21 August 2017
17:49 PM

Jharkhand: Book ban is a setback for freedom of expression

The Jharkhand government’s decision to ban a collection of short stories by an Adivasi writer and suspend him from his government job for allegedly hurting people’s sentiments is a worrying attack on freedom of expression

19 August 2017
13:05 PM

Ensure thorough and impartial investigations into Gorakhpur Tragedy

Amnesty International India is concerned about the thoroughness and impartiality of ongoing investigations into deaths of 70 children that occurred in a 5 day period at a government hospital in Gorkhaphur, Uttar Pradesh.

16 August 2017
20:37 PM

India: Rohingya fleeing persecution need support, not threats of arbitrary expulsion

Indian authorities labelling all Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers in India as illegal immigrants and ordering deportation to Myanmar

12 August 2017
00:00 AM

Amnesty International India Launches Campaign for Transgender Rights

"Indian authorities must adopt recommendations made by civil society groups and Transgender communities on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and swiftly enact into law", Amnesty International India said today.

10 August 2017
17:48 PM

Manipur: Armed groups attacking people in the name of women’s rights is a human rights abuse

Armed groups violently attacking individuals in the name of protecting women’s rights is a dangerous trend. Vigilante ‘justice’ undermines the rule of law and does little to improve women’s safety.

10 August 2017
16:07 PM

Peaceful protests are not a crime

The right to protest peacefully and without arms is a fundamental right in India. The Madhya Pradesh government must immediately release Medha Patkar and 11 others who were arrested on 9 August when they were on their way to meet people protesting against their displacement by the Sardar Sarovar Project

02 August 2017
17:15 PM

कश्मीरी पंडितों की हत्या के मामलों को फिर से खोलने से सुप्रीम कोर्ट का इनकार निराशाजनक है

सर्वोच्च न्यायालय का निर्णय जम्मू और कश्मीर में न्याय और जवाबदेही के लिए एक झटका है। स्वतंत्र सरकारी अधिकारियों द्वारा अवैध हत्याओं के सभी आरोपों की जांच की जानी चाहिए और जिम्मेदार लोगों को न्यायपरक सज़ा होनी चाहिए।

02 August 2017
16:57 PM

Supreme Court’s refusal to reopen cases of killings of Kashmiri Pandits disappointing

The Supreme Court’s decision is a setback for justice and accountability in Jammu and Kashmir. All Allegations of unlawful killings must be investigated by independent civilian authorities and those responsible brought to justice

31 July 2017
18:15 PM

Restricting travel of Taslima Nasreen unjustified

Stopping Taslima Nasreen from visiting Aurangabad simply because a political party didn’t want her there marks a worrying capitulation by Maharashtra authorities to the threat of violence.

26 July 2017
18:54 PM

Machil fake encounter proceedings reveal flaws of military justice system

Reacting to reports of an appellate military court suspending the life sentences of five Army personnel convicted of the extrajudicial executions of three men in in Machil, Jammu and Kashmir, in 2010, Asmita Basu, Programmes Director at Amnesty International India, said: “The developments in the Machil fake encounter case once again highlight the need for allegations of human rights violations to be investigated and prosecuted by independent civilian authorities, instead of the secretive milita