Individuals at Risk

Individuals at Risk

Defending individuals at risk is at the heart of Amnesty's work.

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Protect human rights defenders at risk in Chhattisgarh

Protect human rights defenders at risk in Chhattisgarh

Even as security forces are accused of carrying out human rights violations, including large-scale sexual violence against women from Adivasi (indigenous) communities, journalists have been arrested on trumped up charges, often under abusive laws.

Release Human rights activists Jaison C Cooper and Thushar Nirmal Sarathy

Release Human rights activists Jaison C Cooper and Thushar Nirmal Sarathy

Indian courts have stated on multiple occasions that the mere possession of certain literature cannot be considered a crime. Demand their immediate release!


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URGENT ACTION: Jounalist detained on fabricated charges

URGENT ACTION: Jounalist detained on fabricated charges

Journalist Santosh Yadav has been in detention in Chhattisgarh, central India, since 29 September on what are believed to be fabricated charges as a result of his work reporting on human rights abuses by the police.


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