Board Committee Led By Independent Chair To Examine Allegations Of Discrimination Against Amnesty India
As part of Amnesty India’s commitment to learning and improving, a Board Committee led by an Independent Chair was formed on 11 October 2018 to examine our processes and policies, especially with regard to diversity and discrimination in the organisation.
Harassed For Standing Up To Big Business
Urge the Director General of Police, Chhattisgarh, to ensure Pavitri’s security!
85 Adivasi villagers in Raigarh called upon the Chhattisgarh police to conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation
85 Adivasi villagers in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, called upon the Chhattisgarh police to conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that they had been unlawfully dispossessed of their lands by people acting as agents for two private companies.
Amnesty India’s journey in the past six years
We are now six years old! Your support, encouragement, investment and hard work towards upholding human rights in our country has brought us here.
‘Search’ Of A Media House Indicates Clampdown On Free Press
The Quint’, and the homes of its owners, Raghav Bahl and Ritu Kapoor, indicates a clampdown on free press. It raises disturbing questions on whether the news website is being targeted for speaking truth to power.
Justice in Thoothukudi – The Wait Continues.
On 22 May - the 100th day of the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi – police used excessive force on thousands of largely peaceful protestors. Many lives were lost and hundreds were injured.
Creating safe spaces for women in Mumbai, one station at a time
Since 2016, Amnesty International India has interacted with over 75,000 commuters across ten Mumbai railways stations to promote women's safety and rights.
Expulsion Of Seven Rohingya: A Dark Day For India Today
Today, seven Rohingya men were forcibly returned to Myanmar, where members of their community are being systematically subjected to grave human rights violations by the Myanmar government.
SC judgement on Adultery upholds individual dignity, promotes equal rights
In a progressive judgment safeguarding individual dignity, sexual autonomy and freedom from discrimination, the Supreme Court has declared Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code to be constitutionally invalid. Section 497 is a colonial-era law, which has no place in a modern society. It is remnant of a time when a woman was considered to be the property of her husband.
Our Recommendations toward the protection of human rights (amendment) bill 2018
Amnesty International India is concerned that The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2018 does not go far enough to remedy the criticisms against The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.
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