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India: Further information: Forced evictions resume in Odisha
8 March 2013

An estimated 100 people were forcibly evicted on 3 March, and about 1500 families are still at risk of forced eviction.

Urgent Action       ASA 20/012/2013

Hyderabad bombings must bring prompt and effective ...
23 February 2013

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Document       ASA 20/043/2013

India: Further information: Nine prisoners at risk of execution:
21 February 2013

Following two recent secret executions in India, there is fear that the Indian authorities may execute nine other prisoners whose petitions for mercy have ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/008/2013

India: Execution of four men imminent
18 February 2013

Four men are at imminent risk of execution after India's president rejected their petitions for mercy. They were sentenced to death in 2004 for their involvement ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/007/2013

Amnesty International | India: Four death row prisoners at risk ...
14 February 2013

India must immediately halt the impending executions of four prisoners whose mercy petitions – the final course of appeal in the country's justice system ...

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Amnesty International | India: Reject New Sexual Violence ...
12 February 2013

Legislators in India should substantially amend or replace the new criminal law on violence against women in the forthcoming budget session of the ...

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Amnesty International | India: New execution points to ...
9 February 2013

Today's execution of Mohammad Afzal Guru indicates a disturbing and regressive trend towards executions shrouded in secrecy and the resumption ...

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India: Farmers at risk of forced eviction in India
8 February 2013

An estimated 1500 families in Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha state are under threat of being forcibly evicted from common land used for farming. On ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/005/2013

Amnesty International | India: Need for political action after ...
24 January 2013

A series of recommendations to curb violence against women in India in the wake of the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman will require strong ...

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India: Further information: Judges support mercy, president ...
14 January 2013

India's president has rejected a mercy petition from Saibanna Ningappa Natikar, though 14 former judges have told him they believe the death sentence ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/004/2013