Amnesty International

Type: Organization
Name: Amnesty International
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Amnesty International: Mediterranean migrant boat shipwrecks highlight need for EU action

UsernamePasswordMemorize the usernameMemorize the password ... [Published Avio News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Stop first civilian execution in Pakistan?in 6 years: Amnesty

From H S RaoLondon, Sep 16 (PTI) Amnesty International has asked Pakistan to immediately scrap the plans to carry out its first civilian execution over the past six years and sought steps towards the abolition of capital punishment.Shoaib Sarwar, a death ... [Published Press Trust of India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Amnesty International wants to halt deportation of Saskatoon woman

The StarPhoenix Tuesday 16th September, 2014A top Amnesty International official is calling on the Canadian government to halt Tuesday's scheduled deportation of a Saskatoon woman to her native Pakistan.Jamila Bibi's lawyer says Bibi, who is in her 60s, ... [Published Canada Standard - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Beyond Ferguson, issues worth pondering for Colby senior

He’s taking multiple steps to address the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri.WATERVILLE — On a trip to Ferguson, Missouri, during protests that followed this summer’s shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer, a 21-year-old Colby ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

EU should take more responsibility over refugees: Amnesty

Watchdog organization Amnesty International has urged European leaders to take more responsibility in taking in refugees after a boat carrying refugees sank in the Mediterranean on Monday night, leaving many to drown.At least 250 refugees drowned on Monday ... [Published Turkish Weekly - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Russia says weapons from NATO states would abet war crimes in Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Parliamentary Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Tuesday any deliveries of weapons from NATO countries to Kiev would be abetting war crimes being committed in eastern Ukraine. Earlier this month, a senior Ukrainian official said ... [Published Sharenet - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Amnesty International Calls For Upping Of CAR Peacekeeping Mission

:20Amnesty International says the new United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic must be urgently brought up to full capacity to enable it to ensure the protection of a civilian population vulnerable to serious human rights v ... [Published Radio Wave - 5 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

National: New Amnesty International report, “Out of Control: Torture and Other Abuses in Mexico”

On 4 September, Amnesty International published a new report, “Out of Control: Torture and Other Abuses in Mexico.”  The organization affirms that “torture and other abuses are out of control in Mexico.  In 2013, the number of denunciations (1505) ... [Published SIPAZ Blog - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Central African Republic: Huge gap between troops promised and troops deployed a major concern

'The gap between the number of peacekeepers promised and the number deployed must be urgently filled'Amnesty’s Steve CockburnThe new United Nations peacekeeping mission in the (CAR) must be urgently brought up to full capacity to ensure the protection ... [Published Amnesty International UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Media blackout on first Fijian elections since coup

Fiji imposed a strict media blackout on coverage of its first elections since the 2006 military coup yesterday.The government warned journalists that they faced up to five years in jail if they did not comply.The blackout over tomorrow’s poll also applies ... [Published Morning Star Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

'Secure West Point training': Ukrainian battalion leader lists US tour plans

13:51Semyon Semenchenko, commander of the "Donbass" self-defence battalion, June 2, 2014. (Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko)The leader of the Donbass volunteer battalion, who actively fought in eastern Ukraine, has arrived in Washington with ambitious plans ... [Published Russia Today - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Kiev, Training, Ukraine
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Around Town - Amnesty International Trivia Night

What is the best way to test your general knowledge and take a stand against torture at the same time? Participate in the Amnesty International trivia night, of course.Amnesty knows torture is anything but trivial. Over the past five years they have reported ... [Published Time Out Melbourne - Sep 15 2014]

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Merkel was clear that such a troop pull-out and proper control of the Ukraine-Russia border "are key elements to a durable solution to the conflict" a German government statement said
There's a reason online forums are so popular: interacting with other people with the same interests really helps. "People feel empowered in groups because they get a sense of control that they may not have in their everyday life" says Haslam
He called "to provide safe and legal ways for refugees and immigrants to access international protection in the European Union."
...Four of the five countries named, including the United States, denied this. "We have heard from various sources that the Kiev regime has been promised deliveries of weapons and military hardware from various countries of the bloc, which already threatens to become an open intervention in the internal affairs of Ukraine and, to put it directly, to abet war crimes that are being committed there" Interfax quoted Naryshkin as saying at a ceremony to open the autumn session of the lower house of parliament...

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Beyond Ferguson, issues worth pondering for Col... [Published Portland Press Herald - 3 hours ago]
New calls for the release of Dublin teenager Ib... [Published TheJournal.ie - 4 hours ago]
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Juveniles highlight major flaws after damaging ... [Published Prime 7 - 6 hours ago]
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‘Worst shipwreck in years’ leaves 500 boat migr... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - 8 hours ago]
Ukraine to ratify EU pact, offer rebels self-rule [Published Yahoo! News - 9 hours ago]
UN Bringing Child Rights Into the Digital Age [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
Dalai Lama No Longer Holds Political Office [Published Spy Ghana - 10 hours ago]
National: New Amnesty International report, “Ou... [Published SIPAZ Blog - 11 hours ago]
Dershowitz: Obama support of Arab Spring 'big m... [Published WorldNetDaily - 11 hours ago]
Media blackout on first Fijian elections since ... [Published Morning Star Online - 12 hours ago]
EU response to migrant crisis “shameful”: Amnes... [Published Libya Herald - 13 hours ago]
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Freedom House, Others Ask Bahrain to Release Ma... [Published Freedom House - 14 hours ago]
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Engaging with Civil Society [Published groundviews - 2 hours ago]
Photo courtesy Business Today Recently, the media reported that the Defence Secretary held a meeting in the Defence Ministry with a number of NGOs who had worked with the GOSL and the Commonwealth Foundation on the Peoples” Forum which was part ...
National: New Amnesty International report, “Ou... [Published SIPAZ Blog - 11 hours ago]
On 4 September, Amnesty International published a new report, “Out of Control: Torture and Other Abuses in Mexico.”  The organization affirms that “torture and other abuses are out of control in Mexico.  In 2013, the number of denunciations (1505) ...
U.N. Taking Over Central African Republic Peace... [Published The China Blog - 18 hours ago]
(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — The United Nations is set to take over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted that has left at least 5,000 people dead and has forced ...
U.N. Taking Over Central African Republic Peace... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — The United Nations is set to take over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted that has left at least 5,000 people dead and has forced ...
U.N. Taking Over Central African Republic Peace... [Published TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — The United Nations is set to take over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted that has left at least 5,000 people dead and has forced ...
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