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14 July 2017
17:43 PM

SC judgment must lead to justice for Manipur’s fake encounters

The Supreme Court has offered a hope of justice for the many families in Manipur who have lost their loved ones in fake encounters. There can be no room for impunity for such crimes.

12 July 2017
13:24 PM

Overuse of pre-trial detention continues to violate detainees’ rights

Legal safeguards to prevent excessive pretrial detention are routinely flouted across states in India, leading to the violations of detainees’ fair trial rights, Amnesty International India said in a new briefing published today.

11 July 2017
14:01 PM

Attack on Amarnath pilgrims against the fundamental principles of humanity

Amnesty International India condemns the attack on Amarnath piligrims

11 July 2017
09:29 AM

Battle between US-led coalition, Iraqi forces & Islamic State creates civilian catastrophe in Mosul

Report sheds light on the scale of death, injury and suffering caused to civilians caught between the warring parties in Mosul

05 July 2017
16:11 PM

INDIA MUST ASK ISRAEL TO END MASS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST PALESTINIANS

During his official visit to Israel, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi must ask Israel to immediately lift the illegal 10 year blockade of Gaza and raise the issue of 50 years of illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen Palestinian land, Amnesty International India said today.

04 July 2017
18:19 PM

DETENTION OF DALIT RIGHTS ACTIVISTS IN UTTAR PRADESH UNJUSTIFIED

The arrest and detention of Dalit activists in Lucknow by the Uttar Pradesh police for organising a press conference about caste-based violence violates their right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. Eight activists who were formally arrested from the Lucknow Press Club have since been released on bail.

04 July 2017
09:42 AM

South Sudan: Ongoing atrocities turn country’s breadbasket into a killing field

Close to one million people forcibly displaced in Equatoria region, fuelling world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis

28 June 2017
17:16 PM

सरकार को मुसलमानों के खिलाफ हो रहे घृणाप्रेरित अपराधों तथा बढ़ते इस्लामॉफ़ोबिअ की कड़ी निंदा करनी चाहिए

भारतीय अधिकारियों को यह सुनिश्चित करना चाहिए कि कई राज्यों में मुसलमानों की सार्वजनिक तौर पर भीड़ द्वारा नृशंस हत्या और अन्य घृणाप्रेरित अपराधों के लिए जिम्मेदार लोगों को बख्शा नहीं जाये।

28 June 2017
14:38 PM

GOVERNMENT MUST CONDEMN HATE CRIMES AGAINST MUSLIMS, RISING ISLAMOPHOBIA

Indian authorities must ensure that there is no impunity for those responsible for public lynchings and other hate crimes against Muslims in several states, said Amnesty International India today.

26 June 2017
15:53 PM

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL INDIA BRIEFING TO THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER: HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS IN THE USA

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump in the United States of America, Amnesty International India wrote to PM Modi urging him to raise human rights concerns