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  • War Crimes Trials And now the Amnesty International

    And now the Amnesty International (AI), the watchdog body for world-wide human rights has come up with a statement on its website under the title Bangladesh...

  • 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.


    Given the prominent roles these nations have in reducing the once thriving Middle Eastern country to rubble and displacing millions in the process, it is nothing short of hypocrisy for them to essentially demand refugees to respect their borders when they had no qualms about invading Syria's border.

  • Blogger’s killing ‘must not go unpunished’

    In reaction to the murder of Niladri Chattopadhyay, Amnesty International said the government must send a strong message that killings aimed at silencing dissenting voices are despicable and will not be tolerated.

  • India still not accountable for HR violations in Jammu and Kashmir

    If doing something usually results in punishment, but you do it with impunity, you will not be punished for the deed. Indian security forces are given impunity by the government to do-as-they-please in the violently disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • A trip down the path of horror

    The four were in a hurry, had little time to bargain for the cricket bat's price. Most excited among them, Nur Alam pulled out his moneybag hurriedly, paid Tk 300 and almost snatched the bat from the salesman.

  • Saudi Arabia advertises for 8 new executioners

    Saudi Arabia advertises for eight new executioners, recruiting extra staff to carry out an increasing number of death sentences, usually done by public beheading.

  • Fresh Syria talks to begin in Geneva

    Fresh efforts to revive peace talks on Syria is due to begin in Geneva.

  • Amnesty condemns 'alarming rise' in death sentences

    Human rights group Amnesty International says there was an "alarming" increase in death sentences around the world in 2014.

  • AI report 2014-15

    THE latest annual report by the London-based human rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI), echoes the concerns raised by our own human rights organisations regarding enforced disappearances, impunity of law enforcement agencies, circumscribing the freedom of journalists and human rights defenders and violence against women.