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Mar 31, 2019
Indian NGOs bridge chasm between middle class, poor and are crucial to the health of democracySome of the brightest Indian minds are attracted to this line of work
Mar 06, 2019
Phishing attacks on Egyptian activists likely to have been carried out by Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi govt, claims Amnesty InternationalDozens of Egyptian activists, rights defenders and journalists have been targeted by phishing attacks in the last two months, likely by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's government, claims Amnesty International
Feb 06, 2019
Qatar remains committed to labour reform after Amnesty International reported 2020 World Cup hosts fell significantly shortQatar said on Wednesday it is committed to labour reform following an Amnesty International report that the 2022 World Cup host is failing to stop widespread labour abuse
Feb 05, 2019
Qatar running out of time to implement labour reforms ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup, warns Amnesty InternationalQatar is running out of time to stamp out serious labour abuse for tens of thousands of migrant workers before the 2022 World Cup according to Amnesty.
Jan 22, 2019
Leaders of rights movement in Pakistan face arrest under anti-terrorism laws for ‘undesirable language against state’Scores of leaders and workers of the Pashtoon Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) have been arrested by the Sindh police under anti-terrorism laws after they organised a rally on the outskirts of Karachi, officials said on Tuesday.
Dec 21, 2018
Twitter's shares are down 11.3 percent, its biggest one-day fall in nearly 5 monthsShort-seller Citron Research says Twitter “has become the Harvey Weinstein of Social Media.”
Dec 10, 2018
Human Rights Day on 10 December: 70 years since UN adopted resolution, violations still not thing of pastAs the world marks 70 years of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marked as International Human Rights Day, the UN's year-long campaign #Standup4HumanRights draws to a close.
Nov 15, 2018
Rohingya repatriation doubtful as terrified refugees reluctant to return to Myanmar; Bangladesh rules out forceful actionBangladesh's refugee commissioner cast doubt on whether the plan to send first batch of 150 Rohingya, from a preliminary 2,260 slated for return, could go ahead as scheduled on Thursday.
Nov 13, 2018
Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of 'Ambassador of Conscience' award over her indifference towards atrocities against Rohingya MuslimsThe 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. "Today, we are profoundly dismayed that you no longer represent a symbol of hope, courage, and the undying defence of human rights," Amnesty International chief Kumi Naidoo said in a letter to Suu Kyi released by the group.
Nov 02, 2018
After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, 'anti-national' activities of NGOsThe Central government has asked states and Union territories to "monitor" and take "urgent action" against NGOs that are "involved in anti-national activities"