IDAHOTB: Life After 377, And The Road Ahead
Today, on May 17, we at Amnesty India celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). This IDAHOTB, we reflect on the events that changed the lives of many Indians in the last one year and brings you the voices from the community.
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
Abki Baar, Manav Adhikaar
Now is the time for us to take action to build a better India. Now is the time for us to make sure that humanity wins.
Now is the time for us to take action to build a better India. Now is the time for us to make sure that humanity wins. But what does it look like, when humanity wins? Well, it’s simple really – as simple as A-B-C.
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.
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
Our Safety, Our Rights
Our campaign "Our Safety, Our Rights" primarily aims to create awareness among children to understand and identify the various forms of abuse, especially sexual abuse.
[CLOSED]: Administrative Detention for Facebook Posts
Kishorchandra Wangkhem, a journalist based in Manipur, India, was arrested in August, and again in November 2018, because of Facebook posts where he criticized the government.
Assam Detention Centres
As on 25 September 2018, 1,037 persons declared foreigners were being detained in detention centres in Assam. Many do not know what crimes have led to their incarceration.
Urgent: Human Rights Under Threat In India
Activists are being harassed, independent media houses have been raided, and organisations like Amnesty India and Greenpeace India are being targeted by Indian authorities for the work they are doing.
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