Prime Minister Modi Must Immediately Lift Communications Blackout And Engage With The People Of Jammu And Kashmir
It is a paradox that as India celebrates its 73rd Independence Day today, the people of Jammu and Kashmir continue to be subjected to a lockdown for the past 10 days.
Blow to people of Jammu and Kashmir as SC refuses lifting of lockdown
In a blow to the people of Jammu & Kashmir, the Supreme Court of India on 13 August refused to pass an order on lifting restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, including restoring communication services. However, instead of dismissing the petition, the court agreed to review the situation after two weeks citing security concerns. This extends the status quo on the blanket restrictions in Jammu & Kashmir.
End to the abuses in J&K cannot come without the involvement of its people
What J&K has been witnessing over the last few days - the additional deployment of thousands of security forces, a blanket blockade of telephone and internet services, restrictions on peaceful assembly - has already pushed the people of J&K to the edge.
“எங்கள் பாதுகாப்பு, எங்கள் உரிமை” – குழந்தைகளின் கோரிக்கை
இப்பரப்புறரயில் அரசுப் பள்ளிகள் மற்றும் ஆதி திராவிடர் நலத்துறை மற்றும் உண்டி
உறைவிடப் பள்ளிகளிலிருந்து 12-14 வயதிற்குட்பட்ட குழந்றதகள் தங்கள் கருத்துக்கறளப்
பகிர்ந்து சகாண்டனர். அதில் 70 விழுக்காட்டிற்கு அதிகமான குழந்றதகள் பட்டியல் இன
மற்றும் பழங்குடியின சமூகத்றதச் சார்ந்தவர்கள். நமலும், 30 விழுக்காட்டினர்
பிற்படுத்தப்பட்ட மற்றும் மிகவும் பிற்படுத்தப்பட்ட சமூகத்றதச் சார்ந்தவர்கள்.
Child safety first – young voices from the most marginalized speak out
Amnesty International India’s ‘Our Safety and Our Rights’ campaign revealed that major safety and sexual harassment concerns for children studying in government, Panchayat union and Adi-Dravida Welfare schools in Tamil Nadu is leading to students dropping out of school.
Central Government Claims On New UAPA Bill Misleading
The Central government’s claim in the Lok Sabha that the proposed amendments to the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) complies with international standards is false. The proposed amendments will allow the government to designate an individual as a terrorist. This amendment violates international human rights law and opens the floodgate to harassment of human rights defenders and activists.
Amnesty’s Statement on UN OHCHR report on Human Rights situation in Kashmir
Last year, the UN had highlighted various human rights abuses on both sides of the Line of Control and recommended to establish a Commission of Inquiry to address these violations. It had also affirmed the demands of many domestic and international human rights organizations for Indian and Pakistani authorities to deliver justice. A year later, the situation remains.
India: Rights Groups Harassed Over Foreign Funding
A criminal case against the Lawyers Collective is the latest use of the foreign funding law by the Indian authorities to harass outspoken rights groups
A criminal case against the Lawyers Collective is the latest use of the foreign funding law by the Indian authorities to harass outspoken rights groups, Amnesty International India and Human Rights Watch said today.
Amnesty International India calls for the repeal of J&K Public Safety Act in a new briefing
The Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA) circumvents the criminal justice system in Jammu and Kashmir to undermine accountability, transparency and respect for human, said Amnesty International India at the launch of its new briefing, “Tyranny of A ‘Lawless Law’: Detention without Charge or Trial under the J&K PSA”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Must Uphold His Promise of a Nation Where Minorities Do Not Live In Fear
While Prime Minister Modi’s acknowledgement of the fears shared by religious minorities is appreciated, he must take concrete steps to assure them that their constitutional rights will be upheld by his government.
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