Rights / Gender
New York: The flogging of Kurdish singer and prisoner of conscience Peyman Mirzazadeh 100 times demonstrates the shocking brutality of Iran’s justice system, said Amnesty International. more
Amid countless unresolved cases, Amnesty International urges Pakistan to act against enforced disappearances

Islamabad: Amnesty International has urged the government of Pakistan to take all measures to ensure an end to the practice of enforced disappearances that have long been a stain on the s ...

Poland: Peaceful protesters defy escalating assault on freedom of assembly, says Amnesty report

Warsaw: Despite an escalating crackdown on peaceful protest, people in Poland continue to take to the streets and courageously demonstrate against abuse of their rights and threats to the ...

Amnesty International raps Denmark over burqa ban

London: Reacting sharply to the burqa ban imposed by the Danish government on Thursday, Amnesty Internal has called the move 'neither necessary nor proportionate'.

Myanmar: Amnesty research reveals Rohingya armed group massacred scores of Hindus in Rakhine State

Naypyidaw: A Rohingya armed group brandishing guns and swords is responsible for at least one, and potentially a second, massacre of up to 99 Hindu women, men, and children as well as add ...

Campaign of hacking, spyware and surveillance targets human rights defenders in Pakistan: Amnesty

Islamabad: Human rights defenders in Pakistan are under threat from a targeted campaign of digital attacks, which has seen social media accounts hacked and computers and mobile phones inf ...

Amnesty International pays tribute to slain Afghan journalists on World Press Freedom Day

Kabul: Journalists in Afghanistan face threats, intimidation and violence for simply doing their jobs, Amnesty International said on World Press Freedom Day as it honoured the memory of t ...

Pellet guns blinded, killed and traumatized Kashmiris: Amnesty

Pellet guns have no place in law enforcement which have been responsible for blinding, killing and traumatizing hundreds of people in Kashmir and should be banned immediately, human rights g ...

Turkey bans anti-China reports as Uyghur activists see red

Ankara, Aug 4 (JEN): The plight of the Uyghur community increased by few folds following an announcement by the Turkish government that it will censor all anti-China reports from its media. ...