‘Troll Patrol India’: Country’s First Crowd-Sourced Data On Online Abuse Against Women
On 13th May, Amnesty International India launched Troll Patrol India, a project that will engage digital volunteers to analyse abusive tweets aimed at women politicians during the 2019 General Elections of India.
To Protect Its Own, The Supreme Court Sets A Dangerous Precedent
The very Supreme Court of India that laid down the Vishakha guidelines to address sexual harassment at the workplace, has failed to uphold basic due process guarantees available to complainants
Death Penalty 2018: Dramatic Fall In Global Executions
Global executions fell by almost one-third last year to the lowest figure in at least a decade
Global executions fell by almost one-third last year to the lowest figure in at least a decade, Amnesty International said in its 2018 global review of the death penalty published today.
साल 2018 में हुए 200 से भी अधिक कथित घृणा-प्रेरित अपराध, `हॉल्ट द हेट’ वेबसाइट का खुलासा
साल 2018 में समाज के हाशिये पर जी रहे समुदायों, खासकर दलितों और मुसलमानों के खिलाफ दर्ज किये गए हमले, बलात्कार और क़त्ल सहित सभी तरह के कथित घृणा-प्रेरित अपराधों की संख्या चिंताजनक है}
Over 200 Alleged Hate Crimes in 2018, Reveals ‘Halt the Hate’ Website
A disturbing number of alleged hate crimes - including assault, rape and murder – were reported in 2018 against people from marginalized groups, especially Dalits and Muslims.
India: Devastating Supreme Court ruling could render over a million indigenous people homeless
This ruling is a body blow to Adivasi rights in India. It would be unconscionable for Adivasi people to be evicted from their homes and lands merely because their claims were rejected in a process that is known to be severely flawed.
India: Assault on NGOs is Emblematic of Global Crisis Curbing Human Rights Work
‘Laws Designed to Silence: The Global Crackdown on Civil Society Organizations’ reveals the startling number of countries that are using bullying techniques and repressive regulations to prevent NGOs from doing their vital work. The report lists 50 countries worldwide where anti-NGO laws have been implemented or are in the pipeline.
Independent Review Into Culture and Processes at Amnesty India
The report has now been shared with staff at Amnesty India and is available, with responses from the board and management at Amnesty India
Tamil Nadu Activist Who Accused Police Of Human Rights Violations Goes Missing
Authorities in Tamil Nadu must take all measures necessary to investigate the fate and whereabouts of environmental activist S Mugilan, who has been missing since 15 February
India: Authorities must uphold constitutional values in wake of Pulwama attack
Central and state government authorities in India must ensure that ordinary Kashmiri women and men do not face targeted attacks, harassment and arbitrary arrests following the killing of 42 security force personnel in Jammu and Kashmir by a suicide car bomber, Amnesty India said today.
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