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ED seizes Amnesty International India's  assets worth over Rs 17 cr in money laundering case
India

ED seizes Amnesty International India's assets worth over Rs 17 cr in money laundering case

ED said that upon cancellation of the FCRA licence by the Union government, Amnesty entities adopted "new methods" to receive money from abroad

Curious case of Aravind Adiga as a famous literary recluse: Booker-winning author is anomaly in publishing world
Arts & Culture

Curious case of Aravind Adiga as a famous literary recluse: Booker-winning author is anomaly in publishing world

In an inversion of the mantra that marketing is a necessary evil, the bane of an author’s existence that ultimately has its reward, Adiga refuses to do too much publicity around his books, often to the chagrin of his publishers.

After The White Tiger, Ramin Bahrani to adapt Aravind Adiga's novel Amnesty for Netflix
Entertainment

After The White Tiger, Ramin Bahrani to adapt Aravind Adiga's novel Amnesty for Netflix

Set in Australia, Amnesty follows the story of Danny, an illegal Sri Lankan migrant who cleans houses and realises he has information about the sudden murder of one of his employers.

Bangladesh Navy ships take 1,804 Rohingya refugees to isolated island that surfaced 20 years ago
World

Bangladesh Navy ships take 1,804 Rohingya refugees to isolated island that surfaced 20 years ago

International aid agencies and the UN have opposed the relocation since it was first proposed in 2015, expressing fear that a big storm could wash over Bhashan Char and endanger thousands of lives

End SARS protests: 12 killed in police firing on peaceful protestors in Nigeria’s Lagos
World

End SARS protests: 12 killed in police firing on peaceful protestors in Nigeria’s Lagos

The agitation began amid calls to close the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, blamed for several cases of torture and killings, but has become a movement for better governance

MHA refutes Amnesty International's 'witch-hunt' claims, calls it a ploy to divert attention from illegalities
India

MHA refutes Amnesty International's 'witch-hunt' claims, calls it a ploy to divert attention from illegalities

The human rights watchdog earlier today halted its operation in India, citing reprisals from the government and the freezing of its bank accounts by the Centre

Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan 'abducted' from Islamabad; family, rights groups call for safe return
World

Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan 'abducted' from Islamabad; family, rights groups call for safe return

Jan had called a crackdown on the country's media outlets 'a systematic attempt by the military and its intelligence agency to assert control.

WhatsApp security breach: Amnesty International files lawsuit against NSO Group
News & Analysis

WhatsApp security breach: Amnesty International files lawsuit against NSO Group

Amnesty alleges that NSO's spyware has been used to surveil its staff and other human rights defenders.

Massacre in Myanmar: The story on Rohingya killings that got Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo arrested
World

Massacre in Myanmar: The story on Rohingya killings that got Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo arrested

The Rohingya Muslim killings in Inn Din in Myanmar, which Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo traced, marked another bloody episode in the ethnic violence in Rakhine.

Myanmar releases Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison; duo among thousands granted amnesty by president
India

Myanmar releases Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison; duo among thousands granted amnesty by president

Myanmar on Tuesday released Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison, 512 days after they were sent to jail for working on an investigative report on the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in Rakhine state.

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common
India

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common

Over 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.

Naseeruddin Shah condemns the crackdown on free speech: 'This country is awash with horrific hatred'
Entertainment

Naseeruddin Shah condemns the crackdown on free speech: 'This country is awash with horrific hatred'

The Amnesty video began with Naseeruddin Shah explaining how the constitution was formed and what cardinal principles it was built on

Amnesty India says its structure compliant with Indian laws, alleges govt instilling fear by conducting such raids
India

Amnesty India says its structure compliant with Indian laws, alleges govt instilling fear by conducting such raids

Amnesty India had tweeted that the 10-hour raid conducted at its office ended midnight and the staff had fully cooperated with officials.

ED conducts raids on Amnesty International's Bengaluru office in connection with investigation into funding
India

ED conducts raids on Amnesty International's Bengaluru office in connection with investigation into funding

The raids against Amnesty come even as an alliance of 400 organisations urged the Centre to refrain from using "coercive methods" against NGOs.

Shahidul Alam gets bail: All you need to know about the Bangladeshi photographer whose arrest had sparked protests
World

Shahidul Alam gets bail: All you need to know about the Bangladeshi photographer whose arrest had sparked protests

Noted photographer from Bangladesh, Shahid Ul Alam has been arrested by the country's police for 'provocative comments' during an interview to Al Jazeera.

UAE's 90-day amnesty programme gets robust response on first day with debt-laden foreign workers lining up
India

UAE's 90-day amnesty programme gets robust response on first day with debt-laden foreign workers lining up

Over 15,000 illegal Indians in the United Arab Emirates will hopefully take advantage of the 90-day amnesty window as of 1 August

UAE launches three-month visa amnesty programme; scheme aimed at helping illegal foreign workers return home
World

UAE launches three-month visa amnesty programme; scheme aimed at helping illegal foreign workers return home

The UAE said that labourers from countries like India will benefit from the amnesty scheme, which will facilitate a smooth return to their home countries.

Assam NRC: Amnesty International asks authorities to ensure transparent process of documenting, updating names
India

Assam NRC: Amnesty International asks authorities to ensure transparent process of documenting, updating names

The potential exclusion of over 4 million people in Assam, many of them Muslims, from the draft NRC raised concerns over arbitrary detention and possible statelessness without due process, the global human rights body said.