'Tainting FIFA World Cup's legacy: Amnesty says Qatar worker abuses persist a year after tournament

Amnesty and other rights groups have repeatedly demanded Qatar and international football's governing body institute a fund for worker injuries and deaths from the World Cup.

published on : 16th November 2023

Amnesty scheme against GST demand orders

Previously, the GST law allowed a three-month window, extendable by one month, to file appeals against assessment orders.

published on : 4th November 2023

'War crime': Amnesty, Lebanon accuse Israeli army of white phosphorus attacks

Amnesty International said that civilians in southern Lebanon were injured earlier this month when Israeli forces hit a border village with shells containing white phosphorus, am incendiary weapon.

published on : 1st November 2023

Lawyer arrest fuels outrage over Iran teen's death

The incident has strong echoes of the case of Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody in September 2022, after being detained for failing to obey the dress code.

published on : 1st November 2023

Mass arrests target LGBTQ+ people in Nigeria while abuses against them are ignored, activists say

Since the signing of Same Sex Prohibition Act into law in 2014 attacks, harassment, blackmail and extortion of the LGBTQ+ community is rising at disturbing speed, said Amnesty International's Sanusi.

published on : 27th October 2023

Tamil Nadu: Building amnesty scheme may be extended

Under the new regularisation scheme, building owners would be allowed to rectify violations to avoid lock-and-seal action by the government.

published on : 26th October 2023

Rights group reports war crimes in Sudan, including deliberate attacks on civilians, sexual assault

Amnesty International's report said civilians were killed and wounded in targeted attacks. The group also reported women being raped, with some held in conditions "amounting to sexual slavery."

published on : 3rd August 2023
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