Amnesty International

Police violence against students; Amnesty concerns

Amnesty International Condemns Police Repression Against Comilla University Students

Comilla, Bangladesh – Amnesty International has voiced serious concerns over the recent police violence against Comilla University students, resulting in injuries to at least 26 people, including students and journalists. The South Asia branch of this UK-based international human rights

UNHRC Adopts Resolution for Sustainable Rohingya Solution

Geneva, July 10, 2024 – The United Nations Human Rights Council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at addressing the ongoing Rohingya crisis by repatriating displaced Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar’s Rakhine state. This decision was reached during the 56th session of the Human Rights Council, held in Geneva. The resolution, titled "Human Rights Situation of Rohingya Muslims and Other Minorities in Myanmar," was presented by all member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), initiated by Bangladesh. The adoption of this resolution marks a significant

Modi's visit to Moscow and US concerns and reactions

Moscow, July 9, 2024 – In a significant diplomatic move, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday, amidst a backdrop of ongoing conflicts and geopolitical tensions. The visit, aimed at deepening the strategic partnership between the two nuclear powers, coincides with a NATO summit in Washington and follows a devastating Russian airstrike on a Ukrainian children's hospital. Strengthening Strategic Partnership During their meeting, Putin emphasized the importance of the India-Russia relationship, describing it as a "privileged