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Press Releases from Amnesty International India (2 total)

Anti-Trafficking Bill Overbroad And Disproportionate; Should Be Referred To PSC

Responding to the passage of The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 by the Lok Sabha yesterday, Asmita Basu, Programmes Director, said, “It is commendable that the Indian government is taking trafficking in persons seriously. However, if the Bill is enacted in its present form, it will put adults who engage in consensual sex work, at risk of human rights violations. The bill has several provisions that are

Military top brass must face justice for crimes against humanity targeting Rohin …

The comprehensive report, “We Will Destroy Everything”: Military Responsibility for Crimes against Humanity in Rakhine State, Myanmar, calls for the situation in Myanmar to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for investigation and prosecution. “The explosion of violence – including murder, rape, torture, burning and forced starvation – perpetrated by Myanmar’s security forces in villages across northern Rakhine State was not the action of rogue soldiers or units. There