Amnesty India hails UN`s naming of Lanka rights probe panel

Amnesty International India today welcomed UN`s naming of three experts to conduct a comprehensive probe into alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka during the armed conflict in 2009.

Indian govt blocks funds to Amnesty over sourcing concerns: Report

Amnesty has been a vocal critic of the New Delhi government, most recently accusing the security agencies of committing human rights violations during anti-insurgency operations in central India.

Backed by 14 lakh Indians, Amnesty seeks Sri Lanka probe

Amnesty International Friday gave a petition to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signed by 14 lakh Indians seeking an independent probe into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka.