Iran supreme leader issues conditional ‘amnesty’ for protesters
11 February 2023 | 2:04 pm
Those accused of "corruption on earth" and colluding with foreign forces would not be pardoned, state media reported. Former officials meanwhile appealed for political reform.
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Demonstrators protested against violence in Serbian society in Belgrade following two mass shootings that rattled the Balkan nation.
Authorities in Pakistan have three days to identify and arrest protesters over acts of violence triggered by the arrest of former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
At least 883 people were executed worldwide in 2022, says Amnesty International — that's the highest number recorded in five years. Many executions took place in Iran and Saudi Arabia, including of political prisoners.
The prominent journalist and supporter of ex-PM Imran Khan was detained by the Pakistani police, but the authorities then failed to present him in court.
Kenyan police fired tear gas at hundreds of people protesting near parliament on Tuesday against a proposed finance bill that would hike taxes on fuel and housing.
Golf's PGA and the Saudi-bankrolled LIV series have patched up their differences and are set to strike out on a common path. For Amnesty International, it's just the latest example of Riyadh's sportswashing strategy.
One year since tens of migrants and refugees died in a crush at the border between Spain and Morocco, Amnesty International has accused the two countries of a "cover-up."
Amnesty International has reported that security forces, separatist rebels and ethnic militiamen – from both side of the country's linguistic divide – have committed "atrocities" in the English-speaking regions of western Cameroon, including executions, torture and rape.
Police used teargas to disperse protests in the Nairobi and Mombasa. Kenyan opposition have called for the protests to condemn new taxes amid a severe cost-of-living crisis.
Protesters in Kenya demonstrated in several cities, including the capital Nairobi, were met with heavy police presence. The protests come as food prices continue to rise, causing pressure on households.
Spanish golfer Jon Rahm, aiming to become the first Spaniard to win the British Open since Seve Ballesteros in 1988, said he would advise climate change protesters potentially seeking to disrupt the sporting event to stay away.
Unrest continues in Kenya, as protestors in Nairobi clash with police for a third consecutive day. Those on the streets are voicing their anger at the high cost of living, inflation and tax hikes.
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