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Free Speech in Indian Universities under Threat

22 February 2017
Recent events at Ramjas college in Delhi illustrate the growing threat to freedom of expression on Indian university campuses, said Amnesty International India today.

Amnesty International Annual Report 2017 (South Asia): ‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division

22 February 2017
Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017. Civil society under assault across South Asia

Amnesty International Annual Report 2017: ‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear

22 February 2017
Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017. Risk of domino effect as powerful states backtrack on human rights commitments. Salil Shetty, head of the global movement, warns that “never again” has become meaningless as states fail to react to mass atrocities

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Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Pakistan

23 February 2017
Armed groups continued to carry out targeted attacks against civilians, including government employees, which resulted in hundreds of casualties. Security forces, particularly paramilitary Rangers in Karachi, committed human rights violations with almost total impunity. Executions continued, often after unfair trials. State and non-state actors discriminated against religious minorities.

Amnesty International Annual Report around the South Asia Region

23 February 2017
Amnesty International works by highlighting human rights issues in many countries, and over the coming days we’re going to take a closer look at our work in the countries around India.

Twitter Chat on “Losing Faith - The Muzaffarnagar gang-rape survivors’ struggle for justice”

15 February 2017
#InsaafBaakiHai - A Twitter chat with @AIIndia and @Genderlogindia

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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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