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Pakistan PM announces Amnesty scheme   Jan 1, 5:06 pm
Karachi, Jan01 (ANI): Pakistan Prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Friday is all set to announce his second amnesty scheme which will bring people under the tax net.
HRW urges Pak to restore death penalty moratorium  Dec 17, 11:57 am
New York, Dec. 17 (ANI): Pakistan's government should immediately halt executions, reinstate the moratorium on the death penalty, and move toward abolition, Human Rights Watch said today in a joint letter with Amnesty International to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Sri Lanka denies amnesty to Tamil prisoners  Oct 28, 4:38 pm
Colombo, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has denied granting general amnesty to the Tamil prisoners but has decided to expedite the bail procedures for many of them.
Civilian deaths in Yemen may amount to 'war crimes', says Amnesty  Aug 18, 12:45 pm
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen against rebels have left a train of civilian deaths that may amount to "war crimes", according to a report from Amnesty International.
Brazil's military police 'killed hundreds' in Rio, reveals Amnesty International's tatistics  Aug 3, 5:23 pm
London, Aug. 3 (ANI): Campaign group Amnesty International, in a startling revelation on Monday, stated how Brazil's military police have been responsible for more than 1,500 deaths in the city of Rio de Janeiro in the last five years.
Amnesty expresses 'disappointment' over Yakub verdict  Jul 29, 5:51 pm
Bengaluru, July 29 (ANI): Amnesty International on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the dismissal of Yakub Memon's plea against his
Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet to face off Amnesty International over sex-trade debate  Jul 28, 3:48 pm
London, July 28 (ANI): Hollywood celebrities like Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Emma Thompson are now showing their support for a campaign that demands the Amnesty International to reject a proposal to endorse the decriminalisation of the sex trade.
Amnesty 'disturbed' over 'unprecedented spike' in executions in Iran  Jul 23, 6:36 pm
London, July 23 (ANI): Amnesty International has expressed concern over an 'unprecedented spike' in the number of executions in Iran.
Amnesty accuses Hamas of rights abuse against Palestinians  May 28, 12:27 pm
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A report by Amnesty International has accused the Hamas of carrying out abductions, torture and killings of at least 23 Palestinians in 2014.
Amnesty says Qatar has made `little progress` in addressing migrant workers` plight  May 21, 10:50 am
London, May 21 (ANI): Amnesty International has said that Qatar has made little progress in some areas and "non-existent" in others, while addressing the plight of migrant workers at the 2022 FIFA World Cup construction sites, despite promises to do so.
French parliament approves 'Orwellian' surveillance law in wake of Paris shootings  May 6, 11:06 am
London, May 06 (ANI): The French Parliament has voted to lend an overwhelming support to a new bill that will pave the way for sweeping new surveillance powers in the wake of January's terror attacks in Paris.
Amnesty says Aleppo civilians suffering 'unthinkable atrocities' at hands of Syrian govt forces  May 6, 9:42 am
London, May 06 (ANI): Amnesty International has claimed that civilians in Syria's second city of Aleppo are going through "unthinkable atrocities" as government forces and many rebel groups commit war crimes on a daily basis.
Ukraine crisis: Amnesty says pro-Russia rebels 'summarily killed' captured Ukrainian soldiers  Apr 9, 10:28 am
London, April 9 (ANI): Amnesty International has claimed that it has proof that pro-Russian separatists in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine have summarily shot four Ukrainian soldiers, who were taken hostage earlier.
Saudi blogger once again spared flogging   Feb 14, 12:52 pm
Dubai, Feb 14 (ANI): The flogging of Saudi Arabian blogger Raef Badawi has been delayed for the fifth consecutive week.
Saudi Arabia repostpones flogging of blogger Raif Badawi   Jan 31, 1:04 pm
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has once again postponed the second round of flogging of blogger Raif Badawi.
Saudi Arabia defers flogging of blogger Raif Badawi 'again' on health grounds  Jan 23, 1:29 pm
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has reportedly decided to not flog blogger Raif Badawi for the second week running after doctors advised against this week's 50 lashes on health grounds, human rights group Amnesty International said.
Yazidi girls under IS captivity turning to suicide after being raped, sold into sexual slavery  Jan 19, 3:17 pm
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Many Yazidi girls and women under Islamic State (IS) captivity are reportedly committing suicide after being raped and sold into sexual slavery by the members of the terror group.
Up to 2000 people feared killed in deadliest massacre by Boko Haram in Nigeria  Jan 10, 12:16 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 10 (ANI): The recent massacre by Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Baga has reportedly left up to 2,000 people dead.
Yazidi girls under IS captivity in Iraq killing themselves to escape rape, torment  Dec 23, 1:17 pm
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Yazidi girls in Iraq, who are being held as prisoners by the Islamic State (IS) terrorists, are committing suicide to save themselves from constant rape and torment at the hands of the members of the terror group.
Amnesty says Israeli air strikes on Gaza buildings amount to war crimes  Dec 10, 2:21 pm
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Israeli air strikes on four high-rise buildings in the final days of the Gaza conflict amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International says criminals 'must be brought to justice' post CIA torture report release  Dec 10, 12:36 pm
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Amnesty International and other rights advocates have said that prosecutors must follow the CIA torture programme and that those responsible for crimes such as torture "must be brought to justice".
Afghanistan donors should urge human rights progress, says human rights groups  Dec 3, 9:26 pm
London, Dec. 3 (ANI): Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged Afghanistan's foreign donors to press the Afghan government to prevent a further deterioration in the country's human rights situation and support services crucial to rights. The groups issued a joint statement ahead of a major donors' meeting on Afghanistan here.
Amnesty releases software to track down spying programs used by governments  Nov 20, 2:39 pm
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amnesty International has reportedly released a software program that can detect spying software used by governments to spy on their political opponents and monitor activists.
Amnesty critical of Israel's 'excessive use of force' against civilians during Gaza conflict  Nov 5, 3:03 pm
London, Nov 05 (ANI): Amnesty International has reportedly said that Israeli air strikes carried out during the Gaza conflict repeatedly inflicted harm and death on civilians and could have been avoided.