Friday, April 19, 2024

Topic: amnesty

Amnesty International India denounces arrest of Kashmiri journalist Irfan Mehraj

Aakar Patel, the chair of the board at Amnesty International India, denounced the detention of Kashmiri journalist Irfan Mehraj by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Srinagar on allegations of "terror funding," calling it a gross injustice.

ED attaches 1.54 crore in Amnesty India case

The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 1.54 crore belonging to Indians for Amnesty International Trust (IAIT) in connection with its money...

Immediately release jailed Muslim student leader Atikur Rahman, demands Amnesty

Responding to the continuing imprisonment of Muslim student activist Atikur Rahman under the draconian UAPA solely for peacefully exercising his human rights and despite his deteriorating health condition, Amensty International India said Rahman’s arbitrary detention must end.

“We are being punished by the law,” say Kashmiris to Amnesty International

In the three years since 5 August 2019, the Indian government has drastically intensified the repression of the people of Jammu & Kashmir, including journalists and human rights defenders by subjecting them to multiple human rights violations, said Amnesty International in a newly released report.

ED slaps Rs 61 crore penalty on Amnesty International, chair Aakar Patel

Amnesty International and its chair Aakar Patel have been slapped with penalties of Rs 51 crore and Rs 10 crore, respectively, by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged violations of the Foreign Exchange Management Act.

Delhi Court orders CBI to withdraw look out notice against Amnesty’s Aakar Patel

A Delhi court on Thursday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to withdraw the Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against human rights activist and Chair of Amnesty International India Board Aakar Patel in a Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act case.