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ED Annexes Assets Of Amnesty International In Money Laundering Case

The Enforcement Directorate has seized properties of Amnesty International in connection with a money laundering case. Annexing properties worth Rs 17.66 crore, the Centre accused the global watchdog of receiving illegal foreign funds. Earlier, the NGO confirmed to dissolve its operations in India and blamed the centre for launching 'witch-hunt'. While many premises belonging to Amnesty India were raided by the government, the latter recently… read-more

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 08:16 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Amnesty International, Enforcement Directorate, Central Government, MONEY LAUNDERING, Global Watchdog

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Amnesty International

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Amnesty International Condemns Suppression Of Farm Law Protesters

Human rights body Amnesty International has condemned the Indian Government's retaliatory suppression of protesters, farmer leaders, and journalists. Citing the detention of Caravan journalist Mandeep Punia, the organization pressed for the unconditional release of those held merely for exercising their right to freedom of expression. Besides, Amnesty disapproved the authorities' move of blocking access to protest sites and banning social… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 07:43 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: farmer protest, Amnesty International, Indian government, Arrests, freedom of expression, Mandeep Punia

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Amnesty International Office, Bengaluru

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Home Ministry Claims Amnesty International Received Illegal Foreign Funding

Human Rights Organization, Amnesty International (AI) has discontinued its Indian operation alleging the government of targeting the organization over 'unfavourable reports'. AI reported that their accounts were frozen, due to which they had to reduce their workforce. "AI is not registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act and received illegal foreign funding," said the Home Ministry. Reportedly, the NGO criticized the government… read-more

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 03:49 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Amnesty International, India, witch-hunting, Delhi riots 2020, Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir

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Healthcare workers take test sample

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Mexico Records Highest COVID-19 Fatalities Among Health Workers: Amnesty

A report from Amnesty International claims that Mexico's health workers are the worst hit in the pandemic. Out of 7,000 medical workers' death globally, Mexico's tally is 1,320. Besides, Reuters analyzed that fatality risk of Mexican healthcare staff in August was four times higher than the US and eight times more than Brazil. Earlier this week, Mexico government informed that at least 102,494 health workers had contracted coronavirus.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 11:23 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Covid-19, Mexico, Amnesty International, India, Brazil

Courtesy: Reuters

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CAA Protests: Amnesty International Alleges Violation of Human Rights By Delhi Police

Global NGO, Amnesty International has accused Delhi Police of torture and violation of human rights during the communal riots that took place in the capital city over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The NGO’s report is based on forensic analysis of riot videos and eyewitness accounts, claiming the police burned down homes and beat up protesters based on their community. Delhi police is yet to respond on the allegations.

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 01:54 PM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: Delhi riots 2020, Delhi Police, Amnesty International, human rights violation

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