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World - Region
10/27/2022 9:37:28 PM
Iranian security forces have killed at least eight people since Wednesday evening as they push on with a deadly crackdown against nearly six weeks of women-led protests, Amnesty International said.

World - Region
10/26/2022 7:30:21 PM
Humanitarian groups including Save the Children and Amnesty International urged Italy Wednesday to scrap a controversial EU-sponsored deal with Libya to stop migrant boat crossings to Europe.

War in Ukraine - Military
8/11/2022 4:16:38 PM
The prisoners at the penal colony in St. Petersburg were expecting a visit by officials, thinking it would be some sort of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty, if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/6/2022 10:13:22 AM
The head of Amnesty International's Ukraine office has resigned, accusing the rights organisation of parroting Kremlin propaganda in a controversial report that criticised the war-torn country's military response to Russia's invasion.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/4/2022 9:52:33 PM
Rights group Amnesty International accuses Ukrainian forces of violating international law and endangering civilians by establishing bases in residential areas, including in schools and hospitals.

World - International
6/28/2022 12:26:29 PM
Police in India's capital New Delhi arrested a Muslim journalist Monday evening for allegedly hurting religious sentiments in what many have slammed as the latest example of shrinking press freedoms under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

World - Region
5/31/2022 4:17:22 PM
Turkey unlawfully detained the head of the country's of Amnesty International branch for 14 months, the European Court of Human Rights said in a judgement Tuesday.

World - Region
5/5/2022 8:41:00 PM
A powerful government-backed Libyan militia on Thursday rejected accusations of killings, torture and forced labour, insisting it upholds the law and threatening to sue Amnesty International for its report.

World - Region
5/4/2022 5:25:11 PM
Amnesty International on Wednesday accused a powerful Libyan armed group of abuses against migrants and Tripoli residents.

World - Africa
4/8/2022 8:10:43 PM
The United States on Friday expressed alarm over a report that found security forces in northern Ethiopia committed abuses against Tigrayans that amounted to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

World - Region
2/12/2022 3:41:41 PM
Myanmar's junta on Saturday announced an amnesty for more than 800 prisoners, as it held a parade and show of force in the capital to mark the country's Union Day.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/6/2022 11:15:00 AM
The rights group released a report detailing Israel’s institutionalised apartheid system, called for an arms embargo and the Right of Return.

World - Region
2/1/2022 5:04:00 PM
As Amnesty International joins Human Rights Watch in formally accusing Israel of committing the crime of "apartheid" against Palestinians, we look at the legal definitions of the hotly disputed term.

World - Region
2/1/2022 4:06:00 PM
Amnesty International on Tuesday labelled Israel an apartheid state that treats Palestinians as an inferior racial group, joining the assessment of other rights groups which Israel vehemently rejects.

World - Region
2/1/2022 11:41:56 AM
The head of Amnesty International told AFP on Monday the rights group will publish a report labelling Israel's treatment of the Palestinians as "apartheid" despite Israeli calls to withdraw it.

Sports - Omni sports
1/19/2022 2:36:23 PM
Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that the international community must not allow China to use the Winter Olympics in Beijing as a "sportswashing opportunity" and must avoid being "complicit in a propaganda exercise".

World - Region
1/8/2022 1:25:45 PM
Ethiopia’s government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country’s most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Africa
1/7/2022 9:37:42 PM
Ethiopia's government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country's most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Africa
12/16/2021 4:47:56 PM
New witness accounts allege that thousands of ethnic Tigrayans have been forcibly expelled, detained or killed in one of the most inaccessible areas of Ethiopia's yearlong war in the latest wave of abuses carried out with machetes, guns and knives.

World - Region
11/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
Kuwait's emir issued a long-awaited amnesty decree, pardoning and reducing the sentences of nearly three dozen Kuwaiti dissidents in a move aimed at defusing a major government standoff.

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