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Amnesty International seeks end to curbs on J&K politicians, journalists

Human Rights Watch said that Indian government continues to impose “harsh and discriminatory restrictions” on Muslim-majority areas

06 Aug 2020 11:21 AM

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

A report by Amnesty alleges that authorities had snooped on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology

27 Jun 2020 4:00 PM

Mehbooba Mufti shifted to her home; detention under PSA to continue

Former chief minister's residence designated as a subsidiary jail

07 Apr 2020 4:44 PM

No end to China's crackdown on dissent despite coronavirus crisis: Rights activists

Over a dozen activists detained or disappeared after a gathering of dissenters

18 Feb 2020 12:10 PM

What’s happening in Iran?

Officially, Tehran accepts that 75 per cent of the population is vulnerable.

04 Dec 2019 2:37 AM

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Russian Prez Putin signs law to label journalists as ‘foreign agents’

The new law, which now extends to individuals, would come into effect immediately.

03 Dec 2019 11:04 AM

Daughter asks for nod to allow kin to visit Farooq Abdullah

The AI’s India chapter in a statement said that a detention order has been passed against Abdullah for “disturbing public order” under the PSA.

18 Sep 2019 4:14 AM

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child

Evelyn Hernandez was previously convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion and had already served 3 yrs of 30-yr prison sentence.

20 Aug 2019 1:49 PM

13-year-old boy arrested for political unrest won’t be executed: Saudi Arabia

The official said another attack in which Qureiris participated had targeted a German diplomatic vehicle in Qatif region in January 2014.

17 Jun 2019 12:29 PM

Detention law in Valley draws flak from Amnesty

Public Safety Act was introduced in J&K during the Sheikh Abdullah’s government in 1978 initially to discourage timber smuggling.

17 Jun 2019 2:14 AM

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Under new law, Saudi women to be notified of divorce via text message

The new law is seen as way to end secret divorces and ensure women are aware of marital status so they can protect rights such as alimony.

07 Jan 2019 8:35 AM

Amnesty worried at ‘heavy use of force in Kashmir’

Demanding a “full and independent” investigation into the incident and prosecution of those responsible in a civilian court of law.

18 Dec 2018 12:56 AM

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

Amnesty International said it was revoking Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest.

13 Nov 2018 11:04 AM

ED raids Amnesty International's Bengaluru office over FEMA violations

ED is looking for alleged violation of foreign funding rules linked to earlier MHA probe into NGO's accounts related to FCRA funds.

25 Oct 2018 7:11 PM

Egypt sentences 75 to death over clashes, journalist gets 5 years

In a statement, Amnesty condemned Saturday's death sentences and heavy prison terms after what it called a 'disgraceful mass trial'.

09 Sep 2018 2:19 PM

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Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.

13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM

Turkey fires more that 18,500 state employees in new decree

Turkish media dubbed decree as the 'last' with officials indicating state of emergency could end as early as Monday.

08 Jul 2018 2:25 PM

Rohingya Muslims massacred 53 Hindus last yr, says report

Amnesty International said that ARSA killed 53 Hindus, mostly children, in Kha Maung Seik village cluster in northern Maungdaw.

23 May 2018 10:42 AM

Palestinian teen dies of wounds from Israel-Gaza border shooting: Ministry

45 palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the Great March of Return on March 30, with more than 1,500 wounded.

28 Apr 2018 2:44 PM

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on terror charges

The convicted journalists were earlier indicted in July 2016 for sponsoring the PKK, FETO and other terrorist groups through media coverage.

26 Apr 2018 12:01 PM

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