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    Amnesty condemns killings in ‘anti-drug drives’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on November 05, 2019

    Amnesty International on Monday said that the government allegedly killed 466 people in 2018 during drives against drug trade and abuse. Amnesty termed the deaths...

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    Malaysia must scrap ‘cruel’ death penalty: Amnesty

    Agence-France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:42pm on October 10, 2019

    Austria's Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the postponed 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said...

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    Amnesty International calls on Hong Kong to investigate police action in protests

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 06:31pm on September 24, 2019

    Amnesty International on Tuesday urged the Hong Kong government to investigate police use of force during nearly four months of protests, and to encourage Beijing...

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    Hong Kong using excessive force: AI

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    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...

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    Rohingya kids may become a ‘lost generation’: AI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on September 20, 2019

    Some half a million Rohingya refugee children living in the camps of Bangladesh risk becoming a ‘lost generation’ if they continue to be denied an...

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    Greta wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award

    Agence- France-Presse  . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassadors of Conscience’ award on Monday for their work...

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    Amnesty chief vows to defy India bid to crush criticism

    Agence- France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Amnesty International’s chief vowed Monday that the rights group would not be silenced on raising concerns about Kashmir despite what he called intimidation by Indian...

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    Amnesty chief promises to keep raising concern about Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:22pm on September 17, 2019

    Amnesty International’s chief vowed Monday that the rights group would not be silenced on raising concerns about Kashmir despite what he called intimidation by Indian...

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    Eight arrested in Egypt on charge of ‘funding terrorism’

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 01:24pm on June 26, 2019

    Eight people have been detained by the Egyptian authorities on...

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    Greta gets Amnesty prize

    Agence-France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 02:26am on June 08, 2019

    Sweden’s teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was Friday awarded a prestigious Amnesty International prize for mobilising world public opinion on the...

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