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Suu Kyi ‘burying head in sand’ over Rakhine crisis, says Amnesty

“Aung San Suu Kyi’s claims that her government ‘does not fear international scrutiny’ ring hollow… If Myanmar has nothing to hide, it should allow UN investigators into the country, including Rakhine state,” Amnesty said.

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Amnesty International calls for ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

Speaking on the occasion, the executive director of Amnesty International India, Aakar Patel, demanded that the central and state governments ensure “the weapons are used in line with international human rights standards”.

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Protect Rohingyas, don’t threaten them with deportation: Amnesty International to India

The Amnesty’s plea came on a day Union Minister Kiren Rijiju asserted that Rohingyas who have crossed over to India are illegal immigrants and stand to be deported.

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At least 14 Saudis at ‘imminent risk’ of execution: Amnesty

Authorities have cracked down on political dissent in recent months, primarily in the eastern Qatif district. Authorities executed four men on July 11 convicted of “terrorist crimes”, including attacks on police and riots in Qatif, the interior ministry said.

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Turkey court rules to keep six rights activists in custody

The ruling came a day after the activists, who have not yet been put on trial or formally charged, gave statements to prosecutors for the first time since their detention. Eight of those detained were Turkish rights activists, four of those have now been released, Gardner said.

US asks China to release Liu Xiaobo’s wife from house arrest

Lui Xia has been denied from having any contact with the outside world. Reports suggest that the isolation and confinement imposed on Xia by the state has resulted in her suffering from psychological stress, anxiety and depression.

Amnesty International calls for commission to probe Mosul crimes

Iraq on Sunday declared it had successfully ousted the Islamic State (IS) group from Mosul, from where the jihadists had declared their self-styled caliphate in 2014. But the victory has left thousands dead and wounded, and the city devastated.

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Amnesty International calls for release of activists held in Turkey

Turkey has launched a massive crackdown since last year’s failed coup, arresting some 50,000 people and dismissing more than 100,000 from government jobs. The crackdown initially focused on people with suspected ties to the coup attempt, but has been extended to include other government opponents.

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Modi in US: Amnesty International India urges PM to raise Human Rights concerns with Trump

“As an ally of the United States, India has aa responsibility to raise concerns about Human Rights violations and secure meaningful commitments for improvement,” the letter said.

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Amnesty International’s Turkey chief arrested

Taner Kilic was ordered arrested in the western province of Izmir along with five other attorneys who are accused of using an encrypted communication program.

France anti-terrorism powers used to curb protest: Amnesty International Report

Since the state of emergency was declared in France, authorities have issued 155 decrees prohibiting public assembly, and imposed 639 measures preventing specific individuals from taking part in demonstrations, Amnesty said.

Amnesty urges Suu Kyi govt to end cycle of repression, release all political prisoners

“Myanmar’s legal framework reads like a textbook of repression, and authorities have in recent years increasingly used it to silence dissent,” Champa Patel, Amnesty International’s Southeast Asia director, told reporters.

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Amnesty International annual report condemns ‘growing intolerance’ in India

Amnesty International has condemned growing intolerance in India in its annual report for 2015-16.

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China sentences three pro-democracy rights activists to prison amid crackdown

Activists Wang Qingying, 31, and Yuan Xinting, 44, were sentenced to two-and-a half and three-and-a half years, respectively

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Russia’s Syria raids may amount to war crimes due: Amnesty

Russian airstrikes in Syria may amount to a war crime because of the number of civilians its strikes have killed, Amnesty International said.