Peaceful Anti-CAA Protests Being Suppressed In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Constituency
After interviewing over two dozen people from different parts of the city and gathering corroborating evidence, Amnesty International India calls on the Prime Minister of India and the Uttar Pradesh government to end the gross violations of right to peaceful assembly in Varanasi and other parts of Uttar Pradesh.
Delhi Police Shameful Bystanders To Mob Brutality On Students
The violence unleased on the students inside the JNU campus is shocking. For the Delhi police to tolerate such a violent attack that has resulted in grave injuries is even worse and shows a shameful disregard for the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly
Brutal Crackdown On Student Protests Must End
Allegations that the police brutally beat up and sexually harassed students in Jamia Millia Islamia University must be investigated and those suspected of being responsible must be prosecuted.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: A Bigoted Law That Must Be Immediately Repealed
The Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by the Indian Parliament legitimises discrimination on the basis of religion and stands in clear violation of the Constitution of India, Statement by Amnesty India.
Statement from Amnesty India
The Central Bureau of Investigation today conducted searches at the offices of Amnesty International India Private Limited and Indians for Amnesty International Trust (hereinafter referred to as ‘Amnesty India’) in Bengaluru and New Delhi.
Amnesty International at the hearing by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on “Human Rights in South Asia”
On 22 October 2019, Amnesty International testified at the hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on “Human Rights in South Asia”.
Government of India Must Immediately Stop Its Witch Hunt of Dissenting Voices in Kashmir
Amnesty International India has documented a clear pattern of authorities using arbitrary detention on activists, politicians and anyone likely to hold a dissenting opinion, including women and children before and after 5 August 2019 in Jammu & Kashmir.
Kashmir – Situation Update And Analysis
Amnesty International India documented a clear pattern of authorities using administrative detention on politicians, activists and anyone likely to hold a dissenting opinion before and after 5 August. While the Central Home Ministry claims it has no information on the name and locations of detainees, media reports suggest that the number of detentions runs in thousands. The Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) police recently accepted that about 144 children, as young as nine, have been taken into custody.
Hate Crime Reports On An Alarming Rise – Reveals Amnesty International India’s ‘Halt The Hate’
‘Halt the Hate’ has found that reports of alleged hate crimes have witnessed the steepest rise in numbers since 2016. In the first six months of 2019 alone, 181 incidents of alleged hate crimes have been recorded by the website, nearly double than previous three years’ half-yearly counts.
Notes From A Blackout
It is not just the 7 million people in the region, it is also the thousands of families who live abroad who I know will be experiencing their own trauma at the lack of news and contact with their loved ones. Prison is a state of mind.
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