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Amnesty International


Withdraw lookout, say sorry to Amnesty India chief Aakar Patel, court tells CBI chief

April 08, 2022 5:54 am

Aakar Patel was due to travel to the US from the Bangalore International Airport on Wednesday and he was stopped by the immigration authorities on the ground. He was informed that an LOC was issued against him in connection with a case against Amnesty India in 2019 when he had headed the organisation.

Amnesty accuses Israel of enforcing 'apartheid' on Palestinians

February 01, 2022 7:37 pm

The London-based rights group said its findings were based on research and legal analysis in a 211-page report into Israeli seizure of Palestinian land and property, unlawful killings, forcible transfer of people and denial of citizenship.

Amnesty International says will close Hong Kong offices over security law

October 25, 2021 4:20 pm

The rights group says a security law imposed by Beijing is stopping it from working freely in Hong Kong. It also said the law poses a threat to its staff.

Taliban unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras, says Rights group

October 06, 2021 12:28 am

Eleven of the victims were members of the Afghan national security forces and two were civilians, among them a 17-year-old girl.

Ukraine says Russia has detained over 50 Crimean Tatars

September 05, 2021 8:36 am

In response, more than 50 Crimean Tatars gathered in front of the FSB's branch in the Crimean city of Simferopol to protest the arrests.

Angelina Jolie wants kids to 'fight back' with new child rights book

September 02, 2021 10:29 am

Angelina Jolie, special envoy for UN refugee agency UNHCR, said she hoped the book would also remind governments of their commitment to the global treaty enshrining children's civil, social, political and economic rights

Amnesty International rebuts claim by BJP, says it ‘stands by’ Pegasus reports

July 23, 2021 1:31 pm

The global human rights organisation issued a statement debunking the “false rumours” and “inaccurate media stories”, and stressing that it “categorically stands by” the findings of the investigation.

Nigerian government-enforced Twitter suspension takes effect

June 06, 2021 12:40 pm

The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria said in a statement that its members have suspended access to Twitter in compliance with a government directive to do so.

Attachment of Amnesty Intl bank accounts: Delhi HC allows adjudication proceedings but final order only after clearance

May 29, 2021 3:47 pm

In the petition, Amnesty has said the provisional attachment order (PAO) passed against it in November 2020 by the ED has lapsed, and has sought a direction for quashing the notice issued to it by the Adjudicating Authority on May 25 directing it to attend the proceedings pending before it for final arguments on Friday.

Amnesty moves Delhi HC against attachment of property by ED

May 28, 2021 8:13 am

The case is listed for hearing before a single bench of the High Court on Friday. A mention for an urgent hearing of the case was made on Thursday before the court.