Justice Impossible Unless Rhea Chakraborty Gets A Fair Trial
Amnesty International India responds
There has been a slew of misogynistic comments, media pieces and speculative information that have been spread about Rhea Chakraborty over the past two months.
On Teacher’s Day, A Note of Gratitude For Teachers Who Are Fighting Child Abuse
Read our note to teachers!
Teachers from the Our Safety, Our Rights campaign are going beyond their classroom duties to ensure each child is safe, even during a pandemic.
Amnesty analysis reveals over 7,000 health workers have died from COVID-19
Health workers in India have been raising concerns about safety. In August, hundreds of thousands of community health workers (ASHA workers) went on strike to demand adequate PPE, better pay and just and favourable conditions of work.
Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, Write to Protect Children’s right to safety
The emergency measures imposed to curb COVID-19 have led to an increasing number of children being subjected to abuse and exploitation, both within and outside their homes. The Government-run helpline, CHILDLINE India reported 92,000 distress calls on child abuse and violence in the first 11 days of the nation-wide lockdown
India: Six Months Since Delhi Riots, Delhi Police Continue To Enjoy Impunity Despite Evidence Of Human Rights Violations
The Delhi police personnel were complicit and an active participant in the violence that took place in Delhi in February 2020, yet in the last six months not a single investigation has been opened into the human rights violations committed by the Delhi police - before, during and after the violence, said Amnesty International India today as it released a new investigative briefing.
BRIEFING: Six Months Since Delhi Riots, Delhi Police Continue To Enjoy Impunity Despite Evidence Of Human Rights Violations
“The Public”, “Public safety” and “Public Order” In Jammu and Kashmir
Litcy Kurisinkal writes on Jammu and Kashmir
If people representing the ‘public’ of Jammu and Kashmir have been arrested in the name of ‘public safety' whose safety are we really talking about?
Criminal contempt laws must not be used to punish critics of the judiciary
It is unfortunate that Prashant Bhushan has been held guilty of contempt of court for his tweets criticising the functioning of the judiciary.
India: No Country For Young Peaceful Protesters
Government of India must stop criminalising dissent and immediately release all the young peaceful protesters who are being subjected to intimidation, harassment and arrests for their participation in anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests
India: Investigation Into Shopian Extrajudicial Execution Must Be Independent And Transparent
Amnesty International India calls for the extrajudicial execution to be investigated and prosecuted by independent civilian authorities. Civilian investigations and trials offer a degree of transparency and independence that is missing from the military justice system.
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