Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s narcotics crackdown has become a “systematic” campaign of abuses, Amnesty International alleged on Monday, urging the United Nations to launch a probe into thousands of killings.
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday granted an amnesty to 762 convicts to mark a key Buddhist anniversary, but resisted calls to release a firebrand Buddhist monk. Addressing inmates at the main Welikada prison,
A large number of community members from different backgrounds gathered to share their grievances at the event organised by the Pakistani Consulate in Dubai to educate the expatriate community on the current amnesty scheme which will be ending on June 30.
Finance Minister Asad Umar has announced that the government would roll out a new tax amnesty scheme ahead of the next federal budget for individuals to declare their local and foreign assets under the scheme.
The Amnesty International (AI) has reiterated its call to the Indian government to act in accordance with international human rights law and standards towards people living in held Kashmir, including in relation to arrests and detentions of political opponents, and the rights to liberty and freedom of movement.
Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of using excessive force against pro-democracy protesters, in some cases amounting to torture, criticising a “disturbing pattern of reckless and unlawful tactics.”
According to a recent report, half of Gen Z young men believe that “feminism has gone too far”. Misogynistic attitudes seem to be coming back into fashion, but for those of us who have been active on social media for the last ten years, this is nothing new.
Myanmar typically grants an annual amnesty to thousands of prisoners to mark its traditional Buddhist New Year holiday — which in previous years have been joyous affairs with city-wide water fights.
The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) announced during a press conference organized remotely that residents whose visas expired before March 1 can stay in the UAE for 3 months, beginning May 18, 2020, without incurring fines.
Some 94 people from the persecuted Myanmar minority — including 30 children — were reportedly plucked from a rickety wooden boat by fishermen this week before being intercepted by maritime officials from Sumatra island who pulled them closer to shore.