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Amnesty International India


Court asks CBI to withdraw LOC against ex-Amnesty chief Aakar Patel

April 16, 2022 6:46 pm

The court also said that the LOC was issued based on "wrong interpretation and understanding of the law", and cautioned CBI that the agency’s power to "investigate and prosecute is not an unbridled power”.

Aakar Patel submits iPad ‘used’ to post tweets on Ghanchi community

October 02, 2020 2:22 pm

Aakar Patel told The Indian Express, “I obeyed the bail conditions and supported police... I have full faith in the justice system. I have also deleted the tweets made by me, after the controversy started.

'Pattern of harassment', says Amnesty International after CBI raids its Bengaluru, Delhi offices

November 15, 2019 9:26 pm

"Over the past year, a pattern of harassment has emerged every time Amnesty India stands up and speaks out against human rights violations in India," the human rights group said in a statement.

ED issues show-cause notice to Amnesty International for 'violating' foreign exchange law

September 05, 2019 9:39 pm

The notice was issued last month by the Adjudicating Authority of the FEMA which is a special director rank officer of the Enforcement Directorate, the officials said.

Manipur 'encounter killings': Wait must end now, says Amnesty International after SC orders CBI probe

July 14, 2017 7:24 pm

The apex court pulled up the central government on their contention to not investigate older cases due to passage of time. The court stated, "Merely because the State has not taken any action and has allowed time to go by, it cannot take advantage of the delay to scuttle an inquiry."

The Salman Exception

May 22, 2015 9:50 am

For most undertrials, it’s years in jail with no access to quality legal aid.

Amnesty seeks release of rights activists held for Naxal links in Kerala

March 07, 2015 3:39 am

The National Human Rights Commission has asked for a report from the Kerala police on the arrests.

Amnesty wants Assam government to guarantee fair trial to detained journalist

September 23, 2014 6:15 pm

Brahma was detained under NSA Act which states he 'has been indulging in various types of violent activities with secessionist aims'.

MHA suspects source, blocks funding to Amnesty India unit

February 15, 2014 8:29 am

Man behind Gibraltar trust giving £100,000 had pleaded guilty to gambling fraud.