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Amnesty International closes offices in India after sedition accusation

Amnesty International closes offices in India after sedition accusation

🕔20:16, 18.Aug 2016

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International India has temporarily closed its offices and postponed events aimed at raising awareness of rights abuses over safety concerns for its staff after the charity was accused of sedition by protesters, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

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Protests intensify as death toll rises to over 80 in held Kashmir

Protests intensify as death toll rises to over 80 in held Kashmir

🕔10:50, 17.Aug 2016

SRINAGAR, INDIAN-HELD KASHMIR: More civilians lost their lives on Tuesday at the hand of Indian security forces, putting the death toll to more than 80 during 40 days of fatal clashes in the held Kashmir.

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US-led coalition raids kill 15 civilians in Syria: monitor

US-led coalition raids kill 15 civilians in Syria: monitor

🕔07:38, 29.Jul 2016

BEIRUT: At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalition in Syria on Thursday, a monitor said.

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Amnesty, HRW want Saudia Arabia removed from UN human rights council

Amnesty, HRW want Saudia Arabia removed from UN human rights council

🕔00:01, 30.Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS: Two leading human rights group urged UN member-states on Wednesday to suspend Saudi Arabia from the UN Human Rights Council over the killing of civilians in Yemen and repression at home.

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AIP expresses concerns over plight of women, minorities in Punjab

AIP expresses concerns over plight of women, minorities in Punjab

🕔22:51, 11.Jun 2016

LAHORE: Amnesty International Pakistan (AIP) has expressed its serious concerns over the plight of women, minorities and children in the country’s largely populated province Punjab, during a meeting with the provincial authorities on Saturday.

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Chinese people most welcoming to refugees: Amnesty index

Chinese people most welcoming to refugees: Amnesty index

🕔07:52, 19.May 2016

LONDON: People in China, Germany and Britain were ranked as the world’s most welcoming to refugees in findings published by human rights organisation Amnesty International Thursday.

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Murder convict hanged in Haripur jail

Murder convict hanged in Haripur jail

🕔11:21, 14.Apr 2016

HARIPUR: A death row prisoner, convicted of murder, was executed in Haripur central jail on Thursday morning, ARY News reported.

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Four more executed in Pakistani jails

Four more executed in Pakistani jails

🕔12:33, 13.Apr 2016

MULTAN: Four more prisoners, convicted of murder, were hanged in various jails in Pakistan on Wednesday.

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Pakistan third highest in worldwide executions

Pakistan third highest in worldwide executions

🕔13:03, 6.Apr 2016

LONDON: The number of known executions worldwide went up by more than 50 percent last year to at least 1,634, the highest figure recorded since 1989, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

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Amnesty accuses Qatar of abusing World Cup workers

Amnesty accuses Qatar of abusing World Cup workers

🕔11:54, 31.Mar 2016

DOHA: Qatar has been accused of abusing more than 100 mainly Asian migrants working on one of its World Cup stadiums, in an Amnesty International report released Thursday.

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