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Jammu and Kashmir authorities must allow medical care for injured protestors

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir must ensure that people injured in shootings by security forces have access to medical assistance,…

July 11, 2016

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Indian Government and Coal India sacrifice indigenous rights in the name of development

Mining operations by India’s state-owned Coal India Limited, the world’s largest coal producer, are shutting out indigenous Adivasi communities from…

July 11, 2016

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When Land Is Lost, Do We Eat Coal?: Coal Mining and Violations of Adivasi Rights in India

Mining operations by India’s state-owned Coal India Limited, the world’s largest coal producer, are shutting out indigenous Adivasi communities from…

July 11, 2016

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Suspension of Human Rights NGO’s Foreign Funding License Must Be Revoked

New foreign funding restrictions imposed on Lawyers Collective, a prominent human rights organization, violate constitutionally guaranteed rights to freedom of…

June 3, 2016

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Authorities in India Must End Impunity for Attacks on Journalists

Indian authorities must bring to justice those behind the murder of a journalist shot dead last week in the state…

May 17, 2016

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Rape and murder of Dalit woman highlights persistence of caste, gender-based violence

Authorities in the south Indian state of Kerala must ensure an independent investigation into allegations of police inaction in a…

May 6, 2016

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Men arrested for sharing satirical image must be released

Authorities in Madhya Pradesh must drop charges against and immediately release two men arrested for allegedly sharing a satirical image…

March 18, 2016

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Amnesty International’s Annual State of the World Report Slams Governments, Including the U.S., for Global Assault on Freedoms

On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his…

February 22, 2016

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Your rights in jeopardy, global assault on freedoms, warns Amnesty International

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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Amnesty International State of the World 2015-2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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India: Crackdown on Freedom of Expression Must End

The Delhi police must immediately release Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar and former Delhi University lecturer…

February 17, 2016

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Chhattisgarh must investigate police inaction in sexual assault case

Authorities in Chhattisgarh must conduct a swift, thorough and independent investigation into the refusal of police officials in Bijapur district,…

January 25, 2016