Postcard campaign calls for end to use of pellet-firing shotguns in Kashmir
Amnesty International India launches postcard campaign and online petition to #BanPelletGuns. The postcards and petition urge J&K state government to ban pellet-firing shotguns, provide reparation to those affected, and set up independent investigations into cases of deaths or serious injuries
Amnesty International India will submit signed postcards and petition to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ right to peaceful protest
रायगढ़ शासन को आदिवासियों के शांतिपूर्ण विरोध प्रदर्शन करने के अधिकार की रक्षा करनी चाहिए
रायगढ़, छत्तीसगढ़ में स्थानीय प्रशासन को निजी कंपनियों की गतिविधियों का विरोध कर रहे आदिवासियों के 15 और 16 जनवरी को शांतिपूर्ण विरोध प्रदर्शन करने के अधिकार का सम्मान और रक्षा करनी चाहिए ।
India: Identification Project Threatens Rights
A joint statement by Amnesty International India and Human Rights Watch
The Indian government’s mandatory biometric identification project, Aadhaar, could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services and benefits in violation of their human rights, Amnesty International India and Human Rights Watch said today.
Amnesty International India is proud to collaborate with The Humming Tree to host Backdoors 2018 - a music festival with a cause!
Backdoors is a music festival that aims to entertain, educate and empower people. Backdoors is about keeping it simple and creating a space for great live music that can be appreciated in a climate that's all about the music and the change we can bring about together. The theme for Backdoors 2018 is gender based violence.
Pakistan: End impunity for attacks on journalists
The attacks on Taha Siddiqui and other Pakistani journalists must be immediately and effectively investigated by the authorities, Amnesty International said today, calling for an end to impunity for such attacks.
Sri Lanka: Death threats against activists highlight risk of violence around elections
Sri Lankan authorities must hold to account those who threatened three prominent activists with death today and ensure that today’s presidential elections passes without further violence
Bangladesh: Hold a full investigation into the murder of indigenous human rights defender Mithun Chakma
Amnesty International calls on the Bangladesh authorities to hold a rigorous investigation, without delay, into the murder of Indigenous human rights defender, Mithun Chakma, and ensure that any persons against whom credible evidence exists are prosecuted in accordance with international standards of due process.
China: Sham trial exposes absurd charge against Tibetan activist
The trial today of a Tibetan language education activist Tashi Wangchuk, who could face up to 15 years in jail for “inciting separatism”, has exposed how ludicrously unjust the case against him is.
Rajasthan must end climate of impunity for hate crimes
Rajasthan government’s failure to ensure justice in cases of suspected hate crimes against Muslims is enabling a climate of impunity in the state, Amnesty International India said today.
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