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Dow Must Show Up at Criminal Court Hearing in Bhopal

US chemical giant Dow must respond to court summons and show up on Saturday at the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s (CJM)…

December 18, 2015

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Manipur, India must impartially investigate abuses related to protests

The Manipur government should carry out prompt, full and independent investigations into all allegations of human rights abuses related to…

September 9, 2015

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India: Gujarat Government must avoid excessive use of force

The Gujarat Government must avoid using unnecessary or excessive force in the policing of protests, Amnesty International India said today.…

August 27, 2015

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India: Execution of Yakub Memon will be regressive

The rejection of Yakub Memon’s curative petition in the Supreme Court today, paving the way for his imminent execution, is…

July 21, 2015


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Denied: Failures in Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Security Force Personnel in Jammu and Kashmir

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir, the law continues to…

June 30, 2015


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State of the World 2014/2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up…

February 25, 2015

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President Obama Urged Speak Up on Bhopal Disaster

On the eve of President Obama’s trip to India to be the chief guest of India’s Republic Day celebrations, Amnesty…

January 23, 2015

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Amnesty International Urges President Obama to Meet with Survivor of Bhopal Industrial Disaster Ahead of India Visit

In an urgent appeal to President Obama, Amnesty International asked him to meet a visiting survivor of the Bhopal industrial…

January 14, 2015

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India: Victory for Bhopal gas leak survivors as government promises additional compensation

India’s government has today agreed to increase a multi-million dollar compensation claim against Union Carbide over the 1984 gas leak…

November 14, 2014

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Amnesty International USA Demands Dow Chemical Appear in Court in Bhopal

Amnesty International USA is urging The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) to comply with a summons to appear at a July…

June 30, 2014

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The Armed Forces Special Powers Act: A Renewed Debate in India on Human Rights and National Security

For decades, The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) has enabled serious human rights violations to be committed by soldiers…

June 24, 2014

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Rally to Demand Dow Chemical Show for its Day in Court

Amnesty International USA will rally outside The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 to…

June 19, 2014