A woman walks past the Amnesty International India headquarters in Bangalore. Photo: AP A woman walks past the Amnesty International India headquarters in Bangalore. Photo: AP
A woman walks past the Amnesty International India headquarters in Bangalore. Photo: AP

Amnesty halts operations in India after bank accounts frozen in ‘witch hunt’ against rights groups

  • Amnesty highlighted rights violations in recent months in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region as well as what it said was a lack of police accountability during riots in Delhi in February
  • Critics say Narendra Modi’s government is pushing a Hindu-first agenda, undermining the secular foundations of India’s democracy and raising fears among its 170 million Muslim minority

Topic |   India
A woman walks past the Amnesty International India headquarters in Bangalore. Photo: AP A woman walks past the Amnesty International India headquarters in Bangalore. Photo: AP
A woman walks past the Amnesty International India headquarters in Bangalore. Photo: AP
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