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

Jul 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Jan 08, 2021 Agencies

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

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.

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

Sep 29, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, ED had issued a show-cause notice to Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd last September for alleged contravention under the Foreign Exchange Management Act to the tune of Rs. 51 Crore.

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

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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?

Aakar Patel

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 of Indians and...a majority of parliamentarians.

15 November, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as 'arbitrary'.

07 January, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 fuelling this smear campaign'.


13 November, 2018

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 house arrest.

28 October, 2018

The Man Who Came To Raid My Office

Aakar Patel

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.

26 October, 2018

Our Structure Is Compliant With Indian Laws, Says Amnesty India

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

13 April, 2018

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

23 February, 2018

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

Outlook Bureau

“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 of Indian Army, Lt General H. S. Panag said.


16 January, 2018

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

Outlook Bureau

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

Photo Gallery

Panic-stricken migrant labourers arrive from Kashmir, in Jammu. Four migrant labourers were shot dead in the valley by the terrorists in the past two days.

PTI Photo

BJP activists burn an effigy during a protest against the recent killings of Bihari labourer by terrorists in Kashmir, in Patna.

PTI Photo

Patients wait to undergo tests in a hospital, amid a spike in cases of vector-borne diseases, in Bikaner

PTI Photo

TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly by-elections in Nadia.

PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party leaders wearing black arm bands protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP Assembly.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu