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Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states
India

Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states

The executive director of Amnesty International India Avinash Kumar urged both Centre, state governments to 'immediately engage with various sections of people for peaceful dialogue and repeal discriminatory amendments'

CBI raids Amnesty International India's offices in Delhi, Bengaluru; 'pattern of harassment', says human rights watchdog
India

CBI raids Amnesty International India's offices in Delhi, Bengaluru; 'pattern of harassment', says human rights watchdog

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday conducted raids at the Amnesty International India's Bengaluru and Delhi offices.

Amnesty India denies ED's charges of violating foreign exchange laws, says it has faith in Constitution and judicial process
India

Amnesty India denies ED's charges of violating foreign exchange laws, says it has faith in Constitution and judicial process

The ED had issued a show-cause notice to Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd on 25 July for alleged contravention of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

Pellet guns in Kashmir: Cases of injuries to youths continue to be reported, but authorities say use of weapon on the decline
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Pellet guns in Kashmir: Cases of injuries to youths continue to be reported, but authorities say use of weapon on the decline

Top police officials have said that the use of pellet guns has decreased as the intensity of protests has also declined in southern Kashmir.

Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick killed: Amnesty calls it another 'sickening assault' on freedom of expression
India

Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick killed: Amnesty calls it another 'sickening assault' on freedom of expression

The killing of journalist Shantanu Bhowmick in Tripura is another "sickening assault" on freedom of expression, Amnesty International India

Mehbooba Mufti disburses financial aid to 2016 pellet gun victims who lost their eyesight
India

Mehbooba Mufti disburses financial aid to 2016 pellet gun victims who lost their eyesight

Jammu 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

Saharanpur violence: Bring perpetrators to justice, Amnesty International tells UP govt
India

Saharanpur violence: Bring perpetrators to justice, Amnesty International tells UP govt

Violence first broke out in Saharanpur about 40 days ago following a procession to mark Ambedkar Jayanti.

3 years on, no justice for rape victims of Muzaffarnagar riots: Amnesty International says Centre and state govt 'failed'
India

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.

FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled: Act being used as weapon to silence organisations
India

FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled: Act being used as weapon to silence organisations

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has cancelled Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of about ever since it came to power in May 2014.

BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groups
India

BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groups

India'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

Bengaluru: BJP workers protest against Amnesty India, demand NIA probe
India

Bengaluru: BJP workers protest against Amnesty India, demand NIA probe

BJP workers on Wednesday held a protest against Amnesty International India in Bengaluru over the 13 August event on the Kashmir unrest.

Amnesty International not been given a clean chit, says Karnataka Home Minister Parameshwara
India

Amnesty International not been given a clean chit, says Karnataka Home Minister Parameshwara

Under 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.

Amnesty International vs govt: How the FCRA is being used as a tool for persecution
India

Amnesty International vs govt: How the FCRA is being used as a tool for persecution

The 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.

Bengaluru police lathicharge protesting ABVP activists outside Amnesty India office
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Bengaluru police lathicharge protesting ABVP activists outside Amnesty India office

Bengaluru 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.

Sedition charge is silly but Amnesty's moth-eaten credibility has taken further beating
India

Sedition charge is silly but Amnesty's moth-eaten credibility has taken further beating

In trying to fish in political waters, Amnesty risks sullying its image further. A rights organisation's moral weight depends on whether its integrity is unimpeachable. Amnesty's is up for questioning.

Former Amnesty International gender head Gita Sahgal accuses it of supporting terror groups
India

Former Amnesty International gender head Gita Sahgal accuses it of supporting terror groups

Former head of Amnesty International’s gender unit, Gita Sahgal has reportedly slammed the NGO for its continued support to Kashmiri terror groups while also condemning the sedition charges registered against the India sector.

Sedition charge against Amnesty India exposes Congress hypocrisy
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Sedition charge against Amnesty India exposes Congress hypocrisy

There shall be an intense debate on whether the police was right or wrong in slapping sedition charges on Amnesty when they were merely the organisers, not the ones raising the slogans.

Amnesty India's 'Broken families of Kashmir': Is this what 'sedition' looks like?
India

Amnesty India's 'Broken families of Kashmir': Is this what 'sedition' looks like?

Hundreds of people gathered for an Amnesty International India event called 'Broken families of Kashmir' at the United Theological College on Monday. Here are some images from the event:

Manipur court orders release of Irom Sharmila...again
India

Manipur court orders release of Irom Sharmila...again

A Manipur court has ordered the release of Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila.

Amnesty appeals to Indian govt for the immediate release of Irom Sharmila
India

Amnesty appeals to Indian govt for the immediate release of Irom Sharmila

Amnesty on Tuesday appealed to the government to release Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila immediately and unconditionally.