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  • This toolkit can scan your Android, iOS devices to detect Pegasus spyware infection Jul 21, 2021 08:49 PM IST

    This toolkit can scan your Android, iOS devices to detect Pegasus spyware infection

    The toolkit that was developed by Amnesty to enable users to check for malicious apps that may have infected their devices can be used to find out if the Pegasus spyware developed by Israel’s NSO Group to snoop in on journalists, ministers, and businessmen, has extracted data from your phone too.

  • What is Bangladesh's controversial digital security law? Feb 28, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    What is Bangladesh's controversial digital security law?

    Bangladesh's Digital Security Act (DSA) criminalises engaging in "propaganda" against the "spirit" of the 1971 Bangladeshi war of independence, the national anthem, the flag and the nation's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, father of the current prime minister.

  • ED attaches over Rs 17 crore assets of Amnesty International India on money laundering charges Feb 16, 2021 08:38 PM IST

    ED attaches over Rs 17 crore assets of Amnesty International India on money laundering charges

    It said "both the entities have acquired the proceeds of crime and layered the same in the form of various movable properties. The order involves attachment of movable properties worth of Rs 17.66 crore being proceeds of crime".

  • Amnesty International India's assets worth Rs 17.66 crore provisionally attached by Enforcement Directorate Feb 16, 2021 08:32 PM IST

    Amnesty International India's assets worth Rs 17.66 crore provisionally attached by Enforcement Directorate

    The Indian arm of Amnesty has been under the radar of the central government for the alleged money-laundering and "illegal foreign funding" activities.

  • COVID-19 update | 9 out of 10 in developing nations to miss out on vaccines in 2021 as West buys up stocks: Report Dec 09, 2020 04:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | 9 out of 10 in developing nations to miss out on vaccines in 2021 as West buys up stocks: Report

    Until now, all the rich countries having 14 percent of the world's population secured 53 percent of the most promising COVID-19 vaccines.

  • MHA says Amnesty did not have FCRA approval, illegally rerouted money to circumvent domestic laws Sep 29, 2020 08:28 PM IST

    MHA says Amnesty did not have FCRA approval, illegally rerouted money to circumvent domestic laws

    The government's clarification comes in the wake of Amnesty International India's announcement earlier today that it had to shut down its operations in the country as its accounts had been frozen by the government.

  • Amnesty International India shuts down, alleges govt witch-hunt Sep 29, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    Amnesty International India shuts down, alleges govt witch-hunt

    In a statement, the Amnesty International India said that it came to know about the “ complete freezing of its bank accounts by the Government of India on September 10 2020’ which brought all the to a grinding halt

  • CBI raids Amnesty International Bengaluru, Delhi offices Nov 15, 2019 08:00 PM IST

    CBI raids Amnesty International Bengaluru, Delhi offices

    About a year ago, the Enforcement Directorate had raided the Amnesty International India office in connection with a foreign exchange contravention case.

  • Amnesty International voices concern over NRC final list Aug 31, 2019 05:56 PM IST

    Amnesty International voices concern over NRC final list

    The updated final NRC, which validates bonafide Indian citizens of Assam, was out on August 31, with over 19 lakh applicants who failed to make it to the list staring at an uncertain future.

  • Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour Nov 13, 2018 11:22 AM IST

    Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

    The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest

  • I&B ministry advisory will impede 'Dalit' rights movement : Amnesty Sep 04, 2018 10:10 PM IST

    I&B ministry advisory will impede 'Dalit' rights movement : Amnesty

    "The government has no business telling the media to not use the term 'Dalit'. Government should respect the right of Dalit groups to identify themselves in the manner they choose," she said.

  • Apple leads way in tracing cobalt from Congo, Microsoft lags: Amnesty International Nov 15, 2017 10:07 AM IST

    Apple leads way in tracing cobalt from Congo, Microsoft lags: Amnesty International

    Microsoft disagreed with the pressure group's conclusions published on Wednesday.

  • India's coal mining ambition hurts indigenous group: Amnesty Jul 13, 2016 03:55 PM IST

    India's coal mining ambition hurts indigenous group: Amnesty

    The global human rights group said the Adivasi had suffered disproportionately from India's push for coal. One in six of the 87,000 Indians who have been displaced over the past 40 years by state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) is Adivasi, Amnesty said.

  • Qatar reassures India after Modi raises abuse of migrant workers Jun 06, 2016 06:05 PM IST

    Qatar reassures India after Modi raises abuse of migrant workers

    Qatar has reassured India that labour reforms will improve the conditions of more than half a million Indian migrants, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised concerns of abuses during a weekend visit to the Gulf state, a statement said on Monday.

  • World Bank admits flaws in resettlement practices Mar 05, 2015 11:04 AM IST

    World Bank admits flaws in resettlement practices

    "We took a hard look at ourselves on resettlement and what we found caused me deep concern," said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in a statement.

  • Brazil Olympic works threaten slum rights: Amnesty Apr 26, 2011 08:46 AM IST

    Brazil Olympic works threaten slum rights: Amnesty

    Forced evictions of slum dwellers to make way for the 2016 Olympic Games show that human rights could suffer during Brazil's preparations for the event, the head of Amnesty International said on Monday.

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