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People being killed in name of religion in India: Naseeruddin Shah

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has said that walls of hatred are being erected in the name of religion in India and those who stand against this injustice are being punished. In a video released by the Amnesty International, the actor revealed that those fighting for their rights are being ...

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Indian police raid Amnesty office over ‘foreign fund violations’

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International on Friday accused the Indian government of seeking to “instill fear” among rights groups after police raided one of its offices over alleged violations of foreign funding rules. Enforcement Directorate investigators searched the Amnesty office in the southern city of Bangalore for several hours on Thursday. ...

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Amnesty urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately. Amnesty International also criticized Indian authorities for failing to support those ...

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India uses excessive repression in Kashmir: Amnesty International

LONDON: Repression in Kashmir features prominently in the Amnesty International’s 2016-17 report, claiming that the Indian authorities are using repressive laws to curb freedom of expression and silence critical voices. The Amnesty report, which was released the other day said that the Indian forces used unnecessary or excessive force against ...

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