Success Stories

Parlimentary Standing Committee Adopts Several of Amnesty India’s Recommendations

Parlimentary Standing Committee Adopts Several of Amnesty India’s Recommendations

27/08/2017

On 21 July 2017, the committee made a list of recommendations for the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, which have adopted several points submitted by Amnesty International India.

Pretrial Detention - Impacts and Successes

Pretrial Detention - Impacts and Successes

6/11/2015

Amnesty International India has, as a part of the advocacy work on this project, engaged with the Executive, Prisons Department and the Judiciary since June 2013 resulting in some significant impacts and successes.

5 undertrial prisoners Amnesty International India helped release

5 undertrial prisoners Amnesty International India helped release

5/11/2015

Case stories of 5 undertrial prisoners who had spent considerable time in prisons without a

CIC orders Tihar jail to release prisoner information based on our second appeal

CIC orders Tihar jail to release prisoner information based on our second appeal

3/09/2015

The Central Information Commission has directed the Tihar Jail authorities to give ‘release related’ information to undertrial prisoners to enable them to be released.

4,00,000 voices and still counting.

4,00,000 voices and still counting.

12/05/2015

Amnesty International India launched a public campaign in October 2014 ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Massacre urging the Indian government to establish an independent team to reinvestigate the cases, and demanding that authorities bring to justice all those responsible for the massacre – whether they are political leaders, police or government officials.

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