News

Authorities must end impunity for attacks on journalists

17 May 2016
In four months, two regional journalists have been killed in India for their work, and many others are being arrested and intimidated.

Kerala: Rape and murder of Dalit woman highlights persistence of caste, gender-based violence

06 May 2016
The Kerala authorities must ensure an independent investigation into allegations of police inaction in a case involving the rape and brutal murder of a 30-year-old Dalit woman in Vattolippadi.

Arunachal Pradesh must investigate killing of protestors

05 May 2016
“Firing live ammunition into a crowd when there is no apparent threat to life amounts to excessive use of force"

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Blogs

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.

Undertrials: Victims of a sluggish justice system

05 May 2016
Over the last few months, Amnesty International India has interviewed dozens of prison officials and undertrials in five jails in south India.

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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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