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Amnesty International Urges Sri Lanka to Drop Terror Charges Against 2 Protest Leaders
November 17, 2022

Amnesty International Urges Sri Lanka to Drop Terror Charges Against 2 Protest Leaders

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
It also called for the repeal of the harsh, civil war-era Prevention of Terrorism Act, under which the two protest leaders are being held.

International Firms Aiding Myanmar Air Force’s Attacks on Civilians: Report
November 04, 2022

International Firms Aiding Myanmar Air Force’s Attacks on Civilians: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
The rights group Amnesty International claims that aviation fuel supply chains connect foreign companies to the military's junta's airstrikes on civilian populations.
Myanmar Army’s Use of Landmines Amounts to War Crimes, Says Amnesty
July 22, 2022

Myanmar Army’s Use of Landmines Amounts to War Crimes, Says Amnesty

By Sebastian Strangio
The rights group said that it had “received credible information” that the Myanmar military has laid landmines in at least 20 villages in Kayah State.

Rampant Logging Threatens Cambodia’s Indigenous Communities: Rights Group
January 31, 2022

Rampant Logging Threatens Cambodia’s Indigenous Communities: Rights Group

By Sebastian Strangio
Since the 1990s, logging revenues have been an integral part of Cambodia's extractive political economy.

Royalists Step Up Campaign Against Thai Chapter of Amnesty International
January 20, 2022

Royalists Step Up Campaign Against Thai Chapter of Amnesty International

By Sebastian Strangio
A network led by the ultraroyalist booster Seksakol Atthawong claims the rights group supports the abolition of the Thai monarchy.

Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm
November 12, 2020

Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm

By Sebastian Strangio
The move follows reports by human rights groups that MEHL has directly funded the commission of crimes against humanity.

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
September 11, 2020

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses

By Sebastian Strangio
A new report argues that a military-linked conglomerate – and its foreign partners – are directly funding units accused of crimes against humanity.
Myanmar Must End Repression Now, Says Rights Group in New Report
April 13, 2020

Myanmar Must End Repression Now, Says Rights Group in New Report

By Associated Press
The call comes amid expected elections later this year.

New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
March 31, 2017

New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance

By Catherine Putz
“If we call our relatives, friends and families, everything will be heard, we know that."

Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously
February 25, 2017

Time for ASEAN to Take Human Rights Seriously

By Champa Patel
To serve as a model regional organization, ASEAN can no longer ignore human rights violations.

Report: Hong Kong Human Rights Situation Worst Since 1997
January 11, 2017

Report: Hong Kong Human Rights Situation Worst Since 1997

By Cal Wong
According to Amnesty International, Hong Kong's human rights are at their lowest ebb since the return to Chinese rule.
North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
November 26, 2016

North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 

By John Power
North Korea's notorious prison camps remain a "cornerstone" of state control, according to a new report.

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