Amnesty International

September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017

Suu Kyi burying her head in the sand: AI

Reacting to the speech by Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s State Counsellor and de facto leader, on the crisis in Rakhine State, Amnesty International says she and her government are still burying their...

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

Scorched earth

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have come up with new evidence pointing that the Myanmar army is deliberately burning Rohingya villages and shooting people, which is nothing but ethnic...

June 6, 2017
June 6, 2017

Amnesty urges probe into Rangamati arson attacks

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has urged Bangladesh government to conduct an independent and impartial investigation into Friday’s arson attacks on indigenous people in Longadu...

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.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Ignoring the problem not a solution

Bangladeshi authorities' failure to take decisive action against violent groups responsible for at least 10 killings over the last two months has created a climate of impunity, says Amnesty...

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Attackers of slain professor must be brought to account: AI

In response to the killing of Rajshahi University Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, Amnesty International says the attackers must be brought to account.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

'Disturbing rise' in global executions

The total number of known executions worldwide rise by more than half last year to 1,634, the highest figure recorded since 1989, Amnesty International says as Pakistan sent three more men to the...

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.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

‘Forced labour’ at Qatar World Cup site

Rights group Amnesty International has accused Qatar of using forced labour at a flagship World Cup 2022 stadium.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Media was forced to publish lies after 1/11 changeover: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says that The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam’s recent comment reveals that the mass media was forced to publish lies, distorted and partial information during...