Salil Shetty

Type: Person
Name: Salil Shetty
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pimples: It’s a Western thing

President Jacob Zuma has spent the last few years deciding exactly what is and what isn’t a Western thing. Eiffel Tower, anyone?Latest MultimediaNPA wants harshest sentence for OscarWe chat to National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Nathi Ncube, who ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

CHAD: PRESIDENT MUST SCRAP ANTI-GAY BILL

Chad’s President Idriss DébyAmnesty International has called on the President of Chad, Idriss Déby, to scrap a bill which threatens to impose jail sentences of up to 20 years and heavy fines for people “found guilty” of same sex activity.The bill would ... [Published Mambaonline - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Amnesty International against maternal mortality

JOBURG – During a week-long visit to South Africa, Amnesty International’s Secretary General has launched a new report on the barriers to effective antenatal and maternal healthcare in our country.Be the first to commentFIGHTING FOR RIGHTS: According ... [Published Fourways Review - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Malala praised as ‘extraordinary, brave young woman’

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old student and education activist, has been commended by a number of international development organisations following the announcement earlier today that she had won the Nobel Peace Prize.Malala was named winner along with ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Amnesty International: Chad’s anti-gay bill will “institutionalize discrimination”

“If this homophobic bill becomes law, President Deby will be blatantly disregarding the country’s international and regional human rights obligations.”–Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, in an open letter to Chad President Idriss ... [Published Metro Weekly - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain must release activist charged with insulting security forces on Twitter

The Bahraini authorities must immediately and unconditionally release human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, Amnesty International said today after he was formally charged with publicly insulting official institutions on Twitter.Amnesty International’s Secretary ... [Published Amnesty International - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Amnesty calls on Chad president to scrap new anti-gay penal code before it becomes law

Amnesty International is the latest organization to call upon the President of Chad, Idriss Deby, to scrap a homophobic bill that is currently passing through the Chad parliamentRama/wikimediaIn September, Government ministers voted in favour of a draft ... [Published Gay Star News - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Chad, Anti-Gay, Idriss Déby
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have dedicated their lives to standing up for children's rights

Following the announcement that Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International ... [Published Amnesty International UK - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 5 reports

Call to extend child grants into pregnancy

Amnesty International secretary-general Salil Shetty speaks during an interview with Reuters in Mexico City. Picture: REUTERS/TOMAS BRAVOHUMAN rights organisation Amnesty International has recommended that the Department of Social Development consider ... [Published BDlive - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

SA's human rights record disappoints Amnesty leader

The Mail & Guardian sits down with Salil Shetty to discuss the country’s abuses and the new direction Amnesty International is taking.It’s not every day the head of Amnesty International, the world’s venerable human rights organisation, decides to visit ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Chad: President Must Scrap Homophobic Bill

The President of Chad, Idriss Deby, has been directly warned that if a homophobic bill currently before parliament is passed, he will be showing a blatant disregard for the country’s human rights obligations. In an open letter published today, Amnesty ... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Russia: “Speak out for Freedom” – show of solidarity against repression

to show solidarity with independent voices in Russia who speak out against the pernicious creep of repression in the country.Under slogans of “Speak out for freedom!” and “Speak out for Russia!”, activists in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Finland, ... [Published Amnesty International - Oct 02 2014]

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All Indians Must Strongly Support Nobel Winner... [Published Link - Oct 25 2014]
Uganda’s anti-gay laws fuelled repression and a... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Oct 17 2014]
Pimples: It’s a Western thing [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 15 2014]
CHAD: PRESIDENT MUST SCRAP ANTI-GAY BILL [Published Mambaonline - Oct 13 2014]
Amnesty International against maternal mortality [Published Fourways Review - Oct 13 2014]
Saibal Chatterjee: Satyarthi dedicates Nobel Pr... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 12 2014]
Society: President Deby urged to scrap homophob... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Oct 11 2014]
Alleged Human Rights Violation: FG Blasts Amnes... [Published Leadership - Oct 11 2014]
Satyarthi, Malala win Peace Nobel 2014 [Published Millennium Post - Oct 10 2014]
Amnesty International: Chad’s anti-gay bill wil... [Published Metro Weekly - Oct 10 2014]
Amnesty calls on Chad president to scrap new an... [Published Gay Star News - Oct 10 2014]
Malala praised as ‘extraordinary, brave young w... [Published Irish Times - Oct 10 2014]
Amnesty hails Malala, Satyarthi Nobel Peace Pri... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 10 2014]
World: Children's advocates Malala and Satyarth... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 10 2014]
Children's advocates Malala and Satyarthi win p... [Published The Sun Daily - Oct 10 2014]
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have ded... [Published Amnesty International UK - Oct 10 2014]
Pakistan Army fetes Malala for winning Nobel [Published SAMAA TV - Oct 10 2014]
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi are true... [Published Amnesty International - Oct 10 2014]
Malala splits Nobel Peace Prize [Published CNN - Oct 10 2014]
Amnesty urges President of Chad to scrap anti-g... [Published Pink News - Oct 10 2014]
Call to extend child grants into pregnancy [Published BDlive - Oct 10 2014]
Rights watchdog raises maternal mortality concern [Published ENCA - Oct 10 2014]
Too many moms dying [Published Times Live South Africa - Oct 09 2014]
Hunger strikers: 'They shot us in the head at L... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 09 2014]
Bahrain must release activist charged with insu... [Published Amnesty International - Oct 09 2014]
SA's human rights record disappoints Amnesty le... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 09 2014]
SA's human rights record disappoints Amnesty le... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 09 2014]
Women in El Salvador struggle for rights [Published Individual.com - Oct 09 2014]
Pregnant women die rather than face prejudice o... [Published City Press - Oct 09 2014]
Improve services for moms-to-be: Amnesty [Published IOL - Oct 09 2014]
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World: Children's advocates Malala and Satyarth... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 10 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: India, Pakistan, World 10/10/2014 - 11:44 GMT by Sören BILLING The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly Friday to 17-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot by the Taliban, and to India's Kailash ...
National: New Amnesty International report, “Ou... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Sep 16 2014]
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) ...
Ukraine: Ukraine: Abuses and war crimes by the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 08 2014]
Source: AmnestyCountry: Ukraine Ukraine must stop ongoing abuses and war crimes by pro-Ukrainian volunteer forces (Kyiv) In a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk today, Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty urged ...
Ukraine: Mounting evidence of war crimes and Ru... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 08 2014]
Source: AmnestyCountry: Russian Federation, Ukraine Ukrainian militia and separatist forces are responsible for war crimes, Amnesty International said today. The organisation accused Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it revealed satellite images ...
Ukraine ceasefire in jeopardy as government tro... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 07 2014]
Clashes broke out Sunday outside the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, throwing the freshly forged ceasefire agreement between government troops and Russian-backed separatists into further doubt. At least two houses blazed in the rural village ...
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