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RACIST HATE CRIMES AGAINST BLACK AFRICAN STUDENTS MUST END

29 March 2017
Uttar Pradesh authorities must bring to justice those responsible for recent racist attacks against black African students and ensure the students’ safety, said Amnesty International India today.

मध्यप्रदेश पुलिस द्वारा कथित रूप से आदिवासी महिलाओं के साथ किये गए सामूहिक बलात्कार के मामले में...

29 March 2017
"मध्य प्रदेश सरकार को यह सुनिश्चित करना होगा कि पुलिसकर्मियों द्वारा जनवरी में धार (मध्य प्रदेश) में चार आदिवासी महिलाओं के साथ कथित रूप से किये गए सामूहिक बलात्कार और यौन उत्पीड़न के मामले में एक स्वतंत्र और निष्पक्ष जांच हो"

Independent investigation needed into alleged gang-rapes of Adivasi women by Madhya Pradesh police

28 March 2017
The Madhya Pradesh government must ensure an independent and impartial investigation into the alleged gang-rape and sexual assault of four Adivasi women by police personnel in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, in January, said Amnesty International India today. Allegations of looting by police must also be investigated.

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Three decades of Impunity

22 March 2017
In November 2014, on the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh massacre, Amnesty International India launched a public campaign demanding justice for the victims and survivors of an outrage that shook India’s conscience. Since then, the campaign has received the support of over six lakh people, mostly from Punjab and Delhi.

USA: Baby left stranded a world away from her family amid Trump’s chaotic Muslim ban

10 March 2017
It was an excruciating choice that no family should ever have to make. Should they stay together with their two young daughters and miss perhaps their only chance to escape the horrors of war, or should they make a break for freedom but leave their year-old baby behind in a foreign land half-way around the world?

Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Afghanistan

28 February 2017
The intensifying conflict resulted in widespread human rights violations and abuses. Thousands of civilians were killed, injured or displaced in the violence, while ongoing insecurity restricted access to education, health and other services.

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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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