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Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Supreme Court wins accolades for 'historic' judgement towards women's equalityActivists, politicians, clerics, celebrities, political outfits and NGOs, including the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) that was contending for the triple talaq, on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court verdict on the controversial instant divorce among the Muslim community.
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq case: Amnesty India welcomes Supreme Court's verdict, urges govt to repeal all family lawsAmnesty International India on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict striking down the practice of triple talaq among Muslims as a step forward for women's rights in India.
Aug 13, 2017
Iran parliament passes amendment for controversial drug trafficking lawsIran's parliament passed a long-awaited amendment to its drug trafficking laws on Sunday, raising the thresholds that can trigger capital punishment.
Aug 08, 2017
Apple blocking VPN apps, is another case of US tech companies' dilemma when expanding in ChinaThe iPhone maker is the latest from Silicon Valley to face a conundrum in balancing their value for human rights and free expression against a government intent on controlling online content
Aug 07, 2017
Israel's call to shut Al-Jazeera is brazen attack on media freedom: Amnesty InternationalIsrael's decision to close the offices of broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state is "a brazen attack on media freedom", Amnesty International said on Monday.
Jul 13, 2017
Japan executes two convicted murderers; 19 executions carried out under Shinzo AbeJapan executed two convicted murderers on Thursday, the justice ministry said, ignoring calls from international rights groups to end capital punishment.
Jul 11, 2017
Mosul liberation: Amnesty calls for commission to look into crimes against civiliansAmnesty International on Tuesday called for a commission to investigate crimes against civilians in Mosul in the battle to liberate the Iraqi city from jihadists.
Jul 07, 2017
Chinese Activist Liu Shaoming jailed for writing account of 1989 Tiananmen crackdownA prominent Chinese labour activist was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for "inciting subversion" through a written account of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown
Jul 03, 2017
France's Emmanuel Macron says he will lift state of emergency 'this autumn'French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he will "this autumn" lift a state of emergency in effect since the jihadist attacks in Paris in November 2015 that killed 130 people.
Jun 26, 2017
Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Amnesty urges PM to raise issues of human rights violationAhead of his meeting with US President Donald Trump, Amnesty International has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raising concern over human rights violations in the US.