By Sutirtho Patranobis
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 12:17 AM IST
“The Chinese authorities have created a dystopian hellscape on a staggering scale in XUAR,” Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s secretary general, said on Thursday.
Reuters | , Geneva
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2021 05:03 PM IST
- The UN and its humanitarian partners are providing food and other assistance to displaced families when the security situation allows
AFP | , Jakarta
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 09:20 AM IST
Almost 100 inmates have been condemned to die in Indonesia by judges they could only see on a television monitor, according to Amnesty International.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 04:36 PM IST
The group initially referred to Navalny as a prisoner of conscience after his arrest last month, and then had second thoughts after concerns were raised over whether past comments qualified as advocating hatred.
Reuters | | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri, Moscow
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:12 PM IST
- Amnesty, which had named Navalny a "prisoner of conscience" on Jan. 17 after his arrest, did not specify which comments it was referring to and said it was not aware of similar pronouncements made by him in recent years.
Copenhagen | By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:23 PM IST
Around 11,400 women a year are raped or subjected to attempted rape in Denmark, according to the ministry’s figures.
Thomson Reuters Foundation | By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 04:49 AM IST
They said pharmaceutical companies working on COVID-19 vaccines should openly share their technology and intellectual property through the World Health Organisation (WHO) so more doses can be manufactured.
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 07:29 PM IST
The People’s Vaccine, which includes Oxfam, Amnesty International, Frontline AIDS and Global Justice Now, said urgent action is needed from governments and the pharmaceutical industry to make sure enough doses are produced.
Hindustan Times, Washington, DC | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 10:44 AM IST
The official also said that human rights organisation Amnesty International’s decision to shut down its India operations “received attention at the highest levels” of the Trump administration
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Amnesty International, in a statement, said that the freezing of its bank accounts by the Indian government, which it is learnt was done earlier this month, has brought its work to a juddering halt.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 12:24 PM IST
Amnesty further claimed that it has been compelled to let go of staff in India and pause all ongoing campaign and research work.
By Karan Thapar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 02:59 PM IST
The regulatory body also banned journalist Kashif Abbasi from also hosting any show.
Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 08:25 PM IST
16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg received a standing ovation from students at The George Washington University in the US capital where the ceremony was held.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2019 07:18 PM IST
Our social media profiles are our autobiographies. Do we want to leave a legacy of hate?
Colombo, Sri lanka | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2019 05:29 PM IST
The London-based rights group said it was “alarmed” over media reports of preparations to resume hangings although the country still does not have a qualified hangman.
Kuala Lumpur | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:52 PM IST
Homosexuality is already illegal in Brunei but it will now become a capital offence. The law only applies to Muslims.
Bloomberg | By Dina Bass
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 12:04 PM IST
After an analysis that eventually included almost 15 million tweets, Amnesty International released the findings and in its report, described Twitter as a “toxic place for women.”
Saudi Arabia denies Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch reports about torture and sexual harassment
Dubai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch had accused Saudi Arabia on Tuesday of abusing several activists, including some female human rights defenders detained since May.
By Abhijit Dutta
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 02:20 PM IST
‘Speaking up’ will make her look good with the international Press, but it will do nothing for the challenges Myanmar faces. The international community needs to strengthen her hands, not weaken them.
‘You no longer represent symbol of hope,’ Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 12:12 AM IST
Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the de facto Myanmar leader’s “indifference” to the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Hindustan Times | By Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2018 11:56 PM IST
The document claims that Amnesty was given permission in 2011-12 under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, to receive Rs 1.69 crore from Amnesty International, UK.
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 10:29 PM IST
Officials said the ED is looking at a possible and alleged violation of the FEMA linked to an earlier Union home ministry’s probe into the NGO’s accounts.
Cairo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 11:20 AM IST
The journalist, widely known as Shawkan, was arrested as he covered the clashes that turned into a bloodbath in which hundreds of demonstrators died.
Dhaka | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 10:04 PM IST
Police said all of them belong to Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, a home grown militant group.
Indo Asian News Service, Tehran | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2018 05:09 PM IST
Prosecutors said he was arrested in the Iranian year of 1385 (March 2006 - March 2007) and sentenced the next year. It was not clear why the punishment was carried out over 10 years later.
Reuters, Riyadh | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 02:59 PM IST
A public prosecutor said the detainees had admitted to communicating and cooperating with individuals and organisations opposed to the kingdom, recruiting people to get secret information to hurt the country’s interests, and offering material and emotional support to hostile elements abroad.
Agence France-Presse, Yangon | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Amnesty International said that a new investigation had confirmed the militants killed 53 Hindus “execution-style” -- mostly children -- in the Kha Maung Seik village cluster in northern Maungdaw.
Agence France-Presse, Gaza City | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 01:02 PM IST
Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the start of what organisers have dubbed the Great March of Return on March 30, with more than 1,500 wounded.