Amnesty International blackmailing Nigeria – Defence Headquarters raises alarm

The Nigerian Defence headquarters (DHQ) on Wednesday, February 22 slammed Amnesty International (AI) for allegedly carrying fabricated ‘lies’ about Nigeria and its battle against the Boko Haram insurgents. The AI reported that 240 people died as a result of insurgency in the north-east The AI had reported the death of 240 people including babies in… Read More

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Bahrain slams Amnesty International for ‘inaccurate’ report

Following Amnesty International’s report on Bahrain published last Monday, the Bahraini Foreign Ministry slammed the international human rights organisation, accusing them of publishing inconsistencies in their report. The report, which was conducted by interviewing over 90 alleged victims of human rights abuses, along with their family members and lawyers, was published in order to give… Read More

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Amnesty India closes offices, postpones events after sedition accusation

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International India has temporarily closed its offices and postponed events aimed at raising awareness of rights abuses over safety concerns for its staff after the charity was accused of sedition+ by protesters, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Political activists held demonstrations against the rights group on Tuesday and Wednesday, accusing it of… Read More

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Hamas condemns Amnesty International reports. Was Amnesty’s report biased again?

Amnesty report states that Hamas committed war crimes against Palestinians. According to Amnesty, Hamas carried out torture and cruel treatment on detainees. Amnesty contacted Palestinian authorities, including the Hamas administration in Gaza, to cooperate with independent investigations, among them one conducted by the Commission of Inquiry set up by the UN Human Rights Council in… Read More

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Amnesty International blamed for Excessive payouts to senior staff

Newspapers in February 2011, in the UK uncovered that Irene Khan (seventh Secretary General of Amnesty International) had gotten an installment of UK £533,103 from Amnesty International tailing her renunciation from the association on 31 December 2009. A reality found in Amnesty’s records for the 2009–2010 money related year. The aggregate paid to her was in… Read More

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