New Delhi, India (March 31, 2014): “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 in press release, a copy of which is available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).
New Delhi, India (March 21, 2014): As per information 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.
New Delhi, India (February 18, 2014): Today’s Supreme Court ruling to commute death sentences of three death row prisoners, Perarivalan, Murugan and Santhan, is a very encouraging decision — especially in light of the landmark ruling in January 2014 to commute 15 death sentences in India.
New Delhi, India (January 21, 2014): In a statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Amnesty International India has welcomed the recent decision of the Supreme Court of India (SCI), in which a constitutional bench commuted the death sentences of 15 persons who had been on death row in India.
Amritsar, Punjab (December 19, 2013): Upset over the deaf silence of the Government in redressing the prisoners issue and apprehensive of life of Gurbaksh Singh whose health is deteriorating rapidly, the Dal Khalsa has knocked the doors of Amnesty International urging it to intervene without delay.
Amritsar, Punjab (December 19, 2013): Upset over the deaf silence of the Government in redressing the prisoners issue and apprehensive of life of Gurbaksh Singh whose health is deteriorating rapidly, the Dal Khalsa has knocked the doors of Amnesty International urging it to intervene without delay. The organization has written a letter to the Director […]
New Delhi, India (December 17, 2013): According to information sent to Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by media officer of Amnesty International India [o]ver 16,000 people have supported an Amnesty International India campaign seeking the immediate and unconditional release of human rights activist and Prisoner of Conscience Irom Chanu Sharmila.
New Delhi, India (December 11, 2013): The Indian government must reject proposed amendments to juvenile justice laws that could allow children to be treated as adults in cases of serious crimes, Amnesty International India said in a statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) on December 10, 2013.
New Delhi, India (November 15, 2013): A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suffering serious exploitation.
India/ Pakistan (October 22, 2013): According to a press release sent by Amnesty International India to the Sikh Siaysat News (SSN) [t]he USA has carried out unlawful killings in Pakistan through drone attacks, some of which could even amount to war crimes, Amnesty International said in a major new report released today.
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