KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Amnesty International Nepal has announced a campaign for the six women human rights defenders (WHRDs) this year.

Detained activists in Saudi Arabia, including those who campaigned for the right for women to drive, have been sexually harassed and tortured in prison, Amnesty International says.

LONDON, Nov 13: Amnesty International has withdrawn a prestigious human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, following what it described as a “shameful betrayal” of the values she once stood for.

LONDON, Nov 8: On Wednesday, Amnesty International expressed concern over “imminent” execution of 12 Shiites who are currently under the direct control of a security body which reports directly to Saudi Arabia’s king.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Rights activists called for wider people participation to safeguard free speech and human rights amid Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government's actions to curtail human rights.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Amnesty International, an organization that advocates for ending abuse of human rights, on Wednesday lauded Qatar's new law that partially scraps the 'exit permit' which earlier prevented migrant workers from leaving the country without their employer's permission.