News

India: Rohingya fleeing persecution need support, not threats of arbitrary expulsion

16 August 2017
Indian authorities labelling all Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers in India as illegal immigrants and ordering deportation to Myanmar

Amnesty International India Launches Campaign for Transgender Rights

12 August 2017
"Indian authorities must adopt recommendations made by civil society groups and Transgender communities on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and swiftly enact into law", Amnesty International India said today.

Manipur: Armed groups attacking people in the name of women’s rights is a human rights abuse

10 August 2017
Armed groups violently attacking individuals in the name of protecting women’s rights is a dangerous trend. Vigilante ‘justice’ undermines the rule of law and does little to improve women’s safety.

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Blogs

The Adivasis fight back

15 June 2017
For decades, the exploitation of the mineral rich lands of our Adivasis has happened without their meaningful consent and without adequate compensation and rehabilitation.

Manipur: In the waiting room of justice

17 May 2017
“They don’t trust families. They don’t trust local judges”, a Manipuri researcher who didn’t want to be named, told me.

Amnesty International Global Report ‘Death Sentences & Executions 2016’

11 April 2017
Our Annual Death Penalty report is out! Amnesty International recorded significantly higher numbers of death sentences imposed in India when compared to previous year.

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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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