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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.
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.
Iran's execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari draws worldwide condemnation   Oct 26, 1:17 pm
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.
CA establishes amnesty period for players in bid to remove corruption  Oct 20, 1:41 pm
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.
Shia militias kidnapping, killing Sunni civilians in Iraq as revenge against IS   Oct 14, 9:58 am
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.
Ukraine grants self-governance, amnesty to Russian separatists in east   Sep 17, 2:25 pm
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Ukrainian government has granted self-rule and amnesty to pro-Russian separatists in eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Somali government offers amnesty to Islamic extremist group al Shabaab   Sep 4, 3:40 pm
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.
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.
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