Amnesty

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

Amnesty highlights 'disturbing rise' in global executions

A surge in the number of executions recorded worldwide saw more people put to death last year than at any point since 1989, Amnesty International says.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

‘Mass graves’ detected in Burundi

Rights group Amnesty says satellite images show disturbed earth at sites in the Buringa area on the edge of the capital Bujumbura that are consistent with witness reports.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Amnesty accuses Burundi of violent repression

The security forces in Burundi systematically killed dozens of people during violent repression that took place in the capital Bujumbura on 11 December, Amnesty International said.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

SCF condemns Pak statement on war criminals' executions

Sector Commanders Forum -Muktijuddho '71 has condemned Pakistan’s interference in the internal affairs of Bangladesh.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Syrian Kurds 'razing entire villages captured from IS'

Kurdish forces have carried out a wave of forced displacement and mass house demolitions - amounting to war crimes - in northern Syria, a rights group says.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

Bahrain offers 'amnesty' for illegal workers

Bahrain has offered overstaying workers including Bangladeshis an opportunity to legalise their employment there.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Irregular Bangladeshi expats to get airfare if returns from Oman

Illegal Bangladeshi migrants wishing to leave Oman under general amnesty to be provided special airfare, Bangladesh Biman officials in Oman says.