Gulf Times - Amnesty
Arrangements being made for amnesty beneficiaries in Gulf: Indian minister

Arrangements being made for amnesty beneficiaries in Gulf: Indian minister

Arrangements are being made for amnesty beneficiaries in the Gulf, Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has said.

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

Amnesty says 304 killed in Iran unrest, thousands arrested including children

At least 304 people have been killed in Iran during anti-government unrest that broke out last month, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste.

Amnesty calls on Saudi to reveal fate of Qatari father, son

Amnesty calls on Saudi to reveal fate of Qatari father, son

Amnesty International on Tuesday launched an international campaign to demand that the Saudi authorities reveal the fate of Qatari citizen Ali Nasser Jarallah 70, and his 17-year-old son Abdulhadi ...

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

The US-backed assault to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged ...

Migrants refuse to disembark in Libya, fearing torture: Amnesty

Migrants refuse to disembark in Libya, fearing torture: Amnesty

Dozens of migrants and refugees aboard a merchant vessel at a Libyan port are refusing to disembark for fear of "detention and torture", rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Friday.

Syria offers amnesty to deserters and draft dodgers

Syria offers amnesty to deserters and draft dodgers

The Syrian government has announced an amnesty for men who deserted the army or have avoided military service, giving them several months to report for duty without facing punishment, it said on Tuesday.

FIFA rejects Amnesty claim of unpaid workers

FIFA rejects Amnesty claim of unpaid workers

FIFA on Wednesday sought to reject claims by Amnesty International that migrant workers building World Cup stadiums in Qatar had not been paid.

Myanmar reporters charged under Official Secrets Act

Myanmar reporters charged under Official Secrets Act

Myanmar nationals Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were arrested a month ago under the Official Secrets Act after they allegedly were given classified documents by two policemen over dinner.

Gulf rift is taking its toll on ordinary people: Amnesty

Gulf rift is taking its toll on ordinary people: Amnesty

Families are being torn apart by the rift between Qatar and three other Gulf Arab states which began six months ago, Amnesty International said yesterday, despite measures to ease the impact of the crisis on ordinary citizens.

Turkey starts trial of rights activists, including Amnesty local head

Turkey starts trial of rights activists, including Amnesty local head

Eleven human rights activists including the Turkish head of Amnesty International went on trial on charges of terrorism on Wednesday, a case that has become a flashpoint in Turkey's tensions with European allies.

Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

For four months, texts from the government pinged into every mobile phone in Saudi Arabia ordering ‘illegal expatriates’ to leave the kingdom before the end of an amnesty that expired in late July.