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Amnesty lobbies in US on human rights issues in India

Leading NGO Amnesty International is lobbying with the US lawmakers to advocate for "protection of human rights defenders" in India among other countries, as also to seek "political pressure" on the..
DNA

Argentina: Extension Of The Amnesty Program For The Disclosure Of Unreported Foreign Currency - Baker & McKenzie

Externalization shall include foreign currency holdings in Argentina and abroad as of April 30, 2013.
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News video: Amnesty International Calls On China To Address 'Grotesque Level Of Capital Punishment'

Amnesty International Calls On China To Address 'Grotesque Level Of Capital Punishment' 01:14

Amnesty International has released both its 2016 worldwide report on the death penalty and the findings of an investigation into that matter. On Tuesday, Amnesty International released both its 2016..
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News video: 'Spread discrimination & fear': Amnesty slams 'draconian’ EU anti-terrorism laws

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Amnesty International says Europe's counter-terror laws have resulted in discrimination and the spread of fear. The human rights group's new 70-page report looks into anti-extremism measures, assessing..
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News video: China tops global executions while U.S. numbers drop

China tops global executions while U.S. numbers drop 01:34

Amnesty International calls for more transparency from China, still the top global executioner in the rights group's annual death penalty report, while the U.S. drops out of the top five. Samantha..
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News video: Trump Strikes Fighter Plane Deal with Nigeria to Combat Boko Haram

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President Trump plans to sell 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano planes to Nigeria. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
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News video: Spain on threshold of an end to ETA and domestic terrorism

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With a huge 65 seat majority the Basque parliament has voted to support ETA’s declaration of disarmament. On April 6 the body demanded that the Basque terrorist organisation applies a complete,..
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US, Amnesty, Pakistan groups back India on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Top US think-tanks have questioned the secrecy of trial and the US NSA visit here next weekend is expected to see some plain speak by India on its ties with Pakistan.
IndiaTimes

Singer Alicia Keys, Canadian activists honored for human rights activism

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, April 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and Canada's indigenous rights movement have been selected to receive top accolades for their..
DNA

Executions drop 37% in 2016, globally

Though 2016 saw a global decrease in executions. However, this was offset by a rise in the number of death sentences reported worldwide in 2016, according to a report by Amnesty International. On a..
IndiaTimes

Pak hangs 2 'hard core' militants convicted by military courts

Pakistan has hanged two "hard core" Taliban terrorists convicted of terrorism-related offenses by controversial military courts which were revived after two years ignoring opposition from rights..
DNA

US Syria strike 'doesn't address problem': Amnesty chief

A US strike on a Syrian air base is no substitute for a proper investigation and accountability after a devastating suspected chemical weapons attack, Amnesty International's chief said today.
DNA

Easy repatriation for illegal immigrants in Saudi

Amnesty 2017 is a part of the national campaign 'A Nation without Violations' started by Saudi monarch Salman Bin Abdul Azees to wipe out the 'illegal status' from among expatriates, allowing them to..
IndiaTimes

Global executions fall 37%: Amnesty

There has been a 37% decrease in the number of executions carried out worldwide in 2016 as against 2015, the Amnesty International said in its global review of the death penalty released on..
Deccan Herald

China remains world's biggest executioner: Amnesty

China is the world's biggest executioner with the communist giant executing more people last year than the rest of the world combined, Amnesty International said in its report today, describing the..
DNA Also reported by •Deccan HeraldIndiaTimesZee News

China 'executed more in 2016 than rest of world combined'

china 'executed more in 2016 than rest of world combined'
While executions dropped by more than a third globally, China's death penalty rate is still 'shockingly high', Amnesty International said.
MailOnline India

Amnesty International blasts Pak military court system for sentencing Jadhav

Amnesty International has blasted Pak military court system for awarding of death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian citizen, in Pakistan on charge of spying. In a strongly worded statement,..
All India Radio

India registers 81% increase in death penalty in 2016: Amnesty

India registered an increase of 81% in death sentences imposed in 2016 compared to 2015
DNA

India carried out no executions in 2016: Amnesty

India did not execute a single person last year despite the country imposing a total of 136 death sentences, which was significantly higher than the previous years, according to a report released today..
Deccan Herald

China executed more people than all other countries combined in 2016, reveals Amnesty report

The human rights organisation estimates the Asian giant alone killed "thousands" of people, a figure based on examinations of court records and news reports.
India Today

China topped on executions in 2016- Amnesty International

Amnesty International said China topped on executions in 2016, despite the number of executions worldwide dropped by 37 percent.In its 2016 Global review of the death penalty published today, Amnesty..
All India Radio

Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death | PM Modi must intervene, says Congress; to raise issue in Lok Sabha

The Congress party on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must intervene to secure the release of Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death in Pakistan on charges of being a Research..
DNA

China tops 2016 global executions, U.S. sees lowest number in decades

China was the world's top executioner last year, while the United States put to death fewer people than it has in more than two decades, the human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

More than 3,000 people in 55 countries executed last year, China tops the list

China was the world's top executioner last year, while the United States put to death fewer people than it has in more than two decades, the human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday...
DNA


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