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Friday, July 10, 2020



Amnesty India ex-chief calls for US-like protests, booked

June 06, 2020 4:47 am

George Floyd’s death in the US, has triggered widespread protests across that country over its alleged ill-treatment of the African-American community.

CBI searches Amnesty offices in two cities, rights body says it’s harassment

November 16, 2019 4:19 am

According to the Home Ministry complaint, AIIPL is a for-profit company, and London-based Amnesty International worked through four companies — named by the CBI in the FIR.

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, UN probe needed: Amnesty

July 08, 2019 2:10 pm

The exact number of dead in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs is impossible to independently verify, but many thousands have been killed, about 6,600 of those during operations in which police said suspects were armed and fought back.

Govt treating rights groups like criminals, says Amnesty

October 27, 2018 2:26 am

“Government authorities are increasingly treating human rights organisations like criminal enterprises,” Amnesty International India executive director Aakar Patel said in a statement.

For women in Greek migrant camps, even showers are unsafe: Amnesty

October 05, 2018 2:33 pm

Humanitarian organizations working in the camp had reported that smugglers and people bearing weapons had been in the facility, Amnesty said.

Pakistan PM offers major tax amnesty scheme ahead of polls

April 06, 2018 12:43 pm

Presenting his package as an incentive for more people to enter the tax net, Abbasi stressed he felt this to be the most optimum way to maximise the government's revenues keeping in mind the significant challenges it faces.

Myanmar army's self-exoneration draws Amnesty's scorn

November 14, 2017 3:25 pm

More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since late August, driven out by a counter-insurgency clearance operation in Rakhine State that a top UN official has called a classic case of "ethnic cleansing".

War crimes, illegal refugee returns marred 2015 human righs: Amnesty

February 24, 2016 9:36 am

War crimes or other violations of the "laws of war" were committed by governments or armed groups in at least 19 countries, Amnesty said in its annual review of human rights around the world.

View From The Right: Amnesty Bias

July 15, 2015 12:26 am

It says Amnesty does not make the same noises about the complete absence of any democratic mechanisms or rights of Kashmiris in PoK.

Afghan women activists face sexual assault, assassinations: Amnesty

April 07, 2015 4:24 pm

The report's release comes as Afghanistan is examining traditional attitudes on women following some high profile cases of abuse.


UAE Amnesty

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

UAE Amnesty begins