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Amnesty International condemns gang-rape sentence of two Indian women

Indian village council denies ordering rape of sisters

* Story of village council 'rape order' questioned * Sisters flee village after brother elopes * Amnesty International petition signed by 260,000 By Andrew MacAskill and Mayank Bhardwaj SANKROD, India, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A village council in northern India ... Sify, 12 hours ago

Amnesty seminar tomorrow

Amnesty International, in association with Markaz Karanthur, is organising a seminar on the legal issues of expatriates on September 3. The seminar ‘Safe and peaceful life abroad’ will be held at...
 The Hindu1 day ago Op-ed: How Decriminalizing Sex Work Fights HIV  Gay.com2 days ago Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution Problem  Moscow Times1 week ago Criminologist says Amnesty's call to decriminalise prostitution makes sense  PhysOrg.com6 days ago
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Amnesty backs law panel's findings on death penalty

Amnesty International India on Tuesday urged the government to accept the findings of the Law Commission on death penalty and immediately abolish it for all crimes. In a statement, it said the Centre "must heed the findings of a Law Commission report on the ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago Burkina Faso: Opportunity to abolish the death penalty must be seized  Maravi Post5 days ago End death penalty, keep it for terror only, recommends Law Commission  Indian Express6 days ago
Radio New Zealand

Kangaroo court backtracks on rape diktat, family still in hiding, moves Supreme Court

In news: The incident is making headlines in the global media after human rights organisation Amnesty International made a petition demanding action
 DNA2 days ago NZ dragging its feet on refugees, says Amnesty  Radio New Zealand4 days ago Nigerian Military Not Involved In Human Rights Violations DHQ  Leadership4 days ago DHQ Again Dismisses Fresh Amnesty Human Rights Abuse Allegations  NigerianHerald.com4 days ago

Amnesty International calls for release of journalists in Turkey after ISIS accusations

 NigerianHerald.com4 days ago Rights groups call on Turkey to release VICE journalists  Turkish Daily3 days ago Amnesty calls for release of three journalists arrested in Turkey after they were accused of working for ISIS  AfricanSeer3 days ago
International Business Times UK

Saudi Arabia averages one execution every two days as foreign nationals suffer disproportionately

Saudi Arabia has averaged one execution every two days, mostly by beheading, according to a report published by Amnesty International on 25 August. At least 175 people have been executed in the space of a year while 2,200 people almost half of whom ...
 International Business Times UK1 week ago Saudi Arabia executes one person every two days, says Amnesty  International Business Times UK1 week ago
Hindustan Times

China to grant rare prisoner amnesties for war anniversary

The move is in line with international practice and will help increase popular confidence in the party's efforts to boost the rule of law, it added. BEIJING: China plans to grant prisoner amnesties to mark this year's commemorations of the 70th anniversary of ...
 Economic Times1 week ago China to release prisoners under rare amnesty deal on WWII anniv  Hindustan Times5 days ago Vietnam pardons 34 foreign inmates on National Day  Tuoitrenews.vn5 days ago Vietnam plans amnesty for over 18,500 inmates  Dalje.com6 days ago

Amnesty International urges Turkey to take action against prison brutality

Amnesty International , in a report released on Aug. 25, urged Turkey to take action against the reported ill treatment of four suspects who are in custody for the murder of two police officers on July 21 in Şanlıurfa's Ceylanpınar district. ...
 Zaman5 days ago Amnesty: Burundi using torture to extract confessions  World Bulletin1 week ago 'Bengaluru, Get Ready to Report' campaign launched  Deccan Herald1 month ago Amnesty International's prejudiced and outrageous report on J-K  Sify1 month ago
News24 | Rights groups condemn jailing of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt

Cairo - Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders have condemned the jailing for three years of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed by an Egyptian court on Saturday. Amnesty International says the verdicts "are an ...
 News245 days ago Sentencing of three journalists sparks international outrage  Daily Sabah3 days ago US 'disappointed' over Egypt sentence against Al-Jazeera reporters  MSN Canada4 days ago World 'shocked' as Egypt court sentences Al-Jazeera journalists to 3 years in prison  Yahoo! UK and Ireland4 days ago

Amnesty International condemns the libel trial of a journalist in Mozambique

The international rights group says economist, Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco is on trial for criticising a former President in a 2013 Facebook post. Newspaper Editor, Fernando Mbanze is being prosecuted for abusing press freedom by republishing the ... days ago | Mozambique journalists, academic face libel charges  News246 days ago Mozambique: Trial of academic and editor over Facebook post makes mockery of justice  Amnesty International3 days ago Mozambique: Journalists' Union joins widespread condemnation of Guebuza libel case  Club of Mozambique6 days ago
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