of Trouble’ in post conflict Sri Lanka

05 March 2015
The product of five years of undercover journalism in post-war Sri Lanka, Rohini Mohan’s book resounded with AI India who have been campaigning for Justice in Sri Lanka since 2012.

Indian Government must regulate informal recruitment and protect migrants abroad

12 February 2015
The Non-Residential Keralites Global Meet organized by the Government of Kerala to discuss issues of visa deception, exploitation and discrimination concerning NRKs living abroad.

Guantanamo Forever: 28 Words of Hate

09 February 2015
There was never a single mention of human rights or human dignity. Instead, there was ignorance and outright indifference to the facts.

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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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