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25 March 2017
09:19 AM

बिहार राज्य के ४,००० सामुदायिक स्वास्थ्य कर्मचारीयों के लिए मानवाधिकार पाठ्यक्रम की शुरुआत

राष्ट्रीय मुक्त विद्यालयी शिक्षा संस्थान (एनआईओएस) और एएमनेस्टी इंटरनेशनल इंडिया द्वारा शुरू किए गए एक नए सर्टिफिकेट कोर्स के तहत बिहार में ४,००० से ज्यादा सामुदायिक स्वास्थ्य कर्मचारी अगले तीन महीनों में मानव अधिकारों से सम्बंधित प्रशिक्षण प्राप्त करेंगे।

25 March 2017
09:07 AM

NIOS and Amnesty International India launch human rights course for Bihar community health workers

Over 4,000 community health workers in Bihar will receive training in human rights over the next three months as part of a new certificate course launched by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and Amnesty International India.

24 March 2017
14:12 PM

Necessary medical treatment being denied to Saibaba

Authorities in Maharashtra are denying potentially life-saving medical treatment to Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba, putting his health at grave risk, Amnesty International India said today.

20 March 2017
16:06 PM

Uttar Pradesh: New Chief Minister must retract previous statements against Muslims

The new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, must publicly withdraw his previous inflammatory statements against Muslims and other religious minorities, Amnesty International India said today.

19 March 2017
10:49 AM

UN agency must keep up pressure on Qatar as government’s migrant labour reforms fall short

The International Labour Organization (ILO)’s governing body must continue to scrutinize Qatar’s record on migrant labour abuse, Amnesty International said, ahead of a crucial 21 March decision on a complaint brought by trade unions against the Gulf state.

11 March 2017
18:47 PM

India should order independent investigation into death of Nepali national at border

Indian authorities must order an independent civilian investigation into the death of a Nepali national allegedly due to firing by Indian paramilitary force personnel on 9 March, Amnesty International India said today.

10 March 2017
18:31 PM

DETAINED JOURNALIST RELEASED ON BAIL

Santosh Yadav was released from prison on 9 March 2017, over a week after the Supreme Court of India granted him bail. Detained since September 2015, it is believed that he was targeted for his work among Indigenous Adivasi communities in Bastar district, Chhattisgarh. He is required to report to the local police station daily.

10 March 2017
15:27 PM

BENGALURU AUTHORITIES MUST BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR DEATHS OF MANUAL SCAVENGERS

The deaths from suffocation of three men in Bengaluru who were trying to clear a clogged public manhole must trigger an end to impunity for authorities who employ manual scavengers, Amnesty International India said today.

06 March 2017
17:24 PM

Film certification should not become an excuse to censor artistic expression

The Indian film certification board’s recent denial of theatrical release to two films because they deal with women’s sexuality and same-sex relations amounts to open censorship of artistic expression, said Amnesty International India today.

22 February 2017
20:39 PM

Free Speech in Indian Universities under Threat

Recent events at Ramjas college in Delhi illustrate the growing threat to freedom of expression on Indian university campuses, said Amnesty International India today.