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.
Stop Violence Against WomenLatest NCRB figures report a total of 244270 incidents of crimes against women. However, these numbers may be underestimates, because of widespread under-reporting due to issues of security, social stigma and fear of reprisals
Pretrial DetentionAmnesty International India seeks to work with the Government of Karnataka to reduce the number of undertrials, especially those languishing beyond the term of what their conviction would have been.
Our successesHere's where the hard work, the research, the campaigning and the letter-writing pays off. Every year survivors of human rights abuses thank us for our work. They show that, together, we make a difference.