Why Hate Crimes Remain a Grave Problem in India
The next step is ensuring justice and accountability of all in cases of hate crimes.
The first step to preventing the occurrence of hate crimes is recognising and recording them as a separate offence. Recording hate crimes separately is essential for effective investigation, obtaining redress, and devising better policies to prevent hate crimes.
केवल समय पर की गयी और प्रभावी कानूनी कार्रवाई ही दलितों पर हो रहे हमलों को कम करेगी
14 जनवरी को एक वीडियो ऑनलाइन प्रचारित हुआ जिसमें पश्चिमी उत्तर प्रदेश के मुजफ्फरनगर में एक दलित युवा, विपिन कुमार को तीन लोगों द्वारा लाठियों से पीटा जाना दिखाई पड़ रहा था।
FIELD STORIES: Do You Know What’s Happening In Raigarh?
Our campaigner recently visted Raigarh as part of an evaluation of our campaign work in the district and shares his experience on field.
Farewell Salil, Welcome Kumi and Welcome Back Salil
Salil Shetty, who was Secretary General of Amnesty International for eight years, stepped down on 8 July 2018. Salil was the first Indian citizen to hold the position, and in one crucial way his eight years working from the office in London, were the most important for the organisation and its future.
Women from marginalised communities are more vulnerable to hate crimes
We must do better for victims and survivors of hate crimes. While recording data on hate crimes, civil society organisations and authorities must ensure that hate crimes against women from marginalised communities are recorded in a disaggregated manner so that we can better recognise their increased vulnerability.
A Tribute to EEVFAM: Human Rights Defenders in Manipur
For decades, the state of Manipur has witnessed horrific instances of alleged extrajudicial executions by security forces. More than 1528 cases have been documented between 1979 and 2012. Stories of mothers who waited for their sons who never came home and stories of young widows who found bullet-ridden bodies of their husbands, are disturbingly common. In all these cases, justice remains elusive.
Ride for Rights – An Amnesty member’s journey for human rights
If you think speaking about human rights to society is boring, think again.
On the surface, Arun Augustine is just another biker who loves to ride long distances. This week, he hits the road on a transnational ride from Bhutan all the way to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of mainland India, before coming home to Bangalore, Karnataka.
But, this trip is more than just a ride - it’s a Ride for Rights.
“You will always have a friend”: Children from India to Venezuela express solidarity with kids locked up under Trump’s orders
School children from around the world have sent messages of solidarity to the thousands of children who have been detained and separated from their families at the US border, as a result of the Trump administration’s outrageous immigration policies.
Criminal mistake in reading data
Nihar Sashittal’s article in this newspaper on June 13 2018 (Do SCs and STs face disproportionately more violent crimes in India claimed that Amnesty International India had “fudged” and “manipulated” data, and made “alarmist” and “completely false” claims in a press statement on the Supreme Court judgement diluting the SC/ST Atrocities Act.
Sashittal’s article is ludicrously wrong and misleading on several counts.
Field Stories: This Is What Community Action In Manipur Looked Like
Follow our campaigner's journey in Manipur for the Brave campaign.
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