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May 22, 2017
Amnesty International condemns Turkey for 'arbitrary dismissal' of public sector workersAmnesty International accused Turkey of implementing "arbitrary dismissals" of public sector workers in a series of purges since last year's failed coup.
May 08, 2017
China rebuffs United Nation's criticism of human rights lawyer Chen Jiangang's detentionBeijing: On Monday, China rejected criticism from the United Nations over the detention of a Chinese human rights lawyer, calling it an interference in the country's domestic affairs.
Apr 29, 2017
Southeast Asia faces 'massive' drugs menace: Philippine President Rodrigo DuterteManila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Southeast Asian leaders Saturday they were facing a "massive" illegal drug menace that could destroy their societies, as he called for a united response.
Apr 23, 2017
Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty International lobbies US on human rights issues in IndiaLeading NGO Amnesty International is lobbying with the US lawmakers to advocate for "protection of human rights defenders" in India among other countries, as also to seek "political pressure" on the American companies responsible for the Bhopal gas tragedy.
Apr 20, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Continued targeting of cops by militants threatens the societal structure in stateSituation in Kashmir continues to remain tense, as the security establishment attempts to contain the fallout of the violence of 9 April Srinagar by-polls and the students’ protests which rocked various parts of the Valley on 17 April.
Apr 11, 2017
India carried out no executions in 2016, Amnesty reveals in its annual death sentence reportIndia did not execute a single person last year despite the country imposing a total of 136 death sentences, which was significantly higher than the previous years, according to a report released on Tuesday by Amnesty International.
Apr 11, 2017
Chechnya opens world's first concentration camp for homosexuals: ReportsThe news comes shortly after it was claimed 100 gay men had been detained and three killed in Chechnya last week,
Apr 10, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death: Amnesty says Pakistan military court violating international standardsBy sentencing Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav to death, Pakistan's military court system has once again showed how it "rides roughshod over international standards", Amnesty International said.
Mar 21, 2017
Yogi Adityanath has no wiggle room, being Uttar Pradesh CM destroys his soapbox oratory effectivelyThe Amnesty International calling upon Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to recant his past is a bit much and more a flailing by the organisation to get itself some righteous mileage.
Mar 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath must retract his 'inflammatory' statements, says Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International on Monday called for public withdrawal of the alleged inflammatory statements made in the past by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath.