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Amnesty International India stands with JNU

Amnesty International India stands with JNU

2/03/2016

Our colleagues in solidarity with students from JNU

India is muzzling its critics and harassing its NGOs: will Cameron speak out?

India is muzzling its critics and harassing its NGOs: will Cameron speak out?

12/11/2015

Cameron has a choice during this visit: does he stand up and support human rights defenders and activists who are helping make human rights a reality in India in spite of the onslaught or does he continue to remain quiet on this issue?

Amnesty International’s concern for prisoners of conscience detained during the 1975-77 Emergency

Amnesty International’s concern for prisoners of conscience detained during the 1975-77 Emergency

25/06/2015

Why these years are still called the darkest period in the history of Indian democracy

India’s UN vote: A reflection of our society’s deep seated anti gay prejudice

India’s UN vote: A reflection of our society’s deep seated anti gay prejudice

20/04/2015

India's vote in the UN is only the tip of the iceberg in the government’s prejudicial attitude towards LGBTQI communities.

#Bhopal30 Survivor Stories: Meet the oldest and toughest survivor activist, Rampyari Bai

#Bhopal30 Survivor Stories: Meet the oldest and toughest survivor activist, Rampyari Bai

23/01/2015

Now aged 90, she began her struggle in the wake of the disaster. In 1984 she was living with her son and his wife in a shanty near the factory.

Moving Amnesty closer to the ground is necessary, not simple

Moving Amnesty closer to the ground is necessary, not simple

21/01/2015

Amnesty International's “Moving Closer to the Ground” initiative will work more closely with local organisations and human rights defenders together to build rights-respecting societies.

Five ways you can help Raif Badawi

Five ways you can help Raif Badawi

16/01/2015

We urgently need Saudi Arabia to stop the flogging of Raif Badawi and release him immediately. Here’s how you can help.

The release and rearrest of Irom Sharmila: A cyclical farce?

The release and rearrest of Irom Sharmila: A cyclical farce?

26/08/2014

In this farcical 14 year cycle of release and re-arrest, will Sharmila ever return to that sense of normalcy that she yearns for?

Thousands call for release of Prisoner of Conscience Irom Sharmila

Thousands call for release of Prisoner of Conscience Irom Sharmila

17/12/2013

Irom began her hunger strike in November 2000, after the killing of 10 people in Manipur by the Assam Rifles in Malom, Imphal.

India frees prisoner of conscience Kartam Joga

India frees prisoner of conscience Kartam Joga

9/01/2013

After his arrest on 14 September 2010, he spent four months in Dantewada jail and more than two years in Jagdalpur jail.