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Jul 12, 2018
Amnesty International calls for probe into disappearances, torture and possible deaths in Yemen's UAE-run prisonsAn international rights group on Thursday called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and possible deaths in detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its allied militias in southern Yemen as potential war crimes.
Jun 27, 2018
Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity' for systematic attacks on Rohingya, claims Amnesty reportMyanmar's military chief and other top brasses have been accused by Amnesty International of crimes against humanity for overseeing a "systematic" attack against Rohingya Muslims
Jun 20, 2018
US withdraws from UNHRC: Israel welcomes moves, rights' bodies say concerns didn't warrant exitUS' pullout from the UN Human Rights Council prompted reactions from countries like Israel, China, and several rights groups and activists.
Jun 19, 2018
Thailand carries out first execution since 2009; Amnesty International calls it 'violation of the right to life'Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, killing a 26-year-old convict. It has been condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".
Jun 18, 2018
'Campaign of fear' drives Pakistan's journalists to self-censorship as pressure mounts ahead of General ElectionWith the Pakistan General Elections just a month away, journalists in Pakistan claim a "campaign of fear" is being run "against anyone criticising the establishment" especially the military
Jun 08, 2018
International NGOs urges Kim-Jong-un to end human right abuses committed in North Korea, ask him to act as per UN recommendationsOver 50 international non-governmental organisations called on the leader of North Korea, Kim-Jong-un to put an end to human rights abuses in the country.
Jun 07, 2018
Amnesty International asks Uttar Pradesh govt to 'immediately release' Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar AzadAmnesty International India has demanded the immediate release of Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad who is languishing in jail over his alleged role in the Saharanpur violence in May 2017.
Jun 05, 2018
Bahrain upholds 5-year jail sentence for Gulf activist Nabeel Rajab convicted of 'offending' Saudi ArabiaNabeel Rajab, a leader in protests against the Gulf state's Sunni monarchy, was convicted of offending the state, "deliberately disseminating ... malicious news"
May 25, 2018
US seeks credible investigation after report claims Rohingya militants killed Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine stateDeeply concerned over the Amnesty International report on the alleged killing of Hindu villagers by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the United States of America (US) said there was an urgent need for a credible and independent investigation into the human rights violations in Myanmar's restive Rakhine province.
May 23, 2018
Rohingya militants killed dozens of Hindus, mostly children, in August 2017, says Amnesty InternationalRohingya militants killed Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said on Wednesday