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Former Niger Delta militants call on Nigeria to pay stipends or face protests

Former militant leaders in Nigeria's Niger Delta oil region have urged the government to pay out delayed stipends granted under a 2009 amnesty or face protests, a statement said on Thursday.

New UP Chief Minister must retract previous statements against Muslims, says Amnesty International India


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Amnesty International demands justice for 1984 riots victims

The new government of Punjab should heed to the call of over 600,000 people in the state who are demanding justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Amnesty International India said today.

Nigeria: Nigeria Considers New Tax Amnesty Framework Through Voluntary Asset And Income Declaration Scheme - Deloitte Nigeria

In a bid to grow Nigeria's tax revenue and raise non-oil tax to GDP ratio from current level of 6% to 15% by 2020, a Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) is to be implemented.

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Adityanath must retract his 'inflammatory' statements: Amnesty

Amnesty International today called for public withdrawal of alleged inflammatory statements made in the past by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, a day after he assumed charge as UP Chief Minister.

Honduras: Tax Amnesty In Honduras - Arias & Munoz

The new Tax Code (Decree No. 170-2016), which entered into force on January 1, 2017, grants exoneration for taxpayers to comply with their formal or material tax obligations.

Nigeria militant amnesty programme faces cash crunch, says official

Nigeria's amnesty programme which provides vocational training and stipends to former militants who attacked oil facilities in its Niger Delta energy hub is struggling with a shortfall of funds, a..

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Hard cash being disclosed must exist on payment date: I-T dept

Weeks before the new tax amnesty scheme closes, the government has clarified that any hard cash being disclosed must exist at the time of making payments, but the same condition is not necessary for..
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Brazil's Congress approves new amnesty for undeclared assets abroad

The 120-day repatriation window will open as soon as President Michel Temer signs the bill into law.

Amnesty seeks independent probe into Nepali citizen death case

Amnesty International today sought an independent probe into the case of death of a Nepali national in alleged firing by Sashastra Seema Bal, a charge strongly denied by India.

Punish those responsible for manual scavengers' death, says NGO

Authorities in the city must be held accountable for the recent death of three manual scavengers, Amnesty International India said on Friday. The three men - Kore Anjaneya Reddy (34), Dantha..
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I-T dept asks blackmoney holders to make honest declarations

The I-T department on Thursday nudged blackmoney holders to make "honest" disclosures under the tax amnesty scheme -- PMGKY -- warning that non-declaration could attract 77.25 percent tax and penalty..
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Make honest blackmoney disclosures or pay 77.25% tax along with penalty: I-T dept

The I-T department on Thursday nudged blackmoney holders to make "honest" disclosures under the tax amnesty scheme -- PMGKY -- warning that non-declaration could attract 77.25% tax and penalty along..

Saudi-led coalition used cluster bombs in Yemen: Amnesty

Amnesty International today accused the Saudi-led Arab coalition battling rebels in Yemen of using banned cluster munitions in raids on residential areas.

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