We believe that every individual act wields the power to change the larger narrative. Answer the call to defend people under immediate threat of grave human rights abuse. Your actions could help bring justice to riot survivors, change laws to end impunity violence against women, hold corporates accountable, empower marginalised communities, or release people who have been jailed just for speaking up. Amnesty International India’s strength is a community of people just like you who take action— send letters, emails, sign petitions, make calls and tweets–on emergency cases of human rights abuses across India, and the world.
Defend Peaceful Protests, Defend India’s Right to Dissent!
People in India are facing police brutality, repressive laws and rampant internet shutdowns that curb the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly, expression and association. Write to the Prime Minister of India and demand him to speak up and respect the right to dissent - of all his citizens.
Put Humanity First: Lift The Communications Lockdown In Kashmir!
Since a month now, life has been derailed for the population of about 8 million people in Kashmir due to an absolute blackout of all communication networks.
URGENT: Demand The Release Of The Bhima Koregaon 9 Now!
Tell the Indian Prime Minister that attacking activists who are heroes for some of the most marginalised communities in India is not in the nation’s best interest. Call for the immediate release of the Bhima Koregaon 9.
[CLOSED]: Administrative Detention for Facebook Posts
Kishorchandra Wangkhem, a journalist based in Manipur, India, was arrested in August, and again in November 2018, because of Facebook posts where he criticized the government.
Urgent: Human Rights Under Threat In India
Activists are being harassed, independent media houses have been raided, and organisations like Amnesty India and Greenpeace India are being targeted by Indian authorities for the work they are doing.
Support India’s BRAVE
Across the country, people from different backgrounds and cultures are taking enormous risks to stand up for our rights. These are the women, men, LGBTI people, groups and communities who work – tirelessly – for me and you.
Harassed For Standing Up To Big Business
Urge the Director General of Police, Chhattisgarh, to ensure Pavitri’s security!
Malaysia: Take Urgent Action Now to Stop the Deportation of the Syrian Refugee
Syrian refugee Hassan al-Kontar is at imminent risk of deportation to Syria, following his arrest on 1 October at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia where he had been stranded since March.
Urgent: Myanmar Release Journalists Wa Lone And Kyaw Soe Oo
Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to 7 years in prison for reporting on the brutal military crackdown in Rakhine State against the Rohingya.
Urgent: Bangladesh, Release World Renowned Photographer Shahidul Alam
World-renowned photographer and social activist, Shahidul Alam, is facing 14 years in prison simply for giving a media interview. Let’s show Bangladeshi authorities that the world is watching. Sign the petition calling for Shahidul’s immediate and unconditional release.
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