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23 June 2017
16:34 PM

KARNATAKA ASSEMBLY’S SENTENCING OF JOURNALISTS TO PRISON UNJUST

A resolution passed by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly sentencing two journalists to a year’s imprisonment for alleged defamation must be withdrawn.

21 June 2017
18:13 PM

PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR CHEERING PAKISTAN IN CRICKET MUST BE IMMEDIATELY RELEASED

The arrests of at least 19 people for celebrating the Pakistan cricket team’s victory over India in the final of a major tournament is another worrying sign of the erosion of freedom of expression in India, Amnesty International India said today.

21 June 2017
14:41 PM

‘Give a Home’: Massive global concert series will show solidarity with refugees

1,000 musicians to play at Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds events globally on September 20th.

16 June 2017
16:17 PM

URGENT ACTION: UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ARRESTED AFTER PROTEST

Eight university students and three members of a political party’s student wing in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh have been in detention since 7 June. The students had participated in a protest against the Lucknow University and the state Chief Minister by carrying black flags and trying to block the state Chief Minister’s convoy.

15 June 2017
17:12 PM

छत्तीसगढ़ सरकार को जबरन, धोखाधड़ी से आदिवासी जमीन हथियाने के आरोपों की जांच करनी चाहिए

छत्तीसगढ़ के रायगढ़ जिले में ८० से ज्यादा आदिवासी ग्रामीणों द्वारा लगाए गए आरोप कि उन्हें दो निजी कंपनियों के एजेंटों के रूप में कार्य करने वाले लोगों द्वारा गैरकानूनी तौर पर अपनी भूमि से वंचित किया गया था, उनकी छत्तीसगढ़ पुलिस को एक तात्कालिक, स्वतंत्र और निष्पक्ष जांच करनी चाहिए ।

15 June 2017
15:16 PM

Chhattisgarh must investigate allegations of disposession of Adivasi land through coercion, cheating

The Chhattisgarh police must conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into allegations by over 80 Adivasi villagers in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh that they had been unlawfully dispossessed of their lands by people acting as agents for two private companies.

08 June 2017
16:58 PM

Excessive force against students in kashmir school

Allegations of the use of excessive force and the shooting of a student inside a school in Kashmir by security forces must be swiftly and impartially investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International India said today.

05 June 2017
17:08 PM

उड़ीसा सरकार को पॉस्को परियोजना क्षेत्र में वन अधिकार के दावों को नजरअंदाज नहीं करना चाहिए|

उड़ीसा सरकार को पॉस्को परियोजना के लिए प्राप्त की गयी जमीन को भूमि बैंक को स्थानांतरित करने के बजाय, उस जमीन पर के व्यक्तिगत और सामुदायिक वन अधिकारों के दावों पर तुरंत कार्रवाई करनी चाहिए, एमनेस्टी इंटरनेशनल इंडिया ने आज कहा

05 June 2017
16:44 PM

Odisha government must not ignore forest rights claims on POSCO project site

The Government of Odisha must urgently process individual and community forest rights claims on land it had taken over for a POSCO project instead of transferring the land to a land bank, said Amnesty International India today.

02 June 2017
15:21 PM

URGENT ACTION: Activists Held Under Administrative Detention

G Thirumurugan Gandhi, D Arun Kumar, M Tyson, and Ilamaran were arrested on 21 May 2017 for attempting to stage a peaceful memorial for Tamils killed in the final stages of the civil war in Sri Lanka. Currently detained under a Tamil Nadu administrative detention law, they are at risk of being held without charge or trial for 12 months.