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Amnesty releases damning report on human rights violations in J-K

Calling the Armed Forces Special Powers Act as one of the “primary facilitators of impunity” by security forces, Amnesty International on Wednesday demanded its repeal and sought......

Amnesty slams Modi sarkar's rights record

Human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi-led government, saying under the new regime India has witnessed a rise in communal violence and its Land......

Pak plan to execute 500 militants disturbing, says Amnesty International

Pakistan's plan to execute 500 militants who have been given death sentences is deeply disturbing and would do nothing to protect civilians from the conflict with Taliban, a leading rights group......

Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty demands Dow appear in court

Amnesty International has called on the Dow Chemical Company to appear before a Bhopal court this week to explain why its subsidiary Union Carbide Company repeatedly ignored summons in the 1984 gas......

Some US drone attacks amount to war crimes: Amnesty

The United States has carried out "unlawful killings" in Pakistan through drone attacks, some of which could even amount to war crimes, a human rights group said on Tuesday. In its report, the......

No proposal to bring blackmoney amnesty scheme: Govt

Image: Indian government has initiated the process to bring black money back home. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters   The government on Friday said there was no proposal to bring......

FinMin confident of achieving 4.8% fiscal deficit target

Encouraged by the response to the Service tax amnesty scheme, the Finance Ministry on Friday exuded confidence in meeting the fiscal deficit target of 4.8 per cent for the current financial year.......

'Saudi Arabia still offers lot of opportunities for Indians'

"Saudi Arabia continues to be a land of opportunity for Indians. Indians have benefited the most from the amnesty scheme as 1.4 million people got their residency and work status legalised,"......

Construction firms top service tax amnesty charts

If the applications for availing of the government’s service tax amnesty scheme are any indication, companies involved in construction and works contracts might well be among the biggest......

Bring amnesty scheme to curb black money

Srichand P Hinduja, Chairman Hinduja Group To regularize political funding and eliminate its corrosive influence of corruption. Concern about corruption has moved to the centre stage and impacted......

Qatar still failing migrant workers: Amnesty

Labourers, who are working on the Qatar 2022 World Cup project, arrive at their accommodation in Doha March 3, 2014. Photograph: Reuters Qatar, host nation of the 2022 World Cup, is still doing......

I have never understood what amnesty means: Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev is certainly a relieved man after being back into the BCCI fold but the legendary all-rounder still has reservations if one terms his comeback as getting "amnesty from......

Kapil Dev likely to apply for BCCI amnesty

After granting amnesty to Kiran More, the Board Of Control For Cricket In India in all likelihood will soon be granting amnesty to Kapil Dev and welcome him back in the official fold as the former......

BCCI grants amnesty to Kiran More

The Board of Control for Cricket in India granted amnesty to former India wicketkeeper Kiran More on Monday, paving the way for his return to the fold of the parent cricket body and making him......

Kiran More seeks amnesty, hopes for one-time benefit

Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More has applied for amnesty from the Board of Control for Cricket in India and is confident of returning to the fold. More was banned for joining the now-defunct,......
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Al Jazeera TV journalists get 3-year jail in Egypt

Marwa Fahmy, wife of Mohammed Fahmy, bursts into tears after the verdict as human rights lawyer Amal Clooney looks on in Cairo, Egypt, on Saturday.... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/al-jazeera-tv-journalists-get-3-year-jail-egypt-439
Arvind Kejriwal to launch one-time power amnesty scheme today

The month-long scheme offers waivers on late surcharge and will reduce outstanding amounts for those facing complaints or disputes over power... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/arvind-kejriwal-to-launch-one-time-power-amnesty-scheme-today/
Thousands rally in central Beirut against political leaders

Beirut: Thousands of protesters waving Lebanese flags and chanting anti-government slogans converged on a square in central Beirut on Saturday for... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/xd9n4zGHYqJpCnCz4y0OMJ/Thousands-rally-in-central-Beirut-against-political-leaders.html
Amnesty International calls for police restraint ahead of major Lebanon rally

Amnesty, quoting figures from the Red Cross, said that at least 343 people were treated for injuries and 59 more were hospitalized after the last... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-amnesty-international-calls-for-police-restraint-ahead-of-major-lebanon-rally-2119876
China grants amnesty to mark anniversary of WW2 victory

China last granted an amnesty to almost 300 veterans in 1975. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-china-grants-amnesty-to-mark-anniversary-of-ww2-victory-2119873

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