News

Ensure thorough and impartial investigations into Gorakhpur Tragedy

19 August 2017
Amnesty International India is concerned about the thoroughness and impartiality of ongoing investigations into deaths of 70 children that occurred in a 5 day period at a government hospital in Gorkhaphur, Uttar Pradesh.

India: Rohingya fleeing persecution need support, not threats of arbitrary expulsion

16 August 2017
Indian authorities labelling all Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers in India as illegal immigrants and ordering deportation to Myanmar

Amnesty International India Launches Campaign for Transgender Rights

12 August 2017
"Indian authorities must adopt recommendations made by civil society groups and Transgender communities on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and swiftly enact into law", Amnesty International India said today.

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Blogs

I’m A Mumbai Western Railway Commuter & I Know My Rights

20 August 2017
A ticket checker is going about her day, person to person ensuring that everyone has a valid ticket. I look up at her as she checks mine. “Sab theek hai?” she asks as she hands it back to me. Everything is not alright, but I pray that one day, it will be.

The Adivasis fight back

15 June 2017
For decades, the exploitation of the mineral rich lands of our Adivasis has happened without their meaningful consent and without adequate compensation and rehabilitation.

Manipur: In the waiting room of justice

17 May 2017
“They don’t trust families. They don’t trust local judges”, a Manipuri researcher who didn’t want to be named, told me.

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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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