All those responsible for the 1984 sikh massacre must be brought to justice. The recent bill waiver for the '84 survivors is a welcome move but reparation is what they need more. Nothing less will do. #Insaaf84

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All those responsible for the 1984 sikh massacre must be brought to
Fahad Rehman
In the past, the Uttar Pradesh government has failed to provide full and effective compensation to people affected by caste-based or communal violence. All suspected hate crimes against Dalits in #Saharanpur must be impartially and thoroughly investigated.
In the past the Uttar Pradesh government has failed to provide full

Uttar Pradesh Government Must Address Saharanpur Violence And Attacks On Dalits - Amnesty International India

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Manish Iatros
#TripleTalaq is a discriminatory practice that violates women's right to equality. This regressive practice has been rejected by several countries around the world, and India must follow suit.
Adil Rashid Lone
"We are slowly, but surely," writes Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty, "seeing the ripple effects of a foreign policy agenda that is agnostic to human rights concerns and obsessed with business interests at the expense of all else."
We are slowly but surely writes Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty

President Trump's Foreign Policy Is a 'Dangerous Farce'

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GOOD NEWS: “The judges have today said yes to marriage equality. This is a huge step forward for LGBTI rights in Taiwan and will resonate across Asia,” said Lisa Tassi, East Asia Campaigns Director at Amnesty International.
GOOD NEWS The judges have today said yes to marriage equality This

Taiwan moves closer to marriage equality after milestone court ruling - Amnesty International India

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The Army's lack of accountability in #Kashmir has facilitated serious abuses.
Raju Rayasam
Bishwajit Subal Barman
Divyanshu Mehta
This Just In: Taiwan is close to becoming the first Asian country to legalize same sex marriage!

#FirstInAsia #EqualLove
This Just In Taiwan is close to becoming the first Asian country
Responding to this news, Josef Benedict, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said:
“This sickening spectacle, carried out in front of more than a thousand jeering spectators, is an act of utmost cruelty."

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Responding to this news Josef Benedict Amnesty Internationals Deputy Director fo

Indonesia Police Arrest 141 Men Accused of Having Gay Sex Party

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Speaking to Amnesty India, Farooq said he is unaware of the developments in the case other than what is reported in the media. Till date, neither the police nor the army have approached to record his statement. He has also not received any form of relief or compensation.

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Prodip Barua
Hafiz Ul Assad
Mohammad Afzal
“Rewarding an officer who is under investigation for a human rights violation suggests that the Army seems to be willing to not just overlook, but actually valorise an act of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment amounting to torture.” #Kashmir #HumanRights
Rewarding an officer who is under investigation for a human rights violation

Kashmir: Award for soldier suspected of torture shows disdain for human rights - Amnesty International India

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Rajendra Kumbhat
Prince Singh
Kelvin Sneechbly
“Amnesty International condemns in the strongest terms this cowardly act that has taken the lives of so many innocent people."

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Prince Singh
"The potential for President Trump to build toxic alliances with leaders who share his disdain for human rights during his first foray into foreign diplomacy" writes Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s director for the Middle East and North Africa, "is deeply worrying."
The potential for President Trump to build toxic alliances with leaders who

Trump’s first foreign tour raises red flags for human rights in the Middle East | Opinion

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"The exception in Section 375 could be considered unconstitutional and violative of the right to equality guaranteed to women under Article 14 as this decriminalises rape as long as the man is the husband."

Amnesty India has made recommendations to remove this exception in the following spaces-

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The exception in Section 375 could be considered unconstitutional and violative of

Rape is a crime even within a marriage, it is time to change the law to reflect this

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Nishith Agrawal
"On the 8th anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka’s decades-long conflict, Amnesty International calls on the government to repeal the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and ensure that any legislation it introduces to replace it meets international standards.

The failure to repeal the notorious law is one of several commitments that the to victims of the conflict, and enact reforms...
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On the 8th anniversary of the end of Sri Lankas decadeslong conflict

Sri Lanka: The conflict’s legacy of impunity endures - Amnesty International India

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This evening, the Khalifa International Stadium, one of the 8 venues for the #Quatar2020 FIFA World Cup, is hosting its first match.

“It’s a year since Amnesty International exposed the exploitation of migrant workers who helped to build the Khalifa Stadium, but abuses on Qatar 2022 sites have continued,” said James Lynch, Deputy Director of Amnesty International’s Global Issues...
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This evening the Khalifa International Stadium one of the 8 venues for

Qatar: Abuse of migrant workers remains widespread as World Cup stadium hosts first match

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Bud Eem
LEARN: #Brave is our global campaign to support Human Rights Defenders. As part of this new campaign, Rights for Education has launched a new micro-learning package on Human Rights Defenders.

This short course aims to provide existing and new supporters with the confidence, knowledge and skills to talk about the campaign and the importance of defending human rights.

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"A fundamental question then is" write Rahil Chatterjee & Sahana Manjesh, associates at the Centre on the Death Penalty, NLU Delhi, "why must one consider any mitigating factors for the accused who violated not only the right to life of another individual but also the social contract that binds us together?"
A fundamental question then is write Rahil Chatterjee Sahana Manjesh associates at

Guilty. What Next? – How Courts Decide Between Life Imprisonment and Capital Punishment

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"Chelsea Manning is a Human Rights Activist, and so are you."
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