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10 December 2017
18:26 PM

Amnesty International India and city colleges hold human rights festival

Around 2000 students from four colleges in Bengaluru are coming together to participate in a week-long festival called ‘Haq’, as part of Amnesty International India’s celebrations to mark International Human Rights Day on 10 December.

07 December 2017
19:00 PM

MADHYA PRADESH: STOP MISUSING HATE SPEECH LAWS

Responding to the continued detention of five people in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh for allegedly “promoting enmity” by carrying a poster at a procession, Amnesty International India

05 December 2017
18:43 PM

Human Rights Defenders at serious risk in India and across the globe

People who promote and defend human rights across the globe continue to face an onslaught of harassment, intimidation, unjust prosecution and unlawful detention.

05 December 2017
17:40 PM

MP: Institutional reform, not death penalty, needed to end sexual violence against children

The Madhya Pradesh legislature’s concern on the issue of child sexual abuse is welcome, but the solution is misplaced. The death penalty is the ultimate violation of the right to life.

28 November 2017
17:08 PM

रायगढ़ में बिजली संयंत्र के लिए राख का तालाब का अवैध निर्माण

स्थानीय आदिवासियों को जानकारी दिए बिना और उनके साथ परामर्श किये बिना नवापारा टेन्डा गाँव (रायगढ़, छत्तीसगढ़) में थर्मल बिजली संयंत्र द्वारा पैदा की जाने वाली राख के विसर्जन के लिए तालाब का निर्माण, आदिवासियों के स्वतंत्र, पूरी जानकारी के साथ और पूर्व सहमति के अधिकारों का उलंघन है, एमनेस्टी इंटरनेशनल इंडियन आज कहा|

28 November 2017
15:55 PM

Unlawful construction of ash pond for power plant in Raigarh

The construction of an ash pond for a thermal power plant in Nawapara Tenda village, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh without informing or consulting local Adivasi villagers violates their right to free, prior and informed consent

24 November 2017
19:31 PM

AKHIL GOGOI’S ADMINISTRATIVE DETENTION MUST END

Peasant rights activist Akhil Gogoi should be immediately released from administrative detention or charged with genuine criminal offences and prosecuted in a fair trial

23 November 2017
19:47 PM

URGENT ACTION: Grave Health Fears For Paralysed Activist In Prison

Disabled activist and teacher, G N Saibaba was convicted under a draconian anti-terror law on 7 March 2017 faces grave health fears - take urgent action now!

23 November 2017
18:36 PM

Journalist killed inside Tripura State Rifles compound

Sudip Dutta Bhowmick’s death, coming within two months of the murder of journalist Shantanu Bhowmick, raises serious concerns about the state of press freedom and security of journalists in Tripura

21 November 2017
13:31 PM

Myanmar: Rohingya trapped in dehumanising apartheid regime

The Rohingya people in Myanmar are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination that amounts to apartheid. “Caged without a roof” puts into context the recent wave of violence in Myanmar, when the security forces killed Rohingya people, torched whole villages to the ground, and drove more than 600,000 to flee across the border into Bangladesh.