Nobel Peace Prize fitting tribute to Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet’s fight for rights

09 October 2015
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet’s newly awarded Nobel Peace Prize is a fitting tribute to its members’ work in strengthening civil society and human rights in a society still struggling with the legacy of decades of repression and abuse

Uttar Pradesh Government must go beyond arrests to tackle religious intolerance and violence

08 October 2015
The Uttar Pradesh government must do more to protect the rights of religious minorities in the state

The Good, Bad and Ugly: Last week in human rights

06 October 2015
A round up of important news and developments on human rights in India and across the globe

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7 ways the world has changed thanks to Edward Snowden

09 October 2015
On 5 June 2013, whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the first shocking evidence of global mass surveillance programmes. Two years on, we take a look at how the landscape has changed thanks to the documents Snowden released.

Advancing social justice through human rights at Amnesty International

06 October 2015
In expanding its work on economic and social rights to look more closely at issues of resource allocation and distribution, Amnesty may appeal to some—but not all—of the constituencies demanding social justice.

A woman human rights defender’s satyagraha in India’s coal belt

02 October 2015
“I am often taunted by people saying you don’t have to become a Medha Patkar when you have your own family and home to take care of.”

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CIC orders Tihar jail to release prisoner information based on our second appeal

The Central Information Commission has directed the Tihar Jail authorities to give ‘release related’ information to undertrial prisoners to enable them to be released.

4,00,000 voices and still counting.

Amnesty International India launched a public campaign in October 2014 ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Massacre urging the Indian government to establish an independent team to reinvestigate the cases, and demanding that authorities bring to justice all those responsible for the massacre – whether they are political leaders, police or government officials.

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