Amnesty International stripped Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar leader, of its top award over indifference to atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims, doubling down on support for the civilian leader in the face of global ire.
An Amnesty International employee has been targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software, the human rights group said Wednesday, adding to a growing number of examples of Israeli technology being used to spy on human rights workers and opposition figures in the Middle East and beyond.
Amnesty International is not a trustworthy agency and has established itself as a rubberstamp of the United States and its allies like Israel, an American peace activist and political commentator says.
The sentencing of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab to five years in prison for peacefully expressing his opinions online illustrates the Bahraini authorities’ utter contempt for freedom of expression, said Amnesty International.
Amnesty International has called on Bahrain to put an end to torturing government critics and all other forms of human rights violations after a report revealed sexual abuse of a female activist during interrogation.
An international human rights group has criticized US President Barack Obama's administration for granting immunity to people involved in a CIA torture program that began after the September 11, 2001 attacks.