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Inauguration: Public Campaign ‘Erase The Shame - Bindhaast Bol’

28 November 2016
Inaugurating the 16 days of activism on the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women.

छत्‍तीसगढ़: जेल में विरोध करने पर पत्रकार के साथ हिरासत में मारपीट

16 November 2016
एमनेस्‍टी इंटरनेशनल इंडिया ने आज कहा है कि छत्‍तीसगढ़ सरकार को जगदलपुर केन्‍द्रीय कारागृह में बंद पत्रकार संतोष यादव सहित आठ कैदियों के साथ हुई मारपीट की स्‍वतंत्र रूप से जांच करनी चाहिए।

Chhattisgarh: Detained journalist beaten for protest in prison

15 November 2016
Authorities in Chhattisgarh must independently investigate the beating of eight prisoners, including journalist Santosh Yadav, in the Jagdalpur central jail, Amnesty International India said today.

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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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