Progress For Transgender Rights in India!
Parlimentary Standing Committee Adopts Several of Amnesty India’s Recommendations
Amnesty International India made a detailed submission on the Bill. 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
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
Amnesty International India (AI India) received details of his case in response to an RTI application filed in January 2014. After meeting Prajwal in Mysore Central Jail, where he was lodged, AI India researchers learnt through prison records that he had not one but 14 theft cases against him.
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