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Kabul/JEN: The Taliban 'unlawfully' killed 13 members of Hazara ethnic group, including a 17-year-old girl, in Afghanistan's Daykundi province on Aug 30, according to a latest investigation by Amnesty International. more
Taliban responsible for brutal massacre of Hazara men in Afghanistan: Amnesty International

Kabul: Taliban fighters massacred nine ethnic Hazara men after taking control of Afghanistan’s Ghazni province last month, Amnesty International said today.

Pakistan rape: Amnesty International criticises country's criminal justice system, lends support to protestors

London: Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has come down hard on the Pakistani judicial system while supporting protestors demanding better safety for women in the country ...

Pakistan must end enforced disappearance of human rights defender: UN Experts

Geneva: UN human rights experts on Friday called on the Pakistani authorities to end the secret detention of human rights defender Idris Khattak, who has not been heard from in more than ...

Bangladesh: Freedoms remained under attack in 2019, says Amnesty International

Dhaka: Bangladesh had a mixed record on human rights in 2019, continuing to host nearly a million refugees and inch towards the progressive realization of economic and social rights while ...

Iran: Prisoner of conscience flogged 100 times for ‘drinking alcohol and insulting Islam’

New York: The flogging of Kurdish singer and prisoner of conscience Peyman Mirzazadeh 100 times demonstrates the shocking brutality of Iran’s justice system, said Amnesty Internatio ...

Amid countless unresolved cases, Amnesty International urges Pakistan to act against enforced disappearances

Islamabad: Amnesty International has urged the government of Pakistan to take all measures to ensure an end to the practice of enforced disappearances that have long been a stain on the s ...

Poland: Peaceful protesters defy escalating assault on freedom of assembly, says Amnesty report

Warsaw: Despite an escalating crackdown on peaceful protest, people in Poland continue to take to the streets and courageously demonstrate against abuse of their rights and threats to the ...

Amnesty International raps Denmark over burqa ban

London: Reacting sharply to the burqa ban imposed by the Danish government on Thursday, Amnesty Internal has called the move 'neither necessary nor proportionate'.

Myanmar: Amnesty research reveals Rohingya armed group massacred scores of Hindus in Rakhine State

Naypyidaw: A Rohingya armed group brandishing guns and swords is responsible for at least one, and potentially a second, massacre of up to 99 Hindu women, men, and children as well as add ...