News

Amnesty International India’s response to complaint filed by ABVP

16 August 2016
The allegations mentioned in the complaint are without substance. They are preventing the families of victims of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir from having their stories heard.

Statement on sedition case filed against Amnesty International India

15 August 2016
“Merely organizing an event to defend constitutional values is now being branded ‘anti-India’ and criminalized,” said Aakar Patel, Executive Director, Amnesty International India.

“Broken Families” event in Bengaluru

14 August 2016
Amnesty International India also invited representation from the Kashmiri Pandit community in Bengaluru to speak about the human rights violations faced by members of the community.

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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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