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    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations, in large-scale protests and an...

    Myanmar: Military Air Strikes On Civilians Must be Investigated as War Crimes, Says Amnesty

    Amnesty International interviewed four witnesses to the attacks, one person who visited Kanan after the attack and saw the bodies of those killed, and...

    Afghan Women Face Death in Slow Motion, Says Amnesty Study

    The report follows a nine-month investigation conducted from September 2021 to June 2022 and included a visit to Afghanistan by the group's researchers back...

    Myanmar Executes Four Pro-Democracy Activists

    As part of democratic reforms in 2014, the sentences of prisoners on death row were commuted to life imprisonment. But several dozen convicts received...

    ED Show Cause Notice and 62 Crore Penalty to Amnesty India

    Amnesty India’s CEO Aakar Patel has written extensively about issues of governance and communalism in India and many senior civil society leaders saw this...

    Diplomats Voice Concern as Sri Lanka Imposes Emergency to Scuttle Protests

    Given the disturbing human rights track record of the Sri Lankan government, especially under the Rajapaksa family, there is concern among those watching the...

    Bail for Lankan lawyer, “prisoner of conscience”

    The criminal investigation department of the Sri Lanka police had detained Hejaaz Hizbullah, an attorney-at-law under the island nation’s Prevention of Terrorism Act. Sri Lankan...

    Convicts freed, hound victims. Victims in prison

    A research by Amnesty International points to survivors of gender-based violence being abandoned following Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and their husbands are on the...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to earn income. During economic lean times, such as recession, sex...
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    ‘Silent Demise’ of Vast Rangelands Threatens Climate, Food, Wellbeing of Billions: UNCCD

    Rangelands cover 54 per cent of all land; as much as 50 per cent are degraded, imperilling a sixth of...

    Another Pandemic “Absolutely Inevitable”, Warns UK’s Former Chief Scientific Adviser

    Sir Patrick Vallance was, however, optimistic about the Pandemic Preparedness Treaty that the World Heath Organisation is advocating for to...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to...