Thursday, 28 May 2020

Tag Archives: Punish

Chilean security forces attacked protesters to ‘punish’ them: Amnesty

A policeman hits a detained demonstrator with a fist in the face during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RC2EFD9AT9VE

SANTIAGO: Chilean police and soldiers backed by their commanders have carried out “generalized” attacks on people protesting over inequality with the intention of “punishing and harming” them, Amnesty International said in a report published. Erika Guevara Rosas, the rights group’s Americas Director, told Reuters that its investigative team, sent to ...

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China fines pharma firm $1.3b in vaccine scandal

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have slapped penalties totalling a whopping $1.3 billion on a pharmaceutical company over a vaccine scandal that fuelled public fears of domestically-made medicine, drug regulators said Tuesday. The massive fine and asset seizure is the latest move by authorities to punish Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology company, based in ...

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Can’t punish Vijay Mallya in absentia: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said that it cannot punish Vijay Mallya, former chairman of defunct Kingfisher Airlines, in absentia for contempt of court over not faithfully and fairly disclosing his assets to the top court and instead asked the central government to take all steps to produce ...

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Mayor Sadiq Khan urges EU not to punish UK for Brexit

LONDON: The EU should not try to “instil fear” by threatening to “punish” the UK for Brexit with a bad deal, the London Mayor has warned Brussels. Sadiq Khan says the EU should not try to “secure its future by fear” and said a bad deal for Britain’s capital would ...

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