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Amnesty International calls on Pakistan to protect Indian prisoners in country's jails May 3, 12:33 pm
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Rights group Amnesty International has called on Pakistani authorities to ensure the safety of Indian prisoners in the country's jails, following the death of Indian convict Sarabjit Singh in Lahore.
London, May 3 (ANI): The United States has urged North Korea for an immediate release of a Korean-American man, who has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for alleged anti-government crimes.
London, May. 1 (ANI): Amnesty International has accused Sri Lanka of intensifying a crackdown on dissent, urging the Commonwealth to not hold its summit there unless the human rights situation improves.
Syrian president issues general amnesty Apr 16, 3:23 pm
Damascus, April 16 (Xinhua-ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday issued a general amnesty that covers crimes committed before April 16, the state-TV said.
Amnesty International report: Death penalty has resurfaced in India Apr 11, 11:18 am
New Delhi/ London, April 11 (ANI): Amnesty International has disclosed in its recent report that death penalty has resurfaced in India, during 2012, after a long lull in execution at the gallows, for 'public pressures' and 'political influences'.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Abolition of the death penalty across the globe continues and only one in 10 countries in the world carried out capital punishment last year, a report has said.
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Iraq has been conducting more executions now than it has done for almost a decade, according to a global report.
Johannesburg, Apr. 3 (ANI): Amnesty International has appealed to Saudi Arabia not to carry out a reported sentence of paralysis for a man in retribution for allegedly paralysing another man 10 years ago.
Amnesty International's 'Twignature' spreads its roots globally Mar 20, 4:01 pm
Sydney, Mar 20 (ANI): A technology adopted by international NGO Amnesty International, which allows Twitter users to add their digital signature to online petitions simply by re-tweeting a message, has gone global.
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): Torture of detainees by state security is pervasive in Iraq ten years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, according to a report by Amnesty International.
London, Mar. 7 (ANI): A reader returned a library book - more than 50 years after borrowing it as a schoolboy - during fees amnesty at Fine Art Library in Edinburgh so as to avoid a 2762.55-pound fine.
Manama, Mar 3 (ANI): A London-based human rights watchdog has slammed the arrest of 176 people, including 15 women, for holding an illegal protest to demand the release of Islamist prisoners in Saudi Arabia.
Iran asked to end 'arbitrary' house arrest of opposition leaders Feb 16, 12:55 pm
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Six leading human rights organisations have called for the release from house arrest of Iran's two top opposition leaders, who have been cut off from the outside world for nearly two years without being put on trial.
Amnesty calls for release of Bahraini 'prisoners of conscience' Feb 14, 12:42 pm
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): Amnesty International has called for the release of Bahrain's 'prisoners of conscience'.
HRW to Indian lawmakers: Amend or replace new criminal law on violence against women Feb 12, 11:25 am
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): Legislators in India should substantially amend or replace the new criminal law on violence against women in the forthcoming budget session of the parliament, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today.
Amnesty urges Morsi to take 'drastic steps' to end sexual violence against women in Egypt Feb 7, 12:34 pm
Johannesburg, Feb. 7 (ANI): Amnesty International has urged Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to take 'drastic steps' to end sexual violence against women in the country, following a number of incidents of mob attacks around Cairo's Tahrir Square.
Abu Dhabi, Jan. 20 (ANI): The Indian embassy in the UAE has announced it would provide financial help to amnesty seekers from India who are unable to cover their ticket fares out of the UAE.
London, Jan. 9 (ANI): Rape is a common problem around the world and not just in India, though they might have different attitude towards the crime, according to a report.
Pak rejects AI report accusing military, Taliban of human rights abuses in tribal region Dec 20, 2:17 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 20 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected a report by Amnesty International (AI) regarding war on terror and the situation in the country's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), by calling it "baseless and biased".
Islamabad, Dec 14 (ANI): Pakistan's military has rejected a report by Amnesty International accusing it of human rights abuses on the Afghan border, calling the allegations 'fabricated and biased'.
Pak's 'lawless' northwest region hub of human rights abuses by Taliban, Army: Report Dec 13, 2:47 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): Millions of people in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas are locked in perpetual lawlessness where human rights abuses are allegedly being committed by the Taliban as well as the armed forces, according to a new report by Amnesty International.
Dubai, Dec 10 (ANI): Illegal Indian residents applying for a UAE amnesty to exit the country without immigration fines or legal action may have the application fee waived under a new proposal, says a report.
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Human rights catastrophe took place in Abyan region of Yemen during the conflict between the government and Al-Qaeda-linked militants in 2011 and 2012, Amnesty International has said.
Amnesty urges Bahrain to release 13 jailed activists Dec 3, 1:21 pm
Manama, Dec 3 (ANI): Human rights organization Amnesty International has reportedly urged Bahrain to release 13 jailed opposition activists.
Islamabad, Nov. 27 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the government is willing to give a general amnesty for all proscribed organisations, including the Pakistani Taliban, if they renounce terrorism.
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