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Amnesty International India submission on The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

Amnesty International India submission on The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

5/04/2017

Amnesty International India welcomes the opportunity to make a submission on The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 to the Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment.

Three decades of Impunity

Three decades of Impunity

22/03/2017

In November 2014, on the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh massacre, Amnesty International India launched a public campaign demanding justice for the victims and survivors of an outrage that shook India’s conscience. Since then, the campaign has received the support of over six lakh people, mostly from Punjab and Delhi.

USA: Baby left stranded a world away from her family amid Trump’s chaotic Muslim ban

USA: Baby left stranded a world away from her family amid Trump’s chaotic Muslim ban

10/03/2017

It was an excruciating choice that no family should ever have to make. Should they stay together with their two young daughters and miss perhaps their only chance to escape the horrors of war, or should they make a break for freedom but leave their year-old baby behind in a foreign land half-way around the world?

Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Afghanistan

Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Afghanistan

28/02/2017

The intensifying conflict resulted in widespread human rights violations and abuses. Thousands of civilians were killed, injured or displaced in the violence, while ongoing insecurity restricted access to education, health and other services.

Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Sri Lanka

Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Sri Lanka

24/02/2017

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Head of state and government: Maithripala Sirisena Sri Lanka continued to pursue commitments to deliver accountability for alleged crimes under international law, although the process was slow.