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Sep 23, 2017
Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick killed: Amnesty calls it another 'sickening assault' on freedom of expressionThe killing of journalist Shantanu Bhowmick in Tripura is another "sickening assault" on freedom of expression, Amnesty International India
Sep 14, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti disburses financial aid to 2016 pellet gun victims who lost their eyesightJammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti disbursed financial assistance to those who lost their eyesight due to pellet gun injuries during protests in the Valley
May 26, 2017
Saharanpur violence: Bring perpetrators to justice, Amnesty International tells UP govtViolence first broke out in Saharanpur about 40 days ago following a procession to mark Ambedkar Jayanti.
Feb 09, 2017
3 years on, no justice for rape victims of Muzaffarnagar riots: Amnesty International says Centre and state govt 'failed'The Uttar Pradesh government has failed to make timely investigation and prosecute the seven cases of gang-rape filed following the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots and deliver justice, Amnesty International India said in a press release published on Thursday.
Dec 30, 2016
FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled: For Modi govt the Act is a repression toolThe National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has cancelled Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of about ever since it came to power in May 2014.
Nov 09, 2016
BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groupsIndia's refusal to renew foreign funding licences of 25 charities is a violation of their right to freedom of association, and appears to be a move to quell criticism, two rights groups said on Tuesday
Aug 24, 2016
Bengaluru: BJP workers protest against Amnesty India, demand NIA probeBJP workers on Wednesday held a protest against Amnesty International India in Bengaluru over the 13 August event on the Kashmir unrest.
Aug 22, 2016
Amnesty International not been given a clean chit, says Karnataka Home Minister ParameshwaraUnder attack over the Amnesty International row, Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara on Monday said he had not given a clean chit to the rights advocacy group, which has been booked for sedition for hosting an event where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised.
Aug 20, 2016
Amnesty International vs govt: How the FCRA is being used as a tool for persecutionThe fact of the matter is that paranoia and suspicion have been institutionalised in government under the FCRA. We don’t even need to speculate where this will lead us to. A live example is playing out before our very eyes in Turkey.
Aug 19, 2016
Bengaluru police lathicharge protesting ABVP activists outside Amnesty India officeBengaluru Police on Friday resorted to 'mild' lathi charge to disperse ABVP activists staging a protest in front of the Amnesty International India office here demanding an arrest of those who allegedly raised anti-India slogans at an Amnesty event.