Amnesty International Human Rights Award 2016 awarded to Henri Tiphagne from India

26 January 2016
Indian lawyer and human rights defender Henri Tiphagne will be awarded the 8th Human Rights Award by Amnesty International Germany

Chhattisgarh must investigate police inaction in sexual assault case

25 January 2016
Thirteen Adivasi women say they were raped and sexually assaulted by police and security force personnel during search operations in Nendra village, Bijapur, between 11 and 14 January.

Coalition calls for release of journalists, Santosh Yadav and Somaru Nag, in Chhattisgarh, India

20 January 2016
A joint letter signed by human rights and free expression organizations calling asking authorities to drop charges against the journalists and ensure a safer working environment

View all news

Amnesty in Action

Amnesty's History
“View Amnesty International History video on YouTube now!” - Watch


2015: 5 human rights wins in India

17 December 2015
A quick look at some of the changes you helped towards in favour of human rights in India

42 amazing ways you helped change lives in 2015

17 December 2015
These achievements and successes just wouldn’t have been possible without your continued passion, commitment and support.

Equality and diversity: The core values of Amnesty

15 December 2015
Amnesty International India’s executive director, Aakar Patel writes about the importance of creating opportunities for the underprivileged at the work place.

View all blogs


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

View all successes