Amnesty International

'Migrant workers abuse' in Qatar: Rights group points out the wrong

The Qatari authorities must re-commit to fully delivering on promised labour reforms now and beyond the World Cup, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

published on : 21st October 2022

ED attaches assets worth Rs 1.54 crore of Amnesty International Trust

The overdraft facility was used by IAIT for Amnesty India’s NGO activities including salary and administrative and operational expenses.

published on : 8th October 2022

Facebook must compensate Rohingyas over hate speech: Amnesty

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.

published on : 29th September 2022

Amnesty asks Pakistan to stop crackdown on protests against enforced disappearances

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.

published on : 12th August 2022

Ukraine's Amnesty International head resigns following report sparking furore

President Volodymyr Zelensky said the rights group had tried to "amnesty the terrorist state and shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim."

published on : 6th August 2022

ED slaps Amnesty India, ex-CEO Aakar Patel with over Rs 61 crore in penalties

The Enforcement Directorate said the show cause notice of penalty was issued as the funds received "violated" Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) provisions.

published on : 8th July 2022

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.

published on : 14th April 2022

CBI gets Modi government nod to prosecute senior Amnesty official Aakar Patel

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.

published on : 12th April 2022

Russia shutting down Amnesty, Human Rights Watch and similar organisations

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.'

published on : 9th April 2022

Amnesty India chair Aakar Patel again prevented at Bengaluru airport from flying to US

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.

published on : 8th April 2022

Delhi Court directs Amnesty's Aakar Patel not to leave country without its permission

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.

published on : 8th April 2022

Apologise to Aakar, nix notice: Delhi Court to CBI boss

In his plea, Patel said the LOC was invoked despite a Gujarat court’s order granting him permission “specifically for this trip”.

published on : 8th April 2022

Despite court relief, Aakar Patel stopped again at Bengaluru airport

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.

published on : 8th April 2022

FCRA row: Court directs CBI to withdraw LOC against Amnesty's Aakar Patel

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Kumar passed the order and directed the probe agency to file a compliance report.

published on : 7th April 2022

Amnesty International India chief Aakar Patel stopped from flying abroad over FCRA case

Aakar Patel said that there was a case filed against him by a BJP MLA in Surat for which his passport had been impounded.

published on : 6th April 2022

Court seeks CBI's response on plea to revoke LOC against Amnesty International India ex-chief 

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.

published on : 6th April 2022

Former head of Amnesty International India barred from leaving Bengaluru airport 

The CBI had filed a case against the organisation for money laundering and criminal conspiracy.

published on : 6th April 2022

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.

published on : 5th March 2022

Government should cease politically motivated arrests and harassment of activists: HRW and Amnesty

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.

published on : 30th August 2018

Process of updating names in Assam NRC should be transparent: Amnesty International

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.

published on : 1st August 2018
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