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.
‘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.
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