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FIFA World Cup 2022: Norwegian Team Launches Jersey To Highlight Abuses In Qatar

Dec 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Tromso, a team from northern Norway, has described itself as the first professional club worldwide to speak out against what it calls 'inhumane conditions' in Qatar, the host of FIFA World Cup 2022.

Swedish Clubs Sign Qatar Protest, Demands FIFA To Stand Up For Migrant Worker's Rights In World Cup 2022

Nov 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Swedish national team has not yet qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022, but it can still do so via the European playoffs.

‘Categorically Stand’ By Findings Of Pegasus Project: Amnesty International

The Amnesty International Organisation said that the ‘data is irrefutably linked to potential targets of NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware’

Amnesty Critical Of FIFA President Gianni Infantino Starring In Saudi PR Video

Jan 08, 2021 Agencies

Infantino overlooked FIFA's own significant issues with Saudi Arabia in the meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

NHRC Issues Notice To Home Ministry Over Amnesty Halting Operations In India

In a statement issued today, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said that it has taken suo-moto cognisance of the matter.

29 September, 2020

‘Human Rights No Excuse To Defy Law,’ Govt On Probe Against Amnesty International

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, ED had issued a show-cause notice to Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd last September for alleged contravention under the Foreign Exchange Management Act to the tune of Rs. 51 Crore.

29 September, 2020

Amnesty International Halts India Operations, Bank Accounts Frozen

Outlook Web Bureau

In a statement Amnesty International said, 'compelled to let go off staff in India'.

23 April, 2020

Issues With Mike Ashley? Newcastle Warned Prospective New Saudi Owners Will Tarnish Club

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Amnesty International is warning Newcastle United and the Premier League of reputational damage if the club's takeover goes through

15 December, 2019

Citizenship Law Is The Result Of BJP's Majoritarian Instinct But Has It Thought It Through?

Aakar Patel

India is in the middle of implementing an anti-immigration policy whose subtleties are not properly debated and therefore not fully understood by the majority of Indians and...a majority of parliamentarians.

15 November, 2019

Amnesty India Offices ln Bengaluru, Delhi Raided By CBI


About a year ago, the Enforcement Directorate had raided the Amnesty International India office in connection with a foreign exchange contravention case.

15 January, 2019

Amnesty International Urges China To Revoke Canadian Citizen's Death Sentence

Outlook Web Bureau

Amnesty International urged China on Tuesday to revoke the death sentence given to a Canadian citizen in the country, a decision that was condemned by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as 'arbitrary'.


07 January, 2019

Losing Ability To Tolerate Others Is Cause For Concern: Amartya Sen Backs Naseeruddin Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

In a solidarity video for the human rights watchdog Amnesty, Naseeruddin Shah had said on Friday that those who demand rights are being locked up.

16 November, 2018

Amnesty India Alleges Govt Is Attempting To Tarnish Its Reputation

Outlook Web Bureau

In its statement, Amnesty India called for an immediate end to this 'smear campaign and an independent inquiry into the selective leaks of information that are fuelling this smear campaign'.

13 November, 2018

Amnesty International Strips Aung San Suu Kyi Of 'Ambassador Of Conscience' Title

Outlook Web Bureau

The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest.

28 October, 2018

The Man Who Came To Raid My Office

Aakar Patel

Almost exclusively, their interest was in the work that we were doing that they thought of as being 'anti-national'. One of them even used that specific word.

26 October, 2018

Our Structure Is Compliant With Indian Laws, Says Amnesty India

Outlook Web Bureau

The human rights watchdog alleged that the government is instilling fear among civil society organisations by conducting such raids.

25 October, 2018

Enforcement Directorate Raids Amnesty International Office In Bengaluru

Outlook Web Bureau

Officials said the searches are being conducted under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and the central probe agency is looking for documents.


13 April, 2018

India Saw 19.8 Per Cent Dip In Awarding Death Sentences In 2017: Amnesty

Outlook Web Bureau

Globally, executions and death sentences are sliding and India has contributed to this trend, said Executive Director of Amnesty International India, in a press release.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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