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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

Pakistan: Blasphemy sentence against private TV channel will have chilling effect on media freedom

27 November 2014
The prison sentence for blasphemy by a court in Pakistan against four people including actress, Veena Malik, will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression and the media

Gambia: “Aggravated Homosexuality’’ Offence Carries Life Sentence

21 November 2014
Gambia’s recent passage of a homophobic law puts the already persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community at even greater risk of abuse

UN General Assembly must adopt a strong resolution to end VAW

19 November 2014
UN Member States must adopt a strong resolution on ending violence against women and girls at this year’s General Assembly

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Blogs

If you thought human rights is a subject separate from regular studies, prepare to be schooled!

14 November 2014
On Children's Day, let's grow up to the fact that education is about knowing your rights!

Palestinian homes as targets

11 November 2014
Nearly three months have passed since the latest conflict came to an end, but the piles of rubble and empty shells of family homes in Gaza serve as painful reminders.

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws, Not Just a Mob, Killed Christian Couple

11 November 2014
This week, Pakistan saw yet another horrific attack in the name of blasphemy

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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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