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Staggering Rise in Internally Displaced Persons in Afghanistan: Amnesty International May 31, 2:27 pm
Kabul, May 31 (ANI): Amnesty International (AI), in a new report, has said that the number of Afghans displaced by violence and poverty has more than doubled over the past three years, from 500,000 to 1.2 million.
Myanmar Prez signs pardon for 83 political prisoners Apr 18, 11:51 am
Yangon, Apr.18 (ANI): Myanmar President Htin Kyaw has signed a pardon for 83 prisoners, who will be freed by amnesty on the first day of the country's New Year.
London, Mar. 11(ANI): A human rights group says it has uncovered evidence that South Sudanese Government forces deliberately suffocated more than 60 men and boys in a shipping container.
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): Countering Opposition's criticism over the compliance window to get black money from abroad, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said his government's new black or untaxed money scheme announced in the Budget last week is not an amnesty scheme as it has a penalty."
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said compliance window for domestic black money holders to come clean is no amnesty.
New Delhi, Mar. 1 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday slammed the Union Government over the Budget proposal to make the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) partially taxed, saying that while the EPF withdrawals of the common man
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
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.
London, July 23 (ANI): Amnesty International has expressed concern over an 'unprecedented spike' in the number of executions in Iran.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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