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News

Vedanta refinery expansion should not be approved without remediation, genuine consultation

01 August 2014
A public hearing held on 30 July in Lanjigarh on the six-fold expansion of an alumina refinery breached national and international standards.

Holistic human rights education essential to make schools safer

25 July 2014
Mechanisms to prevent violence against children in schools must be holistic, sustained, consistent in their intent

Karnataka’s undertrials suffer because of faulty prison systems and failure

22 July 2014
The Karnataka government must urgently identify and release eligible undertrial prisoners and show its commitment to respecting prisoners’ rights.

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Blogs

Remembering Adv. Mukul Sihna

25 May 2014
To pay our real tribute to Mukul bhai, we should accelerate our work of mobilizing people in order to defend human rights.

Indian Elections 2014: Indian politicians must deliver on their promises

15 May 2014
Two national parties, the DMK and the CPI(M), pledged to abolish the death penalty.

Torture: Global crisis exposed by new worldwide campaign

13 May 2014
At least 141 countries have tortured or carried out other forms of ill-treatment in the past five years.

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what's on

Amnesty International India’s Thanksgiving

Where: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, 20, Maharajapuram Santhanam Road, T. Nagar Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017.
When: Sunday 11 May, 4:00 pm

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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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