Amit Singh is a Human rights researcher and activist. He is a PhD scholar in Human Rights in Contemporary Societies at the Centre for Social Studies (University of Coimbra) since 2017. Amit holds MSc. in Human rights and multiculturalism from University of Southeast Norway; M.A. in Human rights from Mahidol University, Thailand and M.A. in World History from Pondicherry University. He is Editor-At-Large (Human rights) at the Different truths webzine, human rights columnist at The Oslo Times, and The Citizen.
Amit has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the United Nations Development Program, the National Human Rights Commission of India, and NGOs in India, Thailand and Norway. Amit has been invited to present his research paper in various national and international forums, including University of Massachusetts (USA), York University (Canada), the International Association on the Study of Forced Migration (India), Oslo University (Norway).
His particular areas of interest are religious conflict, multiculturalism, refugees, torture, Caste discrimination, religious extremism, and freedom of expression. Amit regularly has been invited as a speaker on human rights issues in India.
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