#UnGagDissent: Wear A Dissent Mask To Protect Your Rights
Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Government continues to arrest human rights defenders and student activists under repressive laws like Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Sedition, for exercising their constitutionally guaranteed right of freedom of expression.
खुला पत्र: कोविड-19 के खतरे का सामना कर रहे मानवाधिकार रक्षकों को रिहा करें
‘Your Right to Express Yourself!’- Freedom of Expression Module
The Constitution of India under Article 19 (1) (a) guarantees to citizens the Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression. The Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression allows individuals to freely express their thoughts and ideas through any medium such as print, visual, and voice.
Defend Peaceful Protests, Defend India’s Right to Dissent [CLOSED]
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.
Peaceful Anti-CAA Protests Being Suppressed In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Constituency
After interviewing over two dozen people from different parts of the city and gathering corroborating evidence, Amnesty International India calls on the Prime Minister of India and the Uttar Pradesh government to end the gross violations of right to peaceful assembly in Varanasi and other parts of Uttar Pradesh.
[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.
‘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.
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.
India: 5 More Rights Activists Detained
The government should cease politically motivated arrests and harassment of human rights activists and other actions aimed at chilling peaceful dissent.
Maharashtra: Arrests Of Activists Raise Disturbing Questions
Responding to the arrests of five activists from Maharashtra on suspicion of having links with banned Maoist groups
Responding to the arrests of five activists from Maharashtra on suspicion of having links with banned Maoist groups, Aakar Patel, Executive Director, Amnesty International India, said:
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