Saturday, December 9, 2023

Topic: amnesty

For Aakar Patel, travel ban is nothing but retaliation from India against his activism: Amnesty

India must immediately lift the arbitrary travel ban imposed on human rights activist and Chair of Amnesty International India Board Aakar Patel, the rights watchdog Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Amnesty finds Twitter failing to protect women from online abuse

Amnesty International on Tuesday urged reforms after a new report from the human rights group found that "for many women and nonbinary persons, Twitter is a platform where violence and abuse against them flourishes, often with little accountability."

In India, Muslim UAPA prisoners persecuted for their faith: Families tell US congressional briefing

Briefing on the increasing human rights violations in India, several rights organisations based in America including Amnesty International conferenced a session with the families of Muslim political prisoners charged with draconian UAPA on Wednesday.  

Impossible to walk without exposure to facial recognition in Hyderabad, alleges Amnesty

Extensive surveillance of Hyderabad is putting human rights at risk, Amnesty International said Tuesday in an update to the ongoing Ban The Scan campaign to ban intrusive facial recognition technology.

Burning houses to burning bodies; Muslims in Sri Lanka are in grave danger

Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority has suffered consistent discrimination, harassment, and violence since 2013 amid surging Sinhala-Buddhist nationalism, reveals Amnesty International's new report.