Amnesty International

Amnesty urges Pakistan to end enforced disappearances

Pakistan government says most of the missing went to neighboring Afghanistan to join militant groups in recent years.

published on : 22nd November 2021

TS cops draw flak for random use of facial recognition scans on unsuspecting citizens  

The incident reportedly took place at Osmania Medical College in Koti and was tweeted by a netizen.

published on : 13th November 2021

Amnesty International to close Hong Kong offices this year

Hong Kong implemented a sweeping national security law in 2020 following months of massive anti-government protests.

published on : 25th October 2021

Sri Lankan Muslims facing discrimination, harassment, violence: Amnesty International

It asserts to trace the development of anti-Muslim sentiment in Sri Lanka, "amid surging Sinhala-Buddhist nationalism".

published on : 18th October 2021

Egypt's security tactics ''destroy'' lives of activists: Amnesty International

The Amnesty International report was the latest rebuke to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi-led government, which faces increasing pressure from the US to improve its human rights record.

published on : 16th September 2021

Report: Taliban killed minorities, fuelling Afghans' fears

Ahead of Friday prayers, leaders urged to imams to use sermons to appeal for unity, urge people not to flee the country, and to counter “negative propaganda” about them.

published on : 20th August 2021

Amnesty says Taliban killed nine minority men

The head of Amnesty International, Agnes Callamard, said the brutality of the killings was “a reminder of the Taliban’s past record, and a horrifying indicator of what Taliban rule may bring.”

published on : 20th August 2021

BJP says snooping story cooked to demean India; Congress demands SC-monitored judicial enquiry

Union Minister of State Meenakshi Lekhi said the owners of the spyware Pegasus as well as Amnesty International have denied the claims made in the reports.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Morocco files defamation suit against Amnesty International, French NGO over Pegasus spyware claim

Moroccan King Mohammed VI's phone and those of other royals are also on the list of numbers identified as potential Pegasus targets by Moroccan intelligence services.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Categorically stand by findings of Pegasus Project, says Amnesty International

Amnesty International categorically stands by the findings of the Pegasus Project, and that the data is irrefutably linked to potential targets of NSO Group's Pegasus spyware, read a statement.

published on : 22nd July 2021

'Amnesty directly involved in Pegasus plot': Assam CM Himanta asks Centre to ban NGO in India

He said there were evidences against it in the past but with this recent expose, it was clear that Amnesty could go to any extent to defame India’s democratic fabric.

published on : 20th July 2021

'We failed the test' of COVID-19, says human rights champion

Amnesty International released its annual report, arguing that governments have used the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to clamp down on human rights, whether or not that was the original intent.

published on : 7th April 2021

UN rights investigator Agnes Callamard named Amnesty chief

The international human rights group said Callamard’s four-year term as secretary general begins Monday.

published on : 29th March 2021

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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