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Protests in Zahedan populated by the Baluchi ethnic minority took place after Friday prayers on 30 September as a show of solidarity with nationwide protests and to demand accountability for the reported rape of a 15-year-old girl by a police commander in the province
Amnesty said the Taliban have also decimated protections for those facing domestic violence, detained women and girls for minor violations and contributed to a surge in child marriages
“The pattern of crimes committed by Russian forces that we have documented includes both unlawful attacks and willful killings of civilians,” Agnes Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary-General, said in a statement on Friday
Russia shuts down local offices of more than a dozen international organisations including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch
The announcement came on the 44th day of Russia's military campaign in pro-Western Ukraine, with thousands killed and more than 11 million having fled their homes
The World Day Against Cyber Censorship, also known as the international day of freedom of expression on the internet, began to be marked in 2008 by Reporters Without Borders along with Amnesty International.
The day was first observed in 2008 by Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders
Kazakhstan unrest: How Vladimir Putin again seizes on unrest in an attempt to expand Russian influence
If the turmoil in Kazakhstan has exposed the vulnerability of the strongman leaders whom the Kremlin has trusted to keep order, it has also presented Russia with a chance to reassert its influence
The first division team will don the jersey on Sunday against Viking during the Norwegian league's last match before the winter break.
Pogroms a fact of life for Bangladeshi Hindus, but now Dhaka can’t escape scrutiny by blaming radicals
The ethnic cleansing of Bangladesh’s Hindus have frustrated many for years by the complicity of every Bangladesh government, and the international community’s failure to recognise the atrocities
'Unprecedented' curbs on freedom of expression since outbreak of pandemic, says Amnesty International report
The report, "Silenced and Misinformed: Freedom of Expression in Danger During COVID-19" stated that amid the pandemic, journalists and health professionals have been silenced and imprisoned
Western intelligence agencies accuse Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of authorising the murder of the Washington Post contributor, who was a US resident.
The 300-million-pound ($409 million) takeover by the Saudi Public Investment Fund initially collapsed last year over concerns about how much control the kingdom’s leadership would have in the running of Newcastle
The killings took place in the village of Kahor around two weeks after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, said the prominent rights group
In the report “You’re going to your death,” the rights group said many Syrian refugees who returned home have been subjected to detention and torture by Syrian security forces
Amnesty International, however, said in a statement that it 'categorically stands' by the findings of the Pegasus Project
Turkey’s exit from Istanbul Convention, treaty protecting women, draws flak from activists, Western allies
Turkey's retreat from the Instanbul Convention has drawn blanket condemnation from around the world and sparked nationwide protests in a country where domestic violence is prevalent, with at least 300 femicides and 189 suspicious female deaths recorded so far in 2021
FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar prepares to host amid boycott calls by teams, clubs over humans rights concerns
Qatar says it on track to complete all eight stadiums by the start of 2022 after spending tens of billions of dollars upgrading infrastructure in the tiny, gas-rich nation. Half the venues are already open.
The fire at Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks
Amnesty International calls on FIFA to put more pressure on 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar over workers' rights
Doha has made a series of reforms to its employment regulations since being selected to host next year's tournament, which has required a vast programme of construction dependent on foreign workers.