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India: La sentencia del Tribunal Supremo sobre personas transgénero debe llevar a la derogación de la criminalización de la homosexualidad

El reconocimiento de los derechos humanos de las personas transgénero por parte del Tribunal Supremo podría mejorar la vida de un millón de personas, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional India. El reconocimiento de los derechos humanos de las personas transgénero por parte del Tribunal Supremo podría mejorar la vida de un millón de personas, ha declarado hoy Amnistía Internacional In

India: Supreme Court transgender verdict must lead to repeal of criminalization of homosexuality

A millions lives would improve thanks to Supreme Court's recognition of transgender people’s human rights, Amnesty International India said today. Millions of lives would improve thanks to Supreme Court's recognition of transgender people’s human rights, Amnesty International India said today. 

India: Commutation of another death sentence must spur rethink on death penalty

A decision by India’s Supreme Court today to commute the death sentence of Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, on the grounds of mental illness and delay in the disposal of his mercy petition, should lead authorities to reconsider the use of the death penalty in India, Amnesty International India said today. A decision by India’s Supreme Court today to commute the death sentence of Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, on the grounds of mental illness and delay in the disposal of his mercy petition, should lead

India: La conmutación de otra condena de muerte debe animar a reconsiderar la pena capital

El hecho de que el Tribunal Supremo de India haya decidido hoy conmutar a Devender Pal Singh Bhullar la condena de muerte por motivos de salud mental y por la tardanza en rechazarse su solicitud de indulto ha de llevar a las autoridades a reconsiderar el uso de la pena capital en India, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional India hoy. El hecho de que el Tribunal Supremo de India haya decidido hoy conmutar a Devender Pal Singh Bhullar la condena de muerte por motivos de salud mental y por la tardanza en rechazarse su solicitud de

India’s next Prime Minister must show evidence of commitment to human rights

Amnesty International India is asking the declared and probable Prime Ministerial candidates of various political parties to clarify their positions on key human rights issues ahead of parliamentary elections in April and May.   Amnesty International India is asking the declared and probable Prime Ministerial candidates of various political parties to clarify their positions on key human rights issues ahead of parliamentar

India: More transparency needed over migrant deaths in Gulf - 21 February 2014

Headline Title:  India: More transparency needed over migrant deaths in Gulf The government of India should provide more detailed information about the circumstances of deaths in Qatar and other Gulf countries, Amnesty International India said today.    The government of India should provide more detailed information about the circumstances of deaths in Qatar and other Gulf countries, Amnesty International India said today.    Media Node:  India migrants in Qatar Story Location:  India 21° 21' 35.964" N, 78° 0' 10.548" E “Instead of simply saying that such deaths are normal, the Indian government should provide clearer and more transparent information because at this point, we are unable to say how these deaths took place - whether on construction worksites, in labour camps, road accidents or as a result of natural causes ” Source:  Nikhil Eapen, Spokesperson, Amnesty International India Date:  Fri, 21/02/2014 URL:  Qatar: End corporate exploitation of migrant construction workers Description:  News story, 17 November 2013 URL:  The Dark Side of Migration: Spotlight on Qatar’s construction sector ahead of the World Cup Description:  Report, 17 November 2013 URL:  Exploited and struggling to survive in Qatar Description:  Feature, 17 November 2013

Inde. Une enquête doit être menée sur un nouveau viol collectif révoltant

Les autorités doivent veiller à ce qu’une enquête soit menée sur le viol collectif dont une femme adivasi âgée de 20 ans aurait été victime à Birbhum (Bengale occidental) lundi 20 janvier, et faire en sorte que les personnes soupçonnées d’en être responsables soient jugées, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les autorités doivent veiller à ce qu’une enquête soit menée sur le viol collectif dont une femme adivasi âgée de 20 ans aurait été victime à Birbhum (Bengale occidental) lundi 20 janvier, et

India: Hay que investigar otra terrible violación en grupo

Las autoridades deben investigar la presunta violación en grupo de una mujer adivasi de 20 años, ocurrida en Birbhum, Bengala Occidental, el 20 de enero de 2013, y deben llevar ante la justicia a los responsables. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. Las autoridades deben investigar la presunta violación en grupo de una mujer adivasi de 20 años, ocurrida en Birbhum, Bengala Occidental, el 20 de enero de 2013, y deben llevar ante la jus

India: Another horrific gang-rape must be investigated - 23 January 2014

Headline Title:  India: Another horrific gang-rape must be investigated Authorities must investigate the alleged gang-rape of a 20-year-old adivasi woman in Birbhum, West Bengal, on 20 January 2013 and bring to justice those responsible, Amnesty International said. The adivasi woman was allegedly gang-raped on the orders of an unelected all-male village council as punishment for falling in love with a Muslim man. Media Node:  India gang-rape Twitter Tag:  india Story Location:  India 22° 1' 6.366" N, 77° 41' 43.1268" E “The West Bengal police must thoroughly investigate this alleged gang rape, and bring to justice those responsible. Authorities must also ensure that the woman and her family receive immediate and adequate police protection.” Source:  Divya Iyer, Senior Researcher, Amnesty International India Date:  Thu, 23/01/2014

India: Another horrific gangrape must be investigated

Authorities must investigate the alleged gangrape of a 20 year-old adivasi woman in Birbhum, West Bengal, on 20 January 2013 and bring to justice those responsible, Amnesty International said. Authorities must investigate the alleged gangrape of a 20 year-old adivasi woman in Birbhum, West Bengal, on 20 January 2013 and bring to justice those responsible, Amnesty International said.

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