Amnesty International

Type: Organization
Name: Amnesty International
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 2 reports

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh detained at protest against acid attacks on women

Iranian authorities have arrested a photographer who documented a string of acid attacks on women, and detained a top human rights lawyer at a protest about the assaults, even as President Hassan Rouhani made a public show of sympathy with the victim ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Nasrin Sotoudeh, Acid, Iran
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 20 reports

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

Tehran, Oct 26 (TruthDive): A 26-year-old Iranian woman, who was convicted of murder for killing a former intelligence official was hanged on Saturday defying international pleas for a stopover of execution, news agency of the state IRNA reported. She ... [Published TruthDive - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

Iran Hangs Woman For Killing Her Alleged Rapist

Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn for premeditated murder in a sentence that was condemned by the United Nations and Amnesty International.Read full story ... [Published WPXI - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

Ali Abdul Jalil, activist, seeks asylum in Sweden

Amnesty International adopts activist as Prisoner of Conscience. Amnesty International defines a PoC as “someone imprisoned solely for the peaceful expression of their beliefs”. According to the organisation, PoC can also refer to anyone imprisoned ... [Published weehingthong - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Egypt: Release activists facing jail for defying repressive protest law

The Egyptian authorities must release a group of activists on trial for defying the country’s draconian protest law, Amnesty International said ahead of Sunday’s verdict in their trial for taking part in an unauthorized protest.Prominent human rights ... [Published Amnesty International - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 17 reports

Iran's Execution Of Young Woman Is 'Bloody Stain' On Nation

Iran has hanged a young woman who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her , despite worldwide pleas for mercy.Reyhaneh Jabbari was sent down to the gallows to be hanged at dawn for premeditated murder. It quoted the court ruling ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 5 reports

Amnesty International: Ferguson police crackdown violated US and international law

Police arrested and brutalized journalists and sought to “collectively punish” Ferguson residents and peaceful protestors. ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

Watchdog Calls on Equatorial Guinea to Publish Full Details of Political Amnesty

MOSCOW, October 25 (RIA Novosti) - Amnesty International has called on the government of Equatorial Guinea to publish the full details of the amnesty to be granted to political prisoners, the organization said."This decree would be an encouraging step ... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

Discriminatory policing in US slammed

The US government should take action to stop discriminatory policing across the country, rights group Amnesty International says in a report that documented abuses during the Ferguson protests.The racially charged killing of 18-year-old black youth ... [Published Sky News Australia - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 27 reports

Amnesty International report condemns police response in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Amnesty International is holding a rally in Kiener Plaza Friday night release a report on what it says are several abuses by police during protests in Ferguson, MO. The 23 page report by the human rights group titled “On the Streets ... [Published Fox 2 Now - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Amnesty International Comes Down Hard On...

http://video.theobserver.ca Amnesty International Comes Down Hard On Ferguson Police http://video.theobserver.ca/video/editors-picks/popular/1425936363001/ Popular 3856696088001 Video Search Email Successfully Sent Invalid Email Addresses ... [Published Sarnia Observer - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Which Country Carried Out The Most Executions In 2013?

According to the Dui Hua Foundation, a US-based rights group, China executed 2,400 people last year, a 20 percent increase on 2012. In fact, China executes more people every year than the rest of the world combined. Amnesty International compiles annual ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 24 2014]

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"We join our voice with those who call on Iran to respect the fair trial guarantees afforded to its people under Iran’s own laws and its international obligations" she said
...bloody stain on Iran's human rights record," said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty's Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa Programme. "Once again Iran has insisted on applying the death penalty despite serious concerns over the fairness of the trial."
"All her efforts to feign innocence were proven false in various phases of prosecution. Evidence was firm. She had informed a friend through text message of her intention to kill. It was ascertained that she had purchased the murder weapon, a kitchen knife, two days before committing murder."

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