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Critics of India’s Modi Government Face Sedition Charges
March 06, 2020

Critics of India’s Modi Government Face Sedition Charges

By Associated Press
Freedom of political expression remains under siege in Modi’s India.

A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Needs a Free and Open India
February 19, 2020

A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Needs a Free and Open India

By Aman Thakker
India's ability to contribute to a "free and open" Indo-Pacific will require a course correction at home first.
Indian Police Open Case Against Kashmir Social Media Users
February 19, 2020

Indian Police Open Case Against Kashmir Social Media Users

By Associated Press
Indian authorities are cracking down on the use of virtual private networks.

What’s Wrong with India’s Efforts to Check Human Trafficking?
January 03, 2019

What’s Wrong with India’s Efforts to Check Human Trafficking?

By Avinash Giri
A recent case of human trafficking highlights the capability-will gap in Indian law enforcement.

A Crackdown on Dissent in India: What's Behind the Recent Arrests of Rights Activists
August 31, 2018

A Crackdown on Dissent in India: What's Behind the Recent Arrests of Rights Activists

By Kajal Basu
Do the simultaneous raids on civil rights campaigners and lawyers indicate that the Indian government is willing to subvert democracy?

India Uses Public Safety Act for Its Crackdown on Dissent
October 20, 2016

India Uses Public Safety Act for Its Crackdown on Dissent

By Cholpon Orozobekova
Khurram Parvez was on his way to Geneva for the UN Human rights council session when he was arrested.

Life in an Indian Police State
August 11, 2016

Life in an Indian Police State

By Anuradha Sharma
An interview with Shubhranshu Choudhary, a journalist in Chhattisgarh at the epicenter of the Maoist guerrilla war.
India's New Child Labor Law: Billed to Fail
August 04, 2016

India's New Child Labor Law: Billed to Fail

By Neeta Lal
Child labor is India's worst-kept secret, and a new law will do little to change that.

Exposed: India’s Silence Over Human Rights Violations in Kashmir
October 19, 2015

Exposed: India’s Silence Over Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

By Fahad Shah
A new 800-page report catalogues human rights violations in India-administered Kashmir.

India Tops Report on Global Slavery
November 19, 2014

India Tops Report on Global Slavery

By Ankit Panda
According to the Walk Free Foundation's 2014 Global Slavery Report, India is home to 14 million "modern slaves."

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