Amnesty International

Type: Organization
Name: Amnesty International
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Saudi Arabia jails rights lawyer for six years

IndiaToday.inRiyadh, April 17, 2014 | UPDATED 17:00 ISTA Saudi court has jailed a man for six years for organizing women's demonstrations and taking part in protests against the regime, prompting Amnesty International to call for the release of Waleed ... [Published India Today - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Nepal urged to reject reconciliation bill

Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Ogilvy&Mather London and leading artists create powerful campaign for Amnesty International

Ogilvy&Mather London has launched a powerful campaign for Amnesty International, a global movement for human rights. The campaign entitled “Freedom Candles” features 30 limited edition candles by an acknowledged artistic duo— Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk ... [Published Popsop.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Amnesty International Called on Israel to Lift Ludicrous Restrictions on Whistleblower Vanunu

– (WAFA) –Amnesty International called on Israel Wednesday to lift ludicrous restrictionsimposed on whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu a decade after his release.Amnesty International called on theIsraeli authorities to allow Vanunu to leave Israel if he ... [Published Palestine News Agency - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Celebrities and fashion icons unite to back Amnesty on LGBTI rights in Russia

A group of international fashion icons and celebrities are protesting the treatment of LGBTI people in Russia by donning Pussy Riot style balaclavas in a new campaign in support of Amnesty InternationalPhoto by SHOWstudioCelebrities including Lily Allen, ... [Published Gay Star News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Taking human rights From regional WA to the international stage

Tammy's family background is with the Nyikina people from the Derby in the West Kimberley. Although she left the Kimberley when she was quite young, she still recognises her family as a significant influence in her life.Surrounded by strong women, Tammy ... [Published ABC Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

MU's Amnesty International journeys to Chicago

Kelsey BundraNews EditorOn April 4 through 6, members of the Millersville chapter of Amnesty International journeyed to Chicago for the Human Rights Conference and Annual General Meeting. Amnesty International is a Nongovernmental Organization independent ... [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

David Pereira: new president of Amnesty International, Luxembourg

(ADW) "Reinvigorating the Luxembourg branch and looking for new members" are the priorities for the new president of Amnesty International Luxembourg, David Pereira."Amnesty Luxembourg will continue to defend general human rights, and we have working ... [Published Luxemburger Wort - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Amnesty International Sheds Light On Human Rights Violations With 'Freedom Candles'

Ogilvy & Mather London create campaign and short video for the human rights charityA globally admired artistic duo has created 30 limited edition “Freedom Candles” which will shortly be auctioned on eBay in support of Amnesty International’s work in promoting ... [Published Little Black Book - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

‘Bahrain crackdown complicates crisis’

Bahrain’s main opposition bloc says attacking and arresting pro-democracy protesters will “only complicate the situation” in the country. Scores of Bahrainis have been killed and hundreds injured and jailed by the regime forces since the uprising broke ... [Published Press tv - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

PTI - TRANSGENDER-AMNESTY - Amnesty welcomes SC verdict on transgender

TRANSGENDER-AMNESTY - Amnesty welcomes SC verdict on transgenderContributed by NAMPA / PTI.New Delhi, Apr 15 (PTI) Amnesty International today welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling to recognise transgenders or eunuchs as the third category of gender and ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Amnesty International says leading Haitian human rights activist threatened over his work

A leading human rights activist in Haiti has been threatened for his work, Amnesty International said Tuesday, marking the latest documented case of attacks or threats against watchdog groups in the Caribbean nation.Pierre Esperance received a menacing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]

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...27.2014,clearly condemning Israel for its documented unpunished violations against thePalestinians.As stated inthe introduction to the report, "that Israeli forces showed a cleardisregard for human life by its killing of tens of Palestinian civilians in theWest Bank, including children with total impunity."
...Court's landmark judgment on transitional justice," said Sam Zarifi, Asia-Pacific regional director at the International Commission of Jurists. "This deliberately undermines the judiciary, and raises serious concerns over the government's respect for the rulerule of law in Nepal."
"Nepali legislators should unequivocally reject the problematic provisions of the bill and amend it to be consistent with the Supreme Court's directive" said Richard Bennett, Asia director at Amnesty International
..."It is of course welcome news that the family of the victim have spared this young man's life," she said. "However, qisas regulations in Iran mean that people who are sentenced to death under this system of punishment are effectively prevented from seeking a pardon or commutation of their sentences from the authorities – contrary to Iran's international obligations."

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Karpal Singh, always in the pursuit of justice [Published Anwar Ibrahim - 9 hours ago]
TMI Karpal Singh – the prominent lawyer, lawmaker and DAP leader – died early this morning in a road accident while on the way to Penang, doing what he does best: going to court for a client. He was 73. His reputation as a lawyer and politician ...
Nepal: Reject Draft Truth and Reconciliation Bill [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Nepal Proposed Measure Contravenes International Law (New York) – Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament on ...
Nepal: Reject Draft Truth and Reconciliation Bill [Published Human rights news - 14 hours ago]
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) bill introduced in parliament on April 9, 2014, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the ...
Essex Human Rights Summer School [Published PhD studies in human rights - Apr 16 2014]
The Essex Human Rights Centre is holding a summer school on Human Rights Research Methods at its Colchester campus from 30 June to 5 July 2014.  Methodology has a direct bearing on the strength, persuasiveness and legitimacy of human rights research findings ...
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