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Amnesty International Accuses Israel Of 'Apartheid'

Amnesty International Accuses Israel Of 'Apartheid'

Israel has maintained 'a system of oppression and domination' over the Palestinians ever since 1948, human rights organization Amnesty International said.

02 February 2022
FIFA World Cup 2022: Norwegian Team Launches Jersey To Highlight Abuses In Qatar

FIFA World Cup 2022: Norwegian Team Launches Jersey To Highlight Abuses In Qatar

Tromso, a team from northern Norway, has described itself as the first professional club worldwide to speak out against what it calls 'inhumane conditions' in...

06 December 2021

Swedish Clubs Sign Qatar Protest, Demands FIFA To Stand Up For Migrant Worker's Rights In World Cup 2022

The Swedish national team has not yet qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022, but it can still do so via the European playoffs.

‘Categorically Stand’ By Findings Of Pegasus Project: Amnesty International

‘Categorically Stand’ By Findings Of Pegasus Project: Amnesty International

The Amnesty International Organisation said that the ‘data is irrefutably linked to potential targets of NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware’

22 July 2021

Amnesty Critical Of FIFA President Gianni Infantino Starring In Saudi PR Video

Infantino overlooked FIFA's own significant issues with Saudi Arabia in the meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

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30 September 2020
NHRC Issues Notice To Home Ministry Over Amnesty Halting Operations In India

NHRC Issues Notice To Home Ministry Over Amnesty Halting Operations In India

In a statement issued today, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said that it has taken suo-moto cognisance of the matter.


29 September 2020
‘Human Rights No Excuse To Defy Law,’ Govt On Probe Against Amnesty International

‘Human Rights No Excuse To Defy Law,’ Govt On Probe Against Amnesty International

According to reports, ED had issued a show-cause notice to Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd last September for alleged contravention under the Foreign...


29 September 2020
Amnesty International Halts India Operations, Bank Accounts Frozen

Amnesty International Halts India Operations, Bank Accounts Frozen

In a statement Amnesty International said, 'compelled to let go off staff in India'.


23 April 2020
Issues With Mike Ashley? Newcastle Warned Prospective New Saudi Owners Will Tarnish Club

Issues With Mike Ashley? Newcastle Warned Prospective New Saudi Owners Will Tarnish Club

Amnesty International is warning Newcastle United and the Premier League of reputational damage if the club's takeover goes through


15 December 2019
Citizenship Law Is The Result Of BJP's Majoritarian Instinct But Has It Thought It Through?

Citizenship Law Is The Result Of BJP's Majoritarian Instinct But Has It Thought It Through?

India is in the middle of implementing an anti-immigration policy whose subtleties are not properly debated and therefore not fully understood by the majority...


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16 November 2019
Amnesty India Offices ln Bengaluru, Delhi Raided By CBI

Amnesty India Offices ln Bengaluru, Delhi Raided By CBI

About a year ago, the Enforcement Directorate had raided the Amnesty International India office in connection with a foreign exchange contravention case.


15 January 2019
Amnesty International Urges China To Revoke Canadian Citizen's Death Sentence

Amnesty International Urges China To Revoke Canadian Citizen's Death Sentence

Amnesty International urged China on Tuesday to revoke the death sentence given to a Canadian citizen in the country, a decision that was condemned by Canadian...


07 January 2019
Losing Ability To Tolerate Others Is Cause For Concern: Amartya Sen Backs Naseeruddin Shah

Losing Ability To Tolerate Others Is Cause For Concern: Amartya Sen Backs Naseeruddin Shah

In a solidarity video for the human rights watchdog Amnesty, Naseeruddin Shah had said on Friday that those who demand rights are being locked up.


16 November 2018
Amnesty India Alleges Govt Is Attempting To Tarnish Its Reputation

Amnesty India Alleges Govt Is Attempting To Tarnish Its Reputation

In its statement, Amnesty India called for an immediate end to this 'smear campaign and an independent inquiry into the selective leaks of information that are...


13 November 2018
Amnesty International Strips Aung San Suu Kyi Of 'Ambassador Of Conscience' Title

Amnesty International Strips Aung San Suu Kyi Of 'Ambassador Of Conscience' Title

The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under...


28 October 2018
The Man Who Came To Raid My Office

The Man Who Came To Raid My Office

Almost exclusively, their interest was in the work that we were doing that they thought of as being 'anti-national'. One of them even used that specific word.


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26 October 2018
Our Structure Is Compliant With Indian Laws, Says Amnesty India

Our Structure Is Compliant With Indian Laws, Says Amnesty India

The human rights watchdog alleged that the government is instilling fear among civil society organisations by conducting such raids.


25 October 2018
Enforcement Directorate Raids Amnesty International Office In Bengaluru

Enforcement Directorate Raids Amnesty International Office In Bengaluru

Officials said the searches are being conducted under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and the central probe agency is looking for documents.


14 September 2018
We Are Far Less Progressive Than Our Constitution: Aakar Patel

We Are Far Less Progressive Than Our Constitution: Aakar Patel

Amnesty International India executive director Aakar Patel says our society lags behind the Constitution’s standards in ensuring democratic rights, and...


13 April 2018
India Saw 19.8 Per Cent Dip In Awarding Death Sentences In 2017: Amnesty

India Saw 19.8 Per Cent Dip In Awarding Death Sentences In 2017: Amnesty

Globally, executions and death sentences are sliding and India has contributed to this trend, said Executive Director of Amnesty International India, in a...


23 February 2018
Amnesty International Says Impunity For Human Rights Abuses Persists In Valley, Cites 'Human Shield' Farooq Dar As Example

Amnesty International Says Impunity For Human Rights Abuses Persists In Valley, Cites 'Human Shield' Farooq Dar As Example

“Image of a ‘stone pelter’ tied in front of a jeep as a ‘human shield,’ will forever haunt the Indian Army & the nation,” former Northern Commander...


16 January 2018
Amnesty International Launches Postcard Campaign, Calls For End To Use Of Pellet Guns In Kashmir

Amnesty International Launches Postcard Campaign, Calls For End To Use Of Pellet Guns In Kashmir

The campaign urges for setting up an independent investigation into cases of killings or serious injuries caused by pellets.


25 November 2017
From An Istanbul Court, Attending A Terrorism Trial

From An Istanbul Court, Attending A Terrorism Trial

Activists were charged after a workshop on digital security held in a hotel. The government claims, absurdly, that this was a secret meeting that was organised...



19 September 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi Has Spoken 'Untruths', Resorted To 'Victim Blaming' In Speech On Rohingyas: Amnesty International

Aung San Suu Kyi Has Spoken 'Untruths', Resorted To 'Victim Blaming' In Speech On Rohingyas: Amnesty International

"If Myanmar has nothing to hide, it should allow UN investigators into the country, including Rakhine State."


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