New York, Jan 13 (IBNS): The Pardon Snowden campaign has been delivered more than 1 million signatures to President Barack Obama, urging him to pardon whistleblower Edward Snowden before he leaves office on Jan 20.
New York, Dec 19 (IBNS): The Myanmar security forces are responsible for unlawful killings, multiple rapes and the burning down of houses and entire villages in a campaign of violence against Rohingya people that may amount to crimes against humanity, Amnesty International reveals in a new report on Monday.
Suva, Dec 5 (IBNS): Under the militaryâ€™s dominance, the Pacific island nation of Fiji has seen an ingrained culture of torture take root among its security forces, a new Amnesty International report says on Monday.
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IBNS/JEN): Slamming the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for civilian deaths in Afghanistan in an airstrike in Kunduz, the south Asian wing of Amnesty International demanded justice for the deceased.
New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): Renewed violence underscores the urgency of bringing to account those responsible for crimes under international law committed during South Sudanâ€™s armed conflict, said Amnesty International and International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) today, a year on from a faltering peace agreement.
Islamabad, July 19 (IBNS): The Pakistani authorities must end impunity for so-called 'honour' killings and other violence against women, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
London, July 30 (IBNS) The release of at least 11 prisoners of conscience in a mass prisoner amnesty in Myanmar Thursday is a step in the right direction, but authorities must immediately clear the country's jails of the scores of peaceful activists who still remain behind bars, Amnesty International said.