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Shiite militias, Kurdish forces continue advance against IS in Iraq  Sep 2, 2:31 pm
London, Sep 02 (ANI): After breaking the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, Shiite militias and Kurdish forces are resuming their advance against the jihadist group.
Amnesty International criticizes Juvenile Justice Act amendment  Aug 7, 5:22 pm
Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Amnesty International strongly criticized the proposed amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act. Terming the amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act as having "serious implications", Amnesty International spokesperson Gopika Bashi pointed out that India is a signatory to the World Declaration on the Survival, Protection and Development of Children.
Pressure mounted on Nepal to fix flawed truth, Reconciliation Act  Jul 9, 8:54 pm
New York, July 9 (ANI): It has been suggested to the Nepal government to act immediately to fix crucial flaws in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Act, particularly those highlighted in a new United Nations evaluation, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists.
Egypt failing at every level on protecting human rights: Amnesty  Jul 4, 9:37 am
London, July 4 (ANI): Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused the present government in Egypt of failing at every level in terms of protecting human rights.
Irani nonconformist executed for 'enmity against God'  Jun 2, 3:02 pm
Washington, June 2(ANI): An Iranian nonconformist has been reportedly executed by hanging for 'enmity against God' despite protests by human rights groups.
Pregnant Sudanese woman to be hanged to death for apostasy   May 16, 10:31 am
London, May 16 (ANI): A woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death by a court for abandoning Islam after she married a Christian man.
Nigerian military ignored abduction warning: Amnesty  May 10, 1:19 pm
Johannesburg, May 10 (ANI): Nigeria's military reportedly ignored advanced warnings about the Islamist militant group Boko Haram's attack that ended in the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls, according to Amnesty International.
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi sentenced to 10 years in jail   May 8, 12:40 pm
London, May 8 (ANI): A court in Saudi Arabia has reportedly sentenced blogger Raif Badawi to 10 years in jail for insulting Islam and setting up a liberal web forum.
Amnesty accuses ISI of 'kidnapping and killing journalists'  Apr 30, 10:23 am
London, Apr. 30 (ANI): The Pakistan military spy agency kidnaps, threatens and even kills journalists who cross it.
Iran President Rouhani advocates equal opportunities and rights for women  Apr 21, 1:10 pm
Tehran, Apr 21 (ANI):Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has advocated for equal rights for men and women in his speech at the national Forum on Women Shaping Economy and Culture in Iran.
Human rights groups ask Nepal to reject draft TRC Bill  Apr 17, 4:13 pm
New York, Apr. 17, (ANI): Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists on Thursday said that Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament on April 9 of this year.
Qatar to hold tournament for migrants to deflate 'exploitation' accusations   Mar 31, 3:50 pm
Dubai, Mar. 31 (ANI): Qatar is reportedly holding a competition just for the migrant workers, which have been employed by the nation to build facilities for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to deflate accusations that the foreign workers are being exploited there.
Google Earth rescuing Brit woman story 'spectacularly fake'  Mar 21, 3:06 pm
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): A story about a British woman being rescued from a desert island via Google Earth images, which is being widely shared on social media is reportedly fake.
Amnesty urges India to provide more `transparency` over Indian workers` deaths in Qatar  Feb 22, 10:19 am
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Human rights group Amnesty International has reportedly urged India to reveal more 'transparent information' about the deaths of Indian migrant workers in Qatar, which is preparing itself for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
More than 450 Indian migrant workers died in 2012-13 in Qatar: report   Feb 18, 9:48 am
Manama, Feb 18 (ANI): More than 450 Indian migrant workers have reportedly died in the last two years in Qatar, putting the Gulf State under more pressure over its rights record ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
Ukraine grants amnesty to anti-govt protesters  Feb 17, 1:06 pm
London, Feb. 17 (ANI): Ukraine has granted amnesty to protesters arrested in anti-government unrest rocking the country.
Madonna set to introduce Pussy Riot members at NYC concert  Jan 30, 3:06 pm
London, January 30 (ANI): Madonna will be introducing members of Pussy Riot at a concert promoting human rights in New York City.
'US wants to put bullet in my head, watch me die in shower' says Snowden  Jan 27, 2:46 pm
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has reportedly said that the US government wants to assassinate him for leaking the classified data about the alleged mass surveillance operations.
Legal adviser says Snowden ready to return to US if amnesty guaranteed   Jan 27, 11:05 am
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's legal advisor has reportedly said that the whistleblower is ready to return to the US, provided the government guarantees he won't face prosecution.
Amnesty calls on Pakistan to release Briton sentenced to death for blasphemy  Jan 26, 2:46 pm
London, Jan. 26 (ANI): Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of a Muslim man from Britain facing death sentence under Pakistan's blasphemy laws.
Egypt faced 'unprecedented violence' since Morsi's ouster: Amnesty  Jan 24, 12:53 pm
London, Jan. 24 (ANI): Egypt has seen violence on an "unprecedented scale" since the army ousted President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, Amnesty International said.
61% Americans think Snowden should stand trial in US  Jan 23, 2:51 pm
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): About 61 percent Americans think that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden should trial in the US, a new survey has revealed.
ACLU demands amnesty for ex-NSA contractor Snowden  Jan 15, 6:48 pm
Washington, Jan.15 (ANI): The American Civil Liberties Union has launched a petition calling for the amnesty of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Jailed Pussy Riot members, 'Arctic 30' set to walk free in Russia  Dec 19, 1:43 pm
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Russia's parliament has adopted an amnesty under which two jailed members of punk band Pussy Riot be released.
Amnesty claims torture rife in secret al-Qaeda jails in Syria  Dec 19, 1:43 pm
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): Torture is rife in secret prisons in Syria run by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis), Amnesty International has said.
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