Lado Sikaka, a leader of the Dongria Kondh Indigenous communities in India, was released August 12th, two days after being abducted. Sana Sikaka, another leader who was abducted at the same time, was released on August 11th.
Get updates on Amnesty's work to protect human rights in Asia.
More Action Needed! - Release Last G20 Journalist In Detention (China: UA 212/16)
One of the citizen journalists detained for covering protests prior to the G20 summit, Yuan Ying, was released on 27 October and sources have attributed international pressure, including action taken by Amnesty International, to her release. The last of the six citizen journalist’s from the Sichuan-based website “64 Tianwang”, Qin Chao, is still being detained.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
What does the America you believe in look like? This campaign challenges fear, hate, and bigotry in our local circles, in our communities, and on a national level. Join us to build an America that leads with human rights.