Stories tagged: Amnesty International
Mon., June 10, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
A court in the Russian province of Chechnya granted parole Monday to a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international outcry.
Tue., April 23, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes. It publicly pinned one of the …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
Boko Haram has killed at least 60 people in a “devastating” attack on the northeastern Nigeria border town of Rann, Amnesty International said Friday, calling it one of the deadliest …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
A report on Twitter by the human rights group Amnesty International is gaining traction and the company’s shares were punished Thursday, suffering one of their worst declines this year.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Police shot dead two people Wednesday while seeking to foil a political rally in a remote part of Uganda, an opposition official said, amid rising tensions over attempts to extend …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Two international rights groups called on Egyptian authorities on Saturday to halt their crackdown on people suspected of homosexuality following the waving of the LGBT rainbow flag at a recent …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State group, Amnesty International said …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse,” …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 5 a.m.
Babies and children are among scores of people dying in military detention at a notorious Nigerian barracks where soldiers illegally hold suspected Islamic extremists, Amnesty International reported Wednesday.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria has reinstated a general implicated in mass murder, underlining the government’s “monumental failure” to stamp out impunity for war crimes, Amnesty International said Monday. The London-based …