News

Communications blackout in Kashmir undermines human rights

22 July 2016
The suspension of phone and internet services in the Kashmir valley is enabling a range of human rights violations, Amnesty International said today.

Adivasi rights left out of India’s ‘inclusive development’ agenda

13 July 2016
Mining operations by India’s state-owned Coal India Limited are shutting out indigenous Adivasi communities from decisions that affect their lives.

J&K authorities must allow medical care for injured protestors, not use excessive or arbitrary force

11 July 2016
Security forces must use live ammunition only as a last resort to protect against a threat to life, and not use pellet-firing shotguns against protestors.

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Blogs

Will President Obama respect Indian Judiciary?

07 June 2016
When President Obama meets Indian Prime Minister Modi, the plight of the victims of Bhopal should not be ignored.

Growing up in Indian prisons: Children of undertrials and a case of widespread neglect

27 May 2016
While a debate is raging on trying juveniles as adults in serious crimes, there are hundreds of children who spend years in prison for no fault of their own.

Out of the Shadows: Fighting for the Rights of Sex Workers

27 May 2016
For many years Amnesty International has documented human rights violations against sex workers in countries all over the world.

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Successes

Pretrial Detention - Impacts and Successes

Amnesty International India has, as a part of the advocacy work on this project, engaged with the Executive, Prisons Department and the Judiciary since June 2013 resulting in some significant impacts and successes.

5 undertrial prisoners Amnesty International India helped release

Case stories of 5 undertrial prisoners who had spent considerable time in prisons without a

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