#AmnestyInternational

23 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Amnesty International accused Lebanese authorities of torturing Syrian detainees. (Photo credit: Envato)

  • Amnesty International documented a report called "I wish I would die" 
  • The report is about 26 Syrians who were imprisoned between 2014 and 2021 in Lebanon
  • The NGO said that they were tortured either in prison or during interrogation

22 March.Qatar
On Saturday, a minimum wage of $275 (230 euros) a month came into force for all workers in Qatar, touted by Doha as a first for the region. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • FIFA president Infantino called for fairness in assessing Qatar's rights record
  • Amnesty called on Infantino to implement 'independent and regular' monitoring sites
  • Rights groups have long said the system fuelled abuses

8 March.Geneva, Switzerland
The move was condemned by the Swiss Council of Religions earlier this year. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • 51.21% of voters and 26 cantons supporting the ban
  • Religious sites and places of worship are exempted
  • Civic groups, Swiss religious organizations have criticized the vote