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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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
NZC not yet ready to offer amnesty to players like CA to curb corruption ahead of WC Oct 26, 1:56 pm
Wellington, Oct 26 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has reportedly revealed that it would not, at this stage, offer an amnesty to players who report corruption-related approaches as Cricket Australia (CA) has done.
London, Oct 26 (ANI): The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was sentenced to death for killing her alleged attempted rapist, has drawn worldwide condemnation.
Wellington, Oct 20 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has reportedly announced an amnesty period for cricketers to report corruption-related suspicions in an extraordinary effort to tidy out match fixing and zero in on shady characters behind it.
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Shia militias armed by the Iraqi government have kidnapped and killed scores of Sunni civilians in the recent months as a revenge for attacks by Islamic State (IS) fighters, according to a report by campaign group Amnesty International.
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Ukrainian government has granted self-rule and amnesty to pro-Russian separatists in eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Johannesburg, Sep 4 (ANI): Somalia's government has announced that it is offering amnesty to the al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab whose leader was targeted in a United States airstrike on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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