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Amnesty International Reports Nun Murder As The Fourth Activist Killing in India This Year

Indian authorities must ensure a thorough investigation into the killing of a nun who had worked for the rights of…

November 17, 2011

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Dow Olympic Contract ‘Shocking’ in Light of Bhopal Disaster Failures, Says Amnesty International

Chemical giant Dow's high profile contract with London's 2012 Olympic Games is a slap in the face for the survivors…

October 24, 2011

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Amnesty International Urges India to Conduct Thorough and Fair Inquiry into Land Protest Deaths

The Government of Maharashtra must ensure a thorough and fair inquiry into deaths when police fired on a protest by…

August 10, 2011

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Amnesty Condemns Vedanta Resources and Affiliates for Attempting to Overturn Mining Bans

(Washington, D.C.) -- Ongoing attempts by U.K. based mining company Vedanta Resources to overturn an Indian government decision blocking a…

July 25, 2011

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Amnesty International Urges India to Implement Court Ban of Anti-Maoist Militias

Authorities in India's Chhattisgarh state must immediately comply with a decision by the country's Supreme Court to disband and disarm…

July 7, 2011

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Amnesty International Says Indian Minister’s Homosexuality Remarks a Setback for Gay Rights

Contact: AIUSA media relations, 202-509-8194 (Washington, DC)— The Indian authorities must ensure that the rights of gay men are protected,…

July 5, 2011

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Annual Report: India 2011

Head of state: Pratibha Patil Head of government: Manmohan Singh Death penalty: retentionist Population: 1,214.5 million Life expectancy: 64.4 years…

June 20, 2011

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Amnesty International Urges India to Release Environmental Activists

Amnesty International Urges India to Release Environmental Activists Contact: AIUSA media relations, 202-509-8194 (Washington, D.C.) – Indian authorities must immediately…

June 6, 2011

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Amnesty International Warns India of Toxic Sludge Leak at ‘Red Mud Pond’, Threat to Rural Communities

Amnesty International Warns India of Toxic Sludge Leak at 'Red Mud Pond', Threat to Rural Communities Contact: AIUSA media relations,…

June 6, 2011

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Amnesty International Urges India to Release Environmental Activists

Amnesty International Urges India to Release Environmental Activists Contact: AIUSA media relations, 202-509-8194 (Washington, D.C.) – Indian authorities must immediately…

June 6, 2011

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Amnesty International Warns India of Toxic Sludge Leak at ‘Red Mud Pond’, Threat to Rural Communities

Amnesty International Warns India of Toxic Sludge Leak at 'Red Mud Pond', Threat to Rural Communities Contact: AIUSA media relations,…

June 6, 2011

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Indian Executions Would Be Blow to Human Rights, Says Amnesty International

The Indian President's decision to approve the country's first executions since 2004 would be a blow to human rights, Amnesty…

May 27, 2011