October 10, 2014
Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, praises the two human rights defenders declared as winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
September 5, 2014
India’s Supreme Court directs the release of all undertrial prisoners who have spent more than half of the maximum punishment for the crime they are charged with in pre-trial detention.
September 2, 2014
The arrest and detention of a 25-year-old man accused of sedition for allegedly disrespecting India’s national symbols is a reminder of how archaic laws continue to be used to curb free speech in Indi...
August 19, 2014
A Manipur court ruling directing the release of prisoner of conscience Irom Sharmila because there were no grounds for charging her with attempted suicide is a legal and moral victory for the activist...