Myanmar: Military top brass must face justice for crimes against humanity targeting Rohingya
Amnesty International has gathered extensive, credible evidence implicating Myanmar’s military Commander-in-Chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, and 12 other named individuals in crimes against humanity committed during the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya population in northern Rakhine State.
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
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.
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.
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