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India: Landmark Supreme Court decision upholds rights of death row prisoners

A historic decision by India’s Supreme Court commuting the death sentences of 15 prisoners and setting out guidelines to safeguard the rights of prisoners on death row and their families is a positive step for human rights in the country, Amnesty International India said today.  A historic decision by India’s Supreme Court commuting the death sentences of 15 prisoners and setting out guidelines to safeguard the rights of prisoners on death row and their families is a posit

India: Dismaying top court ruling re-criminalizes homosexuality - 11 December 2013

Headline Title:  India: Dismaying top court ruling re-criminalizes homosexuality A ruling by India’s Supreme Court making consensual same-sex conduct between adults a criminal offence marks a black day for freedom in India, Amnesty International India said today. A ruling by India’s Supreme Court making consensual same-sex conduct between adults a criminal offence marks a black day for freedom in India, Amnesty International India says. Media Node:  india Twitter Tag:  india Story Location:  United Kingdom 19° 55' 5.7468" N, 77° 41' 43.1268" E See map: Google Maps “This decision is a body blow to people’s rights to equality, privacy and dignity.” Source:  G Ananthapadmanabhan, Amnesty International India

India: Desalentadora sentencia del Tribunal Supremo vuelve a criminalizar la homosexualidad

Una sentencia del Tribunal Supremo de la India, que convierte en delito las relaciones sexuales de mutuo acuerdo entre personas adultas del mismo sexo, convierte el día de hoy en un día negro para la libertad en la India, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional India.  Una sentencia del Tribunal Supremo de la India, que convierte en delito las relaciones sexuales de mutuo acuerdo entre personas adultas del mismo sexo, convierte el día de hoy en un día negro para

India: Dismaying top court ruling re-criminalizes homosexuality

A ruling by India’s Supreme Court making consensual same-sex conduct between adults a criminal offence marks a black day for freedom in India, Amnesty International India said today.  A ruling by India’s Supreme Court making consensual same-sex conduct between adults a criminal offence marks a black day for freedom in India, Amnesty International India said today. 

Inde. La peine de mort ne mettra pas un terme à la violence contre les femmes

Ce sont des réformes en profondeur des procédures et des institutions, et non la peine de mort, qui sont nécessaires pour lutter contre le problème endémique de la violence contre les femmes en Inde, a déclaré Amnesty International vendredi 13 septembre, après la condamnation à mort prononcée par un tribunal de New Delhi contre quatre hommes qui avaient été déclarés coupables d’un viol collectif commis en décembre 2012. Ce sont des réformes en profondeur des procédures et des institutions, et non la peine de mort, qui sont nécessaires pour lutter contre le problème endémique de la violence contre les femmes en Ind

India: La pena de muerte no pondrá fin a la violencia contra las mujeres

Para abordar el problema endémico de la violencia contra las mujeres en India se precisan profundas reformas institucionales y procesales, y no la aplicación de la pena de muerte, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional tras la condena a muerte impuesta por un tribunal de Nueva Delhi a cuatro hombres declarados culpables de una violación colectiva cometida en diciembre de 2012. Para abordar el problema endémico de la violencia contra las mujeres en India se precisan profundas reformas institucionales y procesales, y no la aplicación de la pena de muerte, ha afirmado Amnis

India: Death penalty will not end violence against women - 13 September 2013

Headline Title:  India: Death penalty will not end violence against women Far-reaching procedural and institutional reform, and not the death penalty, is needed to tackle the endemic problem of violence against women in India, Amnesty International said today after four Far-reaching procedural and institutional reform, and not the death penalty, is needed to tackle the endemic problem of violence against women in India. Media Node:  India Story Location:  India 20° 34' 40.5552" N, 78° 23' 54.3768" E “The rape and murder of the young woman in Delhi last year was a horrific crime and our deepest sympathy goes out to the victim’s family. Those responsible must be punished, but the death penalty is never the answer. ” Source:  Tara Rao, Director of Amnesty International India. URL:  India: Police must effectively investigate long-standing rape allegations against army in Jammu and Kashmir Description:  Public Statement, 23 July 2013

India: Death penalty will not end violence against women

Far-reaching procedural and institutional reform, and not the death penalty, is needed to tackle the endemic problem of violence against women in India, Amnesty International said today after four men convicted of the December 2012 gang-rape were sentenced to death by a court in New Delhi.  Far-reaching procedural and institutional reform, and not the death penalty, is needed to tackle the endemic problem of violence against women in India, Amnesty International said today after four

Release prisoners of conscience Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi

Authorities in the state of Chhattisgarh must drop all charges against Adivasi activists Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi, and release them immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International India said today. Authorities in the state of Chhattisgarh must drop all charges against Adivasi activists Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi, and release them immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International India

India: Tribunal exige a Dow Chemical que responda de la tragedia de Bhopal

El gigante estadounidense Dow Chemical Company (Dow) debe reconocer su responsabilidad para con los supervivientes de la devastadora catástrofe industrial de Bhopal, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional tras saber que la empresa ha sido citada para comparecer ante un tribunal en Bhopal (India). El gigante estadounidense Dow Chemical Company (Dow) debe reconocer su responsabilidad para con los supervivientes de la devast

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