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General view of the site where the leader of Hong Kong's Civil Human Rights Front Jimmy Sham was attacked in Mong Kok district in Hong Kong.

Amnesty urges Hong Kong to probe attack on pro-democracy leader

17 October 2019, 5:34 AM

Head of the Civil Human Rights Front Jimmy Sham was attacked by as many as five masked men wearing black and believed to be of non-Chinese origin.

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks after his arrival, from a visit in Israel and Jordan at Davao International airport

Amnesty urges UN probe of ‘systematic’ Philippine drug war killings

8 July 2019, 5:45 AM

Amnesty called on the UN Human Rights Council to open an independent inquiry to “put an end to these crimes, and to provide justice and reparations for countless families and victims”.

Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir leaves the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor in Khartoum, Sudan.

Bashir accused of graft, but what about ICC charges?

29 June 2019, 6:46 AM

Sudan’s former strongman Omar al-Bashir was accused of corruption, illegal possession of foreign currency, acquiring wealth illegally, financing terrorism, and wrongly ordering a state of emergency, according to prosecutors and state media.

Amnesty suspends Zimbabwe branch after fraud probe

30 May 2019, 4:59 PM

Amnesty International on Thursday suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first ever such move by the rights advocacy group.

Phishing attacks threaten Egyptian rights activists: Amnesty International

6 March 2019, 6:01 AM

Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that dozens of rights activists in Egypt have been put in “grave danger” by email phishing attacks that it says appear to be government orchestrated.



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