Qatar: Authorities must step up efforts to honour labour rights promises before 2022 World Cup
With less than four years to go until the 2022 World Cup, the Qatari authorities risk falling behind on their promise to tackle widespread labour exploitation of thousands of migrant workers.
UN: Act to End China’s Mass Detentions in Xinjiang
The United Nations Human Rights Council should adopt a resolution establishing an international fact-finding mission to Xinjiang, the region of China where up to one million Turkic Muslims are being arbitrarily detained
Academic’s arrest is latest chapter of crackdown on human rights in India
Anand Teltumbde’s arrest is another nail in the coffin for the freedom to dissent in India. Nine other prominent lawyers, activists and academics are already in detention based on a fabricated case registered by the state police.
Sedition case against Amnesty India closed by court
Ruling vindicates Amnesty’s stand on politically motivated complaint
India must stop returning Rohingya asylum-seekers to Myanmar
The Indian government’s expulsion of Rohingya asylum-seekers to Myanmar shows a disdain for international law
Worrying Pattern Of Excessive Force Used Against Civilians In Kashmir
In May 2018, five civilians were killed and many injured in protests after security forces killed five militants in Shopian district of south Kashmir.
Statement of Aakar Patel, Head of Amnesty India
The actions taken against Amnesty India by the Enforcement Directorate in October this year have forced us into a situation where we are no longer able to pay the salaries of all our staff members.
Human Rights Will Win, Asserts Civil Society
2018 will be remembered as a year when India witnessed a massive crackdown on civil society organisations and human rights defenders. It may seem that the odds are against us at this moment, but human rights have always won and will this time also.
Hatred and impunity killing people in Uttar Pradesh
A police officer in Uttar Pradesh has become the latest victim of mob lynching and attacks by cow vigilantes.
G20 leaders must question India on its human rights commitment
G20 member countries should ensure that human rights are at the forefront of the discussions at the G20 summit and urge India to put an end to the harassment of civil society and human rights defenders at once, Amnesty India said today.
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