Amnesty says Torture, Rights Abuses Persist in Bahrain Despite Reforms

DUBAI, Nov 21 – Torture and other forms of ill-treatment persist in Bahrain despite reforms introduced by the Gulf Arab kingdom to address alleged human rights abuses after a 2011 uprising, Amnesty International said on Monday. An Amnesty report assessing the work of oversight bodies set up to deal with grievances or guard against further

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Amnesty Says Workers at Qatar World Cup Stadium Suffer Abuse

By Tom Finn DOHA, March 31 – Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years after the tournament’s organizers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said. Dozens of construction workers from Nepal and India were charged recruitment fees by agents in their

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Let My Country Awake

Bangladesh is slowly being riven apart BY Nazmus Sakib Nirjhor When his autopsy had drawn to a close, the doctors at the Forensic Department of Dhaka Medical College declared that there were signs of fatal strikes to the head of Faisal Arefin Dipan; his spinal cord had been severed. Dipan was the owner of Jagriti

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