The Qatari authorities must re-commit to fully delivering on promised labour reforms now and beyond the World Cup, Amnesty International said on Thursday.
The overdraft facility was used by IAIT for Amnesty India’s NGO activities including salary and administrative and operational expenses.
Three legal suits have been lodged against Facebook by Rohingya representatives, in the US and Britain as well as with the OECD group of developed economies.
According to the Human Rights watchdog, Pakistan's intelligence services have routinely used enforced disappearance to target human rights defenders, political activists, students, and journalists.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said the rights group had tried to "amnesty the terrorist state and shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim."
The Enforcement Directorate said the show cause notice of penalty was issued as the funds received "violated" Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) provisions.
Court to pass order on April 16 on CBI plea against order to withdraw LOC against Amnesty's Aakar Patel
The court had reserved the order on Tuesday after hearing arguments from the CBI and the counsel appearing for the accused on the agency's plea seeking revision of the magisterial court's decision.
The CBI had sought the sanction of the government to prosecute the international human rights organisation because of mandatory clause of Section 40 of the FCRA.
15 organisations have been taken off Russia's registry of international organisations and foreign NGOs due to 'violations of the current legislation of the Russian Federation.'
The AII chair had moved the special CBI court in the Rouse Avenue District Court in New Delhi against the CBI for non-compliance of the court order.
Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann passed the order on a petition filed by the CBI seeking revision of the order passed on Thursday by a magisterial court.
In his plea, Patel said the LOC was invoked despite a Gujarat court’s order granting him permission “specifically for this trip”.
Despite the speaking order, Patel was stopped at the immigration counter at Bengaluru late at night as the LOC had not been lifted till then.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Kumar passed the order and directed the probe agency to file a compliance report.
Aakar Patel said that there was a case filed against him by a BJP MLA in Surat for which his passport had been impounded.
Aakar Patel alleged that he was stopped by the immigration authorities at Bangalore International Airport earlier this morning while he was boarding a flight to the USA.
The CBI had filed a case against the organisation for money laundering and criminal conspiracy.
Blogger Raif Badawi, arbitrarily detained beyond his sentence, must be immediately released: Amnesty International
Raif Badawi, who has been arbitrarily detained solely for freely expressing his opinions, remains in detention despite completing an unjust 10-year prison sentence on March 1.
The Maharashtra police had on Tuesday arrested Left-wing activists Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha, and raided the homes of several others.
The remarks came a day after names of over 4 million people in Assam were excluded from the draft NRC list, prepared following a process to identify illegal Bangladeshis living in the state.