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Bangladeshi volunteer sprays disinfectant inside vehicles on the street during a government-imposed lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 28, 2020. (Photo by Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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As COVID-19 spreads in South Asia, fears rise for people at higher risk

As cases of COVID-19 escalate in South Asia, one of the world’s poorest and most populous regions, Amnesty International calls…

March 26, 2020

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Nepal: Torture and Coerced Confessions

A new report published today by Amnesty International reveals how members of the indigenous Tharu community in Nepal’s Tarai plains…

July 19, 2016

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Annual Report: Nepal 2015/16

FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF NEPAL Head of State: Bidhya Devi Bhandari (replaced Ram Baran Yadav in October) Head of Government:…

March 17, 2016

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Amnesty International’s Annual State of the World Report Slams Governments, Including the U.S., for Global Assault on Freedoms

On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his…

February 22, 2016

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Amnesty International State of the World 2015-2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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Your rights in jeopardy, global assault on freedoms, warns Amnesty International

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led…

February 18, 2016

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Police restraint in Nepal urged as at least 20 more shot amid Constitution-related protests

Security forces in Nepal must refrain from using excessive force against protestors, Amnesty International said after at least twenty protesters…

September 21, 2015

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Nepal Reconstruction Must Not Leave Behind Those Most Affected by the Earthquake

The Nepali government’s decision to declare the post-earthquake relief period over as of June 22, along with its refusal to…

June 24, 2015

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Nepal: Earthquake Recovery Must Safeguard Human Rights

Interventions to support and protect Nepal’s earthquake victims and aid in their recovery must not only address the immediate need…

June 1, 2015

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Nepal must end discrimination in earthquake relief effort

Thousands in need of aid following the Nepal earthquake risk being left to fend for themselves amidst worrying signs that…

June 1, 2015

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Nepal: End discrimination in earthquake relief effort

Thousands in need of aid following the Nepal earthquake risk being left to fend for themselves amidst worrying signs that…

June 1, 2015

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State of the World 2014/2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up…

February 25, 2015