Access to Justice

Communal violence & Abuses in conflict areas

Ensuring that victims of human rights violations by state security forces are able to access justice.

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Petitions

URGENT ACTION: DALIT RIGHTS ACTIVIST HELD WITHOUT CHARGE

URGENT ACTION: DALIT RIGHTS ACTIVIST HELD WITHOUT CHARGE

Chandrasekhar Azad, a prominent Dalit rights activist from Uttar Pradesh, India, has been held in administrative detention since 3 November 2017, the day after he was granted bail following over four months in prison. Under the National Security Act, he is at risk of being detained for up to 12 months without charge or trial.

URGENT ACTION: DEATH THREATS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER

URGENT ACTION: DEATH THREATS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER

Dalit lawyer and human rights defender, Rajat Kalsan, faces fabricated charges and death threats due to his work defending Dalit communities in Haryana state. Forced to suspend his legal practice and leave his home town, he faces life imprisonment if convicted of the charges.


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Campaign Resources

Press Conference on ‘Denied’ Jammu & Kashmir Report 2015

Press Conference on ‘Denied’ Jammu & Kashmir Report 2015

Release of Report, "Denied: Failures in accountability for human rights violations by security force personnel in Jammu & Kashmir", in New Delhi on 1 July 2015

Denied: Human Rights in Jammu and Kashmir

Denied: Human Rights in Jammu and Kashmir

This case study of Ashiq Hussain Ganai was filmed by Amnesty International India in July 2014 in Dangiwacha village, Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir).


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