• Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:28
    Amnesty slams Myanmar court ruling against Reuters journalists
    Amnesty International on Monday described as “appalling” a Myanmar court’s verdict which saw two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaching the Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:32
    Pacific leaders urged to demand end to Australia's refugee camps
    Amnesty International joined 80 other NGOs on Thursday in urging Pacific leaders demand the closure of an Australian-funded immigration detention camp on Nauru when they meet in the tiny island nation next week.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
    Making the case for equality
    The disappearance of Karen environmentalist Billy Rakchongcharoen and the problems faced by his wife in getting the authorities to look into his case are portrayed in a short film
    movie & TV
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:07
    Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty
    Myanmar's military chief and other top brass have been accused by Amnesty International of crimes against humanity for overseeing a "systematic" attack against Rohingya Muslims, according to a report by the rights group Wednesday calling for prosecution at the International Criminal Court.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:10
    May called to quiz Prayut on human rights
    Ahead of visit from the Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Amnesty International has called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to convey her deep concern at the deteriorating human rights situation in the country.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:23
    Amnesty International condemns execution in Thailand
    Amnesty International on Tuesday condemned the execution of a 26-year-old murderer in Thailand.
    national
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:00
    Getting a glimpse of refugee’s life
    Amnesty International Thailand organises an exhibition, “The Past, The Present and The Future: Stories of Hope for Refugees”, to raise the awareness about the situation of refugees in Thailand at Siam Square One from now until this Sunday, from 11.30am to 9pm.
    Art
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
    Junta rejects Amnesty plea to end action against protesters
    THE JUNTA yesterday rejected an Amnesty International call for the government to end legal action against pro-election protesters, saying that sparing lawbreakers was beyond its power.
    politics
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 16:29
    Junta rejects Amnesty appeal for protesters
    The junta on Thursday rejected an Amnesty International call to ending legal action against pro-election protesters, saying that sparing lawbreakers was beyond its power.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 15:17
    Urgent : Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in last year's turmoil: Amnesty
    Yangon - Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said Wednesday in a report that sheds fresh light on the complex ethnic rivalries in the state.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 19:24
    Amnesty demands early lifting of restrictions on political activities
    Amnesty International on Tuesday demanded that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) fulfil its promise to lift restrictions on political activities – in place since the 2014 coup – and remove them by the end of June.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 06:51
    Amnesty slams death penalty for raped Sudan teenager
    Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday slammed a Sudanese court's sentencing of a teenager to death for killing her rapist husband in self-defence.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:02
    Amnesty calls for death penalty axe
    Amnesty International has called on the Thai government to officially suspend the use of the death penalty to elevate the country’s development on human rights as stated in its road map.
    national
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
    Asean-Australia Summit urged to address Rohingya issue
    DESPITE limited possibility of leaders taking a strong position, Amnesty International (AI) yesterday urged the Asean-Australia Special Summit to speak up over the ongoing crimes targeting the Rohingya in Myanmar.
    politics
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00
    Myanmar begins militarisation of the Rohingya homeland
    Myanmar is militarising Rakhine state at an alarming pace, building security bases and bulldozing Rohingya villages, making the voluntary, safe and dignified return of refugees an even more distant prospect, Amnesty International reported on Monday.
    opinion
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