KATHMANDU, March 26: As cases of COVID-19 escalate in South Asia, one of the world’s poorest and most populous regions, Amnesty International (AI) calls on the authorities in the region to put human rights at the heart of their responses and intensify efforts to protect marginalized and vulnerable groups at higher risk, including daily wage earners, people displaced by conflict, health workers and prisoners.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Four international human rights organizations International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International on Saturday expressed their serious concerns over the recent steps taken by the government claiming them to be a serious setback on Nepal’s transitional justice process.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Amnesty International (AI) has asked Nepal’s parliament to amend the Information Technology (IT) bill in conformity with the international standards and ensure that the law is not used to criminalize the peaceful exercise of the right to freedom of expression.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Nepali parliament must amend the Information Technology Bill (IT Bill) to bring into line with international standards and ensure that the law is not used to criminalize the peaceful exercise of the right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International stated in a press release on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Four international human rights organizations on Tuesday expressed concern over Nepal's long-delayed transitional justice process.

DOHA, Sept 19: Hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar have gone without pay and many were forced to return to their home countries without compensation, despite recent reforms intended to improve worker rights, a report from Amnesty International said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal must strengthen its new legislation on the right to housing, keep its promise to prevent homelessness and ensure safe and adequate housing for all, Amnesty International said here on Thursday.

May 3: Amnesty International Nepal (Amnesty Nepal) has urged the government to ensure press freedom both in law and practice allowing journalists an independent and autonomous working environment to practice their profession.

BEIRUT, April 26: The U.S.-led coalition killed more than 1,600 civilians in the northern Syria city of Raqqa during months of bombardment that liberated it from the Islamic State group, hundreds more than the number the U.S.-led coalition claims over the entire four-year campaign against IS, Amnesty International and a London-based watchdog group said Thursday.

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.