Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicAmnesty International

Topic: Amnesty International

‘Echo chamber of anti-Rohingya content’: Amnesty says Meta’s algorithms stoked Myanmar violence

In a report, human rights body says several hateful Facebook posts against Rohingyas were shared widely & passed on without checks, flays Meta’s 'refusal to remediate' the community.

Amnesty says Ukraine fired from residential areas, harming civilians; head resigns after fuss

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said organisation was ‘attempting to grant amnesty to the terrorist state and to shift blame from the aggressor to the victim of aggression’.

Court stays order for withdrawal of LOC against Aakar Patel, reserves order on CBI plea

Patel was stopped from flying to the US on 6 April on the basis of the lookout notice against him in connection with an FCRA case.

Court directs CBI to withdraw lookout notice against ex-Amnesty India head, and apologise

The court said a 'written apology' from Director CBI on behalf of the agency acknowledging the lapse would help uphold the trust and confidence of the public in the premier institution.

After drop in mass executions in last 2 years, 81 people put to death in Saudi Arabia in a day

They were convicted under various charges, including murder, involvement in militant activities, and having ‘deviant beliefs’, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

Opposition to media to Modi govt, Pegasus scandal has lessons for all

Using snooping technologies has its own collateral damage. The government should come clean in the current case where a foreign service provider may be involved.

Categorically stand by findings of Pegasus Project, Amnesty International says

The comments came after media reports said that Amnesty has claimed it never said that the leaked phone numbers were specifically a list of numbers targeted by the Pegasus spyware.

Laptops to phones, Cobalt demand is booming. Congolese miners need more protection

The Katanga region in Congo is home to more than half of the world’s cobalt resources. And more than 2 million Congolese miners depend on it for income.

NGOs expected to adhere to our laws, says MEA on action against Amnesty International

Amnesty International Tuesday said it is halting all its activities in India due to freezing of its accounts and claimed that it is being subjected to an 'incessant witch-hunt'.

News channels’ diverted attention, and how ‘society’s mirror’ ignores farmers

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.