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22 September 2017
16:47 PM

India fails to show its commitment to human rights at UN Human Rights Council

Amnesty International welcomes India’s support of recommendations at the Universal Periodic Review process to improve access to health, education, and housing, and to reduce poverty. However, we regret that

22 September 2017
16:31 PM

Killing of Tripura journalist another blow to free speech

The killing of 28-year-old journalist Shantanu Bhowmick in the course of his work in Mandai, Tripura, is another sickening assault on freedom of expression.

16 September 2017
16:33 PM

Lynching by vigilante ‘cow protectors’ should not go unpunished

Authorities must ensure that the investigation into this brutal crime is conducted independently and impartially. Otherwise, they risk further undermining the rule of law in the state.

13 September 2017
11:50 AM

Kashmir: Authorities must prohibit pellet-firing shotguns immediately

Pellet-firing shotguns, which have been responsible for blinding, killing and traumatizing hundreds of people in Kashmir, must be immediately banned, Amnesty International India reiterated today in a new briefing

13 September 2017
10:57 AM

कश्मीर: सरकार को पेलेट शॉटगनों के इस्तेमाल पर तुरंत रोक लगानी चाहिए

पेलेट शॉटगन, जो कश्मीर में सैंकड़ों लोगों को अँधा करने, जान से मारने और आघात पहुँचाने के लिए ज़िम्मेदार हैं, उनपर तुरंत प्रतिबन्ध लगा देना चाहिए, एमनेस्टी इंटरनेशनल इंडिया ने आज “लूसिंग साइट इन कश्मीर: इम्पैक्ट ऑफ़ पेलेट फायरिंग शॉटगन्स” शीर्षक वाली एक नई ब्रीफिंग में दोहराया।

08 September 2017
17:24 PM

FOUR YEARS ON, MUZAFFARNAGAR RIOT SURVIVORS WAIT IN SQUALOR FOR COMPENSATION

At least 200 families who fled their homes following communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts in Uttar Pradesh four years ago have been denied the compensation

08 September 2017
16:53 PM

चार वर्षों के बाद भी मुजफ्फरनगर दंगा पीड़ित मलिन हालातों में कर रहे है मुआवज़े का इंतिज़ार

उत्तर प्रदेश के मुजफ्फरनगर और शामली जिले में चार साल पहले भड़की साांप्रदायिक हिंसा के बाद अपने घरों को छोड़कर भागने पर मज़बूर होने वाले कम से कम २०० परिवार अब भी उस मुआवज़े से वंचित हैं

08 September 2017
16:43 PM

چار سال بعد، مظفر نگر فسادات کے متاثرین گندگی میں معاوضہ کے انتظار میں ہیں

ایمنسٹی انٹرنیشنل انڈیا نے آج کہا کہ کم از کم 200 خاندان جنھوں نے چار سال قبل اترپردیش کے مظفر نگر اور شاملی ضلعوں میں فرقہ وارانہ تشدد کے بعد اپنے گھروں کو چھوڑ دیا تھا انھیں ان سے وعدہ کیا گيا معاوضہ دینے

06 September 2017
11:49 AM

PROMINENT JOURNALIST KILLED AMID GROWING ATTACKS ON DISSENT

The killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh by gunmen outside her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday night raises alarms about the state of freedom of expression in the country, said Amnesty International India today.

05 September 2017
15:07 PM

India must urge Myanmar to protect civilians, allow international aid to Rakhine State

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should use his official visit to Myanmar to urge authorities there to take urgent steps to protect civilians in violence-hit Rakhine State and lift restrictions on international humanitarian aid to Rakhine