ED searches Amnesty office in Bengaluru

Bengaluru :  The Enforcement Directorate (ED) searched the Bengaluru office of human rights body Amnesty International, an official said on Thursday. “We have been conducting searches at Amnesty’s office in Bengaluru and its Director’s (Aakar Patel) home since this afternoon,” an ED source told IANS. “We will release more information once the search ends,” the […]

Muzaffarnagar riots: Amnesty balmes UP Governmnet for plight of survivors

New Delhi :  Amnesty International on Saturday castigated the Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for doing little to ensure justice and rehabilitation for the survivors of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal violence. On the fifth anniversary of the deadly riots in Muzaffarnagar district that claimed at least 60 lives and displaced over 50,000 people, the Amnesty […]

Amnesty report paints bleak picture of rights in India

New Delhi : Religious minorities, particularly Muslims, in India faced increasing “demonization”, global rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday, accusing Indian authorities of using laws to stifle freedom of expression in the country. In its latest annual report released here, the group paints a bleak picture of human rights situation in South Asia. With […]