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Amnesty has argued that the provisional attachment order (PAO) issued on November 26 last year was valid for only 180 days and it expired on May 25.(Image via Twitter)

HC: No stay on Amnesty’s proceedings

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2021 05:31 AM IST
In its petition, Amnesty International said that despite the matter being concluded on May 25 after detailed arguments by them, they received notice/ direction from the adjudicating authority fixing a fresh date of hearing on May 28.
The plea, which was urgently mentioned on Thursday, is listed to be heard on Friday.(ANI/Twitter)
The plea, which was urgently mentioned on Thursday, is listed to be heard on Friday.(ANI/Twitter)

ED case: Amnesty moves HC against accounts freeze

By Richa Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 03:09 AM IST
In its petition, Amnesty International India Private Limited (AIIPL) has said that 180 days of the provisional attachment order (PAO) that commenced from November 26, has expired and hence the proceedings cannot continue before the adjudicating authority.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided the Bengaluru offices of Amnesty International India.(ANI/Twitter)
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided the Bengaluru offices of Amnesty International India.(ANI/Twitter)

ED attaches over 17cr Amnesty India assets in laundering case

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 03:58 AM IST
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the ED said the provisional order has been issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for attaching bank accounts of Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd (AIIPL) and Indians for Amnesty International Trust (IAIT).
Amnesty India on Tuesday said the organisation has been compelled to let go of staff in India and pause all its ongoing campaign and research work.(PTI Photo)
Amnesty India on Tuesday said the organisation has been compelled to let go of staff in India and pause all its ongoing campaign and research work.(PTI Photo)

Amnesty says India ops shut

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 02:09 AM IST
The home ministry, however, said in a statement that the stand taken by Amnesty International is “unfortunate, exaggerated, and far from the truth”.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided the Bengaluru offices of Amnesty International India office(ANI/Twitter)
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday raided the Bengaluru offices of Amnesty International India office(ANI/Twitter)

Amnesty India raided by CBI in Bengaluru, says there is a ‘pattern of harassment’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 07:21 PM IST
The CBI raid comes a year after the Enforcement Directorate had carried out investigations into charges that the rights group had attempted to bypass the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act by floating a commercial entity, Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd.
A day after searches were held at the office of Amnesty International India, confidential government documents reviewed by HT claimed that the non-governmental organisation received Rs 36 crore while it had permission to receive Rs 1.69 crore from abroad.(AP)
A day after searches were held at the office of Amnesty International India, confidential government documents reviewed by HT claimed that the non-governmental organisation received Rs 36 crore while it had permission to receive Rs 1.69 crore from abroad.(AP)

Govt document says Amnesty was only allowed to receive Rs 1.69 crore

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.
The 2013 Muzaffarnagar district riots that claimed at least 60 lives and displaced over 50,000 people.(HT File Photo)
The 2013 Muzaffarnagar district riots that claimed at least 60 lives and displaced over 50,000 people.(HT File Photo)

Muzaffarnagar riots: Amnesty blames Yogi government for plight of survivors

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 10:05 PM IST
Amnesty International India blamed the state government’s apathy for seven gang-rape survivors still awaiting justice and the displaced continuing to look for rehabilitation
Women activists hold placards demanding the death penalty for rapists. India is one of only three countries in the world which expanded the scope of death penalty by adopting new laws.(AP File Photo)
Women activists hold placards demanding the death penalty for rapists. India is one of only three countries in the world which expanded the scope of death penalty by adopting new laws.(AP File Photo)

Death penalty won’t eradicate crimes against women: Amnesty on SC order in Delhi gangrape case

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2018 05:47 PM IST
The International human rights body claimed there was no evidence that showed that the death penalty deterred the incidence of sexual violence and murder.
Executive director of Amnesty International India says several government spokespersons have been known to disseminate disinformation which they should know to be false, on social media and on television.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Executive director of Amnesty International India says several government spokespersons have been known to disseminate disinformation which they should know to be false, on social media and on television.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Crackdown on press freedom no solution to curb fake news, says Amnesty

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 06:23 PM IST
While intentionally misleading and deceitful reports are a real problem, the solution is not to crack down on press freedom, says executive director of Amnesty International India.
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