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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......

Bhopal tragedy: 'Decision to summon Dow a big step'

Terming court's decision to summon Dow Chemicals in the Bhopal gas tragedy case as an "important step", Amnesty International today demanded that the company must acknowledge its responsibility......

'Leaders should deliver on Arms Trade Treaty promises'

Amnesty International has challenged governments to deliver on their promises to rapidly and rigorously implement the life saving Arms Trade Treaty, as 62 nations signed the landmark agreement in......

3 US Net majors slammed for aiding China

An Amnesty International report has accused three major US companies-Google, Microsoft and Yahoo-of helping the Chinese government crush political dissent and freedom of expression.Releasing its......

Hind Lever accused of using child labour

Leading international non-governmental organisations such as Amnesty International, India Committee of the Netherlands, the FNV trade union and Novib have brought to Unilever's attention that the......

Bill approved to nab those hoarding black money abroad

The bill is likely to be tabled in Parliament on Friday The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved a Bill that seeks harsh penalties and rigorous imprisonment for those having unaccounted money abroad.......

Budget: A milestone towards ushering in reforms

The Budget sets out a comprehensive vision for all-round economic overhaul, notes Mukesh Butani. Image: Vital reforms to catapult the Indian economy into a double-digit growth. Photograph:......

Govt eases green laws to please industry

The Narendra Modi-led government has issued around 50 fresh guidelines easing conditions for industry in about six months, beside launching an online system for applying environment clearances. The......

Rohan Gavaskar seeks BCCI amnesty

An application of former India one-day international player Rohan Gavaskar, who had joined the Indian Cricket League, seeking permission to play in domestic tournaments of the country has reached......

Blatter says Qatar needs to do more to protect workers

FIFA president Sepp Blatter visited Qatar's emir on Sunday and said that while progress has been made in improving workers' rights in the 2022 World Cup host nation, more still needed to be done.......

'FIFA is not responsible for working conditions of labourers'

‘In Qatar they are working in big companies from Germany, from France, from England and from other European countries and they are responsible of their workers and not FIFA’ Image: A......

'Urgent need to ensure Qatar World Cup is not built on exploitation of labour'

Window washers from Nepal return to ground after working on the curved facade of the Tornado Tower in Doha. (This image is used for representational purposes) Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images......

Cricket Buzz: Watson in Australia's T20 squad for South Africa

Shane Watson. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been named in Australia's 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa next month as he......
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Gambia sentences 3 to death for attempted coup

death after a secret trial in which they were convicted of participating in an attempted coup. Amnesty International said yesterday that the death... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/amnesty-gambia-sentences-3-to-death-for-attempted-coup-115040200083_1.html
Report Egypt Nigeria led world in death sentences in 2014

Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world's total, Amnesty... ...

http://feeds.hindustantimes.com/~r/HT-WorldSectionPage-Topstories/~3/KVaBKYrIAwI/story01.htm
Amnesty International Warns Against Death Sentences in Egypt, Nigeria

day. The London-based rights watchdog also criticised Pakistan for lifting a moratorium on the execution of civilians in the wake of the Peshawar... ...

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Honest taxpayer must not be betrayed

A traditional argument against any scheme that pardons tax evaders is that it’s a betrayal of honest taxpayers. It is, indeed. But governments... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/knowledge/honest-taxpayer-must-not-be-betrayed-236
"Palestinian rockets killed Gaza civilians during war"

Jerusalem, Mar 26 (AFP) In a damning report released today, Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during the 2014 summer war in Gaza... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/5846741_-Palestinian-rockets-killed-Gaza-civilians-during-war--.html

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