Amnesty International halts work in India, blaming government ‘witch hunt’

Amnesty International India employees at their headquarters in Bangalore in February 2019. <span class="copyright">(Aijaz Rahi / Associated Press)</span>
Amnesty International India employees at their headquarters in Bangalore in February 2019. (Aijaz Rahi / Associated Press)

Amnesty International has suspended its work in India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government froze the group’s bank accounts over alleged fundraising violations, the human rights organization said Tuesday.

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning watchdog said it has been the target of an “incessant witch hunt” by the Indian government for its work, including campaigning for the rights of citizens in the disputed territory of Kashmir and documenting police abuses.

The group has been hounded by Indian investigators for the past two years, is regularly vilified in the government-friendly media and was finally forced to lay off staff members in what it described as a growing climate of repression.

“For a movement that has done nothing but raise its voices against injustice, this latest attack is akin to freezing dissent,” Avinash Kumar, executive director

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Government Repossessed Car Auctions – How to Hunt Them Down

You probably know a thing or two about government repossessed car auctions and are interested to buy a car there at a huge discount. Or you could be interested to resell them for profits. Whatever reason that may have sparked your interest, you do need to know how to locate these government repossessed car auctions.

All good things do not come easy. The fact that these auctions are hardly publicized makes it quite a challenge to find it. If you are fortunate, you may hear it from someone in the know or simply are in the business. This is why many cheap auto auctions come and go without you even knowing that they exist. What can you do to prevent this from happening and get posted of the ongoing government seized auto auctions?

Some people have resorted to conduct their detailed search. Reading the local and national newspapers for auction … Read More