Some 1,619 prisoners, including 42 foreigners to be "pardoned" and will be released to mark the Buddhist new year, Myanmar's junta has said.
Amnesty International has been a vocal critic of the Modi government's treatment of minorities and alleged abuses by Indian security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.
Allegations of antisemitism are weaponised to stifle freedom of speech and serve to uphold Germany’s constructed narrative of alleged guilt and moral dedication to Israel.
Military rule in Myanmar has announced that the amnesty will be placed on the nation’s Union Day.
Despite a promised amnesty, Taliban forces committed “unforgivable” acts in retaliation against ex-government officers, a recent report shows.
The arrest of environmental lawyer Steven Donziger is yet another example of an ongoing pattern of corporations using the US legal system to intimidate advocacy organisations and activists.
Israel has outlawed six prominent Palestinian human rights groups by declaring them terrorist organisations, in a major escalation of its decades-long crackdown on political activism in the occupied territories.
Daesh and related groups are increasingly recruiting and targeting children in the region around Niger's borders with Mali and Burkina Faso.
The armed group has a history of targeting the ethnic group using brutal methods of torture, abductions and executions.
In the first seven months of the year, the Kingdom has executed at least 40 people – a major spike compared to 2020.
We look at the human and financial cost of the war according to the data from UN bodies, international NGOs and Syrian civil society groups.
At least 30 people in Gaza, some of them children, have been killed as Israel continues strikes on the enclave. Another 700 Palestinians have been wounded in occupied East Jerusalem and West Bank by Israeli forces.
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