Amnesty International
India  /  Published 16.01.20

Allow right to peaceful protest in Varanasi: Amnesty India

Amnesty International on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to allow peaceful demonstrations against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

The 2019 Nobel Prizes reflect our times

The world is going through a morality conundrum. This year’s Nobel Prizes reflect this as well. Consider the 2018 literature prize for Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 one for Peter Handke. Tokarczuk’s...
By Chirantan Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 06.06.20

Amnesty call to free activists

Amnesty International India has sought the release of 11 human rights activists jailed in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence.On this day two years ago, activists Surendra Gadling, Rona Wilson...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

A silence that isn't golden

On May 11, a Supreme Court bench led by Justice N.V. Ramana refused to pass orders to restore 4G internet connectivity in Kashmir. Instead, it directed the grievances to be considered by a three-membe...
By Thulasi K. Raj in

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Raided Amnesty sees ‘dark days’

Amnesty International India on Friday accused the Centre of treating human rights organisations as criminal enterprises and trying to silence them, and suggested that the “dark days” of the Emerge...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Raid an attempt to silence govt critics: Amnesty

By Reuters in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

Killing in the name of law

We live in a country where people are unbearably reluctant to listen to voices that articulate uncomfortable truths. For many, the cause of rape lies not in problematic mindsets, but in the systemic f...
By in

India  /  Published 15.11.19

CBI raids, Amnesty cries foul

The CBI on Friday raided Amnesty India’s offices in Delhi and Bangalore over alleged violation of foreign funding laws, prompting the rights group to say it was being targeted for speaking out again...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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