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04.12.2018

Uttar Pradesh: Tödlicher Hass und Straflosigkeit

Ein Polizeibeamter in Uttar Pradesh ist das jüngste Opfer von Lynchjustiz und Angriffen von Kuhschützern geworden. Für Amnesty India ist dieser Angriff eine Folge der zunehmenden Straflosigkeit, die in Uttar Pradesh Gewalttätern im Zusammenhang mit dem Schutz von Kühen gewährt wird.

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02.12.2018

Bhopal: 34. Jahrestag des Gasunglücks - und kein Ende des Kampfes um Gerechtigkeit.

Die Katastrophe von Bhopal jährt sich am 3. Dezember 2018 zum 34. Mal: Ein Leck in einer Pestizidfabrik der US-amerikanischen Firma Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) ließ kurz nach Mitternacht Tonnen des hochgiftigen Gases Methylisocyanat (MIC) austreten. In wenigen Tagen starben in der indischen Metropole rund 8.000 Menschen, bis heute kamen über 15.000 weitere Todesopfer hinzu.

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30.11.2018

Nepal: Amnesty-Aktivisten wegen Demonstration vor der indischen Botschaft in Kathmandu vorübergehend verhaftet

Zum Statement: Nepal: Release Amnesty International Activists Now

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23.11.2018

Assam Report: "Between Fear and Hatred: Surviving Migration Detention in Assam"

The report: Between fear and hatred: Surviving migration detention in Assam

The film: Assam Detention Centres

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23.11.2018

Assam: Rechtsverletzungen gegen Personen, die zu Ausländern deklariert wurden und in Internierungslagern festgehalten werden, müssen bendet werden.

Assam muss Menschenrechtsverletzungen an Personen beenden, die von den Foreigners Tribunals zu Ausländern erklärt und in Haftanstalten im ganzen Bundesstaat festgehalten werden.

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19.11.2018

Odisha: Die Regierung muss die indigene Gemeinschaft der Dongria Kondh vor Einschüchterung durch die Polizei schützen

Amnesty India fordert die Regierung von Odisha auf, Recht und Ordnung in den Niyamgiri Hills aufrechtzuerhalten und die Einschüchterung der indigenen Bevölkerung der Dongria Kondh durch die Polizei zu stoppen.

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15.11.2018

Enforcement Directorate must cease smear campaign against Amnesty India

The latest leak of a dossier on Amnesty India by the Enforcement Directorate based on its ongoing investigations, indicates a deliberate attempt by the government to tarnish Amnesty India’s reputation. Amnesty India calls for an immediate end to this smear campaign and an independent inquiry into the selective leaks of information that are fueling this smear campaign.

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15.11.2018

URGENT ACTION: NGOS IN INDIA AT RISK OF SHUT DOWN

Amnesty India and Greenpeace India have been targeted by the Government of India in a series of ‘raids’, which appear to be politically motivated. The bank accounts of both organisations have been frozen, effectively stopping their work. This is the latest in the clampdown by Indian authorities to crush civil society in India.

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09.11.2018

MEGHALAYA: INVESTIGATE ATTACKS ON ACTIVISTS FOR EXPOSING ILLEGAL COAL MINING IN THE STATE

The grievous attack on activist Agnes Kharshiing and her two aides— Amita Sangma and Emiki Kurbah – in Meghalaya, highlights a pattern of reprisals against activists who are standing up against injustice and exposing corruption in the state,

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08.11.2018

Maharashtra: A Dangerous Place For Human Rights Defenders

Amnesty India calls on the Maharashtra government to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into activist, Arun Ferreira’s claims that he was beaten by the Maharashtra police in custody, on 4 November.

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02.11.2018

Assam: Targeted killings of Bengalis reprehensible

The Assam government needs to ensure the right to life of all persons living in the state. The Assam government must take strict action against any group that indulges in violence and fear mongering. It must ensure that all persons living in the state are safe and can lead a life of dignity

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29.10.2018

Human Rights Defenders Summit: live from Paris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDTrJ3XYDog&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop

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28.10.2018

Bhima Koregaon: Clampdown On Dissent Continues, Three Human Rights Defenders Placed In Police Custody

“The decision taken by a court in Pune on Friday, to reject bail applications and discontinue the house arrest of human rights defenders Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves, is unfortunate. The Maharashtra Police’s subsequent arrest of these activists, despite failing to provide credible evidence against them, is concerning.”

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26.10.2018

Amnesty in Indien im Visier der Regierung

Die Regierung unter Narendra Modi fährt einen harten Kurs gegen die Zivilgesellschaft. Nun ist auch Amnesty International in Indien ins Visier geraten. Am 25. Oktober durchsuchte die Behörde für Finanzdelikte (Enforcement Directorate) das Büro von Amnesty in Indien und fror die Bankkonten der Organisation ein, was die Menschenrechtsarbeit der Organisation zum Erliegen bringt.

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26.10.2018

India: Government Treating Human Rights Organisations Like Criminal Enterprises

Amnesty India’s bank accounts have been frozen by the Enforcement Directorate, effectively stopping our work. Amnesty India is thus the latest target of the government’s assault on civil society in the country. The accounts of Greenpeace India were frozen earlier this month.

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25.10.2018

Kashmir: Safety of civilians should not be compromised

Authorities should conduct effective, independent and impartial investigations into the killings of seven civilians by a blast in the aftermath of the Kulgam encounter in Jammu and Kashmir and bring those responsible to justice, Amnesty India said today.

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19.10.2018

Chhattisgarh: 85 Adivasi villagers in Raigarh called upon the Chhattisgarh police to conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation

On Tuesday, 16 October, 85 Adivasi villagers in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, called upon the Chhattisgarh police to conduct a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that they had been unlawfully dispossessed of their lands by people acting as agents for two private companies.

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12.10.2018

‘Search’ Of A Media House Indicates Clampdown On Free Press

It raises disturbing questions on whether the news website is being targeted for speaking truth to power.

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12.10.2018

Tamil Nadu: Justice in Thoothukudi – The Wait Continues

On 22 May – the 100th day of the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi – police used excessive force on thousands of largely peaceful protestors. Many lives were lost and hundreds were injured.

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04.10.2018

Expulsion Of Seven Rohingya: A Dark Day For India Today

Seven Rohingya men, Mohammad Jalal, Mokbul Khan, Jalal Uddin, Mohammad Youns, Sabbir Ahamed, Rahim Uddin and Mohammad Salam were forcibly returned to Myanmar by the Indian Government. These seven men are at grave risk of being subjected to serious human rights violations by the Myanmar government

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01.10.2018

Supreme Court judgment on Sabarimala temple is a laudable step towards upholding equal rights of women in India

"The judgment is a welcome recognition of women’s right to equal treatment. It questions age-old beliefs that exclude women based on notions of inferiority, patriarchy and ideologies of chastity and purity."

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28.09.2018

Uttar Pradesh: Three Years after the ‘Dadri Lynching’

On the night of 28 September 2015, in a village in Gautam Budh Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh, a mob barged into 50-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq’s house with sticks and swords.

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28.09.2018

Supreme Court judgment on Adultery upholds individual dignity, promotes equal rights

The Supreme Court judgment struck down the offence of ‘adultery’ on the grounds that it was unconstitutional.

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26.09.2018

MANIPUR MUST IMMEDIATELY RELEASE STUDENTS, PROFESSORS INVOLVED IN THE MANIPUR UNIVERSITY PROTEST

Six professors and nine students of Manipur University arrested by the police should be immediately released, Amnesty International India said today. The professors and students have been arrested for a range of offences including ‘wrongful confinement’, ‘attempt to murder’, ‘kidnapping’ and ‘criminal conspiracy’.

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26.09.2018

Amnesty India reaffirms its commitment to zero tolerance for any form of discrimination

"We are committed to ensuring a discrimination-free and healthy work environment in which the dignity of each member of the team is non-negotiable. We have, in the last few years, proactively worked towards ensuring diversity in the team and will continue to do so."

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19.09.2018

Kerala: Authorities must ensure timely justice to the Kerala based nun for alleged sexual violence

There are disturbing allegations of repeated instances of sexual violence faced by a Kerala-based nun, allegedly by a Bishop, and subequent smear campaigns against the survivor by the Congregation of the Missionaries of Jesus.

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14.09.2018

Chandrashekhar Azad aus der Haft entlassen

The release of Bhim Army leader, Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ is a first step by the Uttar Pradesh government towards ensuring equal rights for Dalit women and men who are challenging caste-based violence and discrimination.

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11.09.2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Deteriorating space for freedom of press

The intimidation, harassment and detention of journalists in Jammu and Kashmir, by the state, threatens basic freedom of expression norms.

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08.09.2018

Uttar Pradesh: Five years of being forgotten in their own land

Survivors of the 2013 communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli continue to wait for justice with little hope. Riot survivors, who were displaced from their homes still live in squalor in resettlement colonies. And the seven women survivors of gang-rape, who were brave enough to file their complaints, are yet to receive justice, said Amnesty International India said on the fifth anniversary of the riots.

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07.09.2018

Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual same-sex relations

The landmark ruling by India’s Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual same-sex relations is a historic step, which sends a message of hope not only to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, but to everyone fighting for justice and equality, Amnesty International India said today.

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