News

KARNATAKA ASSEMBLY’S SENTENCING OF JOURNALISTS TO PRISON UNJUST

23 June 2017
A resolution passed by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly sentencing two journalists to a year’s imprisonment for alleged defamation must be withdrawn.

PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR CHEERING PAKISTAN IN CRICKET MUST BE IMMEDIATELY RELEASED

21 June 2017
The arrests of at least 19 people for celebrating the Pakistan cricket team’s victory over India in the final of a major tournament is another worrying sign of the erosion of freedom of expression in India, Amnesty International India said today.

‘Give a Home’: Massive global concert series will show solidarity with refugees

21 June 2017
1,000 musicians to play at Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds events globally on September 20th.

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Blogs

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.

Amnesty International Global Report ‘Death Sentences & Executions 2016’

11 April 2017
Our Annual Death Penalty report is out! Amnesty International recorded significantly higher numbers of death sentences imposed in India when compared to previous year.

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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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