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Chhattisgarh police should help Governments by helping Scheduled Tribes

Chhattisgarh police should help Governments by helping Scheduled Tribes

30/10/2017

P. S. Krishnan is a Former Secretary with the Government of India and has been working on issues of social justice for nearly seven decades.

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.

Justice Denied: “We can’t fight for justice if we take the money”

Justice Denied: “We can’t fight for justice if we take the money”

6/08/2015

The inability of families to prove that a relative was involved in violence and killed innocently, especially in the face of security force counterclaims, makes them vulnerable in relation to a right to ex-gratia relief.

#AmnestyAsks about ‘Access to Justice’ in Jammu & Kashmir

#AmnestyAsks about ‘Access to Justice’ in Jammu & Kashmir

20/07/2015

Addressing the key points of Amnesty India's Kashmir report, 'Denied' and some questions and reactions on Twitter

10 photos of people around the globe asking to #StopTorture

10 photos of people around the globe asking to #StopTorture

14/07/2015

In the last two weeks, thousands of us in the global Amnesty movement took to the streets all over the world to demand governments stop torturing their citizens and survivors get justice.

The Machil Fake Encounter Case: Military court delivers justice, still uses defensive language

The Machil Fake Encounter Case: Military court delivers justice, still uses defensive language

14/07/2015

The army referred to the case registered and investigated by the J&K state police as motivated by “vested interests in order to defame the Armed Forces.”

Justice Denied: “What are they trying to hide?”

Justice Denied: “What are they trying to hide?”

7/07/2015

16 year-old Zahid Farooq Sheikh was killed in 2010 by the Border Security Force personnel as he was walking home from playing cricket with friends in Srinagar.

‘Until our last breath’

‘Until our last breath’

6/07/2015

Amnesty International India's Research Manager Divya Iyer writes about her experiences in Kashmir and the long vigil of families for justice.

#JusticeDenied: It took 12 years to register our complaint

#JusticeDenied: It took 12 years to register our complaint

2/07/2015

In the cases of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar and Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, it took the police 12 years to register a complaint and investigate their enforced disappearance.

Kashmir: The student who was shot and branded a militant overnight

Kashmir: The student who was shot and branded a militant overnight

29/06/2015

The last time 17-year-old Javaid Ahmad Magray’s family saw him alive, he was studying in his room.

Guantanamo Forever: 28 Words of Hate

Guantanamo Forever: 28 Words of Hate

9/02/2015

There was never a single mention of human rights or human dignity. Instead, there was ignorance and outright indifference to the facts.

5 things the ‘Mary Kom’ movie gets right

5 things the ‘Mary Kom’ movie gets right

12/09/2014

While the movie leaves much to be desired, here are a few things 'Mary Kom' did address.

5 things the ‘Mary Kom’ movie doesn’t tell you about Manipur

5 things the ‘Mary Kom’ movie doesn’t tell you about Manipur

10/09/2014

After reading this, you'll appreciate Mary Kom's success on another level.

Military injustice: Both US and India ‘left in the dark’

Military injustice: Both US and India ‘left in the dark’

27/08/2014

Both the US and India have failed to hold accountable military personnel who have committed human rights violations.

Media in Kashmir Take Notice of Amnesty’s Call to Repeal the Public Safety Act

Media in Kashmir Take Notice of Amnesty’s Call to Repeal the Public Safety Act

19/10/2012

A delegation from Amnesty International in India is currently on a well-publicized visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

Choti Azadi for Kashmiri Women

Choti Azadi for Kashmiri Women

4/09/2012

Amnesty India researcher Raheela writes about her experience as a woman in Kashmir.

Day of the Disappeared

Day of the Disappeared

30/08/2012

A person is “disappeared” when they are arrested, detained or abducted, either by state officials or agents acting on their behalf.