News

Pakistan: Stop execution of death row prisoner with mental disability

26 September 2016
Pakistan is the world’s third most prolific executioner in the world, after China and Iran.

Kashmiri human rights defender arbitrarily detained

21 September 2016
According to media reports, the police are holding Khurram Parvez in administrative detention under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act.

Kashmiri human rights defender held in administrative detention

16 September 2016
Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez must be immediately released from administrative detention unless he is charged with recognizable criminal offences

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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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