Category Archives: India

Two ways we can change the world

Real opportunities to change the world don’t come around very often. Then suddenly, two come along at once. In April, government officials will meet to discuss our private lives. Their distant decisions could translate into harsh realities – see our … Continue reading

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Will the UN be all talk and no action on business and human rights?

By Joe Westby, Corporate Campaigner This week marks the 29th anniversary of one of the world’s worst ever industrial disasters: the infamous gas leak from a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India that, on the night of 2-3 December 1984, … Continue reading

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Our final Blog Action Day favourite: Human rights and mental health in India

Mental illnesses are the stuff that stigma is made of, and patients’ human rights are often violated, says Sakshi Nanda. This is the third and last of our favourite blog posts tweeted to @AmnestyOnline on Blog Action Day 2013, when … Continue reading

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Ray of hope for survivors of the Bhopal disaster

By Madhu Malhotra, Director of Amnesty International’s Gender, Identity and Sexuality Program It is almost three decades since one of the worst corporate disasters in history – the devastating 1984 gas leak at the Bhopal pesticide plant in India. It … Continue reading

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Indian rape debate: Why death penalty is no solution

By Ananth Guruswamy, Director of Amnesty International in India The tragic case of the 23-year old woman who was brutally attacked, raped and left for dead by six men in Delhi on 16 December 2012 has highlighted the unacceptable reality … Continue reading

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