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Amnesty denies charges after Indian chapter booked for sedition

Amnesty denies charges after Indian chapter booked for sedition

🕔17:06, 16.Aug 2016

BANGALORE: Amnesty denied on Tuesday its staff made anti-nationalist comments at one of its events in Indian-held Kashmir after the rights group was slapped with sedition charges.

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15 Guantanamo inmates transferred to UAE

15 Guantanamo inmates transferred to UAE

🕔10:45, 16.Aug 2016

WASHINGTON: Fifteen Guantanamo Bay detainees have been transferred to the United Arab Emirates, the largest such release in years, the Pentagon announced Monday.

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Assad offers amnesty to Syria rebels who surrender

Assad offers amnesty to Syria rebels who surrender

🕔14:40, 28.Jul 2016

DAMASCUS, SYRIA: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday offered an amnesty to armed rebels battling his forces if they surrender, the official SANA news agency reported.

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Turkmenistan pardons over 600 prisoners in Ramazan

Turkmenistan pardons over 600 prisoners in Ramazan

🕔14:48, 2.Jul 2016

TURKMENISTAN: Reclusive Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has pardoned 612 prisoners including 26 foreign citizens ahead of festivities marking the end of the holy month of Ramazan, state media reported on Saturday.

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Pakistan hangs two brothers for murdering six people

Pakistan hangs two brothers for murdering six people

🕔13:54, 9.Apr 2016

SIALKOT: Two brothers were hanged in Sialkot prison on Saturday morning for murder of six people from the same family in year 2002.

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Russian bombing of Syria may be a war crime – Amnesty

Russian bombing of Syria may be a war crime – Amnesty

🕔13:14, 23.Dec 2015

MOSCOW: Russia’s bombing of Syria may amount to a war crime because of the number of civilians its strikes have killed, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, presenting what it said was evidence that the air raids had violated humanitarian law.

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Execution of Yakub Memon cruel and inhuman: Amnesty

Execution of Yakub Memon cruel and inhuman: Amnesty

🕔16:03, 31.Jul 2015

MUMBAI: The Amnesty International has said the execution of Yakub Memon marks another disheartening use of the death penalty in India.

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Yazidi militia killed 21 in Iraq revenge attack: Amnesty

Yazidi militia killed 21 in Iraq revenge attack: Amnesty

🕔14:43, 10.Jun 2015

BAGHDAD: Members of the Yazidi community, one of the Iraqi minorities hardest hit by jihadist atrocities, killed 21 Sunni Arab villagers in a January revenge attack, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

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UAE releases sisters held over tweets: Amnesty

UAE releases sisters held over tweets: Amnesty

🕔20:41, 15.May 2015

NICOSIA: Three sisters detained for the past three months in the United Arab Emirates after campaigning on Twitter on behalf of their jailed brother were released on Friday, Amnesty International said.

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Syrian barrel bomb attacks are ‘crimes against humanity’: Amnesty

Syrian barrel bomb attacks are ‘crimes against humanity’: Amnesty

🕔19:04, 5.May 2015

LONDON: Syrian government forces are targeting civilians in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo that have forced hospitals and schools to move underground, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, describing the bombings as “crimes against humanity”.

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