Amnesty International

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty honour

The Amnesty International has stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the latest of several honours taken away from her since last year's brutal military crackdown on the Rohingyas.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Amnesty Int'l staff targeted by spyware

Amnesty International says one of its employees was targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software as part of a deliberate attempt to spy on the human rights group. In a report released yesterday...

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

Turkish court sentences journalists to prison over coup links: Amnesty

A Turkish court hands six journalists jail sentences on Friday of up to just over 10 years for links to a failed military coup in July 2016, rights group Amnesty International says.

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Amnesty urges trial for Myanmar military over Rohingyas

Amnesty International releases a report that details new evidence of atrocities inflicted on Myanmar’s Rohingya population and names 13 top military commanders the human rights group says should be...

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

'Hindu Killing in Rakhine': Foreign minister surprised at Amnesty report

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed surprise at the sudden report of the Amnesty International which claimed that a Rohingya armed group was responsible for the massacre of up to 99 Hindu...

March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018

Myanmar erects security structures atop burned Rohingya land: Amnesty

Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International says, casting doubt on the country's plans to repatriate hundreds of thousands of refugees.

February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018

A society 'encouraged to hate'

The atrocities against the Rohingyas in Myanmar and the subsequent crisis are the consequences of a society encouraged to hate and lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International...

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

Myanmar army killed hundreds of Rohingyas: Amnesty

Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International says in a new report that calls for an arms embargo...

September 23, 2017
September 23, 2017

1,000 musicians join forces to welcome refugees

Musicians, artists, activists and local communities across more than 200 cities in 60 countries, come together in a statement of support for the world’s refugees.

September 23, 2017
September 23, 2017

Fires continue at Rohingya villages in Myanmar: Amnesty

Amnesty International says new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar’s Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San...