Salil Shetty

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Name: Salil Shetty
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Amnesty International calls for MINURSO to monitor human rights in Western Sahara

(SPS) - Amnesty International has urged the United Nations Security Council to extend the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to include human rights monitoring.Security Council "must extend" MINURSO's mandate, Salil ... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

UN peacekeeping force in Western Sahara must monitor human rights (Amnesty International)

(SPS) The UN Security Council must expand the mandate of its peacekeeping force in Western Sahara to include sustained human rights monitoring, said Amnesty International, amid clampdowns on peaceful protests and reports of activists tortured in custody ... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

AI asks UN to expand MINURSO mandate to include human rights monitoring

(SPS) - Amnesty International (AI) asked Friday the UN Security Council to expand the mandate of its peacekeeping force in Western Sahara, MINURSO, to include sustained human rights monitoring, noting that since MINURSO mandate was renewed last year the ... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Middle East Leads Global Execution Spike

RSS Amnesty International’s latest global report on the death penalty, "," finds that a number of nations in the Middle East have fueled a spike in global figures with a spree of executions. Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia alone accounted for almost 80% of ... [Published High Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

The world still failing to act despite Rwanda genocide shame

The international community has collectively failed to act on the lessons of the Rwandan genocide, said Amnesty International today as the world marks the 20th anniversary of the human catastrophe which left around 800,000 dead.Twenty years later, echoes ... [Published Amnesty International UK - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

The world still failing to act despite Rwanda genocide shame

The international community has collectively failed to act on the lessons of the Rwandan genocide, said Amnesty International today as the world marks the 20th anniversary of the human catastrophe which left around 800,000 dead.“In 1994, the world was ... [Published Amnesty International - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 24 reports

Executions on the rise, led by China: Amnesty

The number of known executions worldwide rose to at least 778 last year following a surge in Iraq and Iran, Amnesty International said yesterday, but China remains the world’s biggest state executioner by far.Beijing is thought to have killed thousands ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 5 reports

Global Executions Rise With Help From Iran and Iraq

China is still the world leader in executionsA steep rise in the number of people executed in Iran and Iraq caused the total number of executions worldwide to rise 15 percent last year, Amnesty International said Thursday.Almost 80 percent of all known ... [Published Time - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Culture of Fear, Made in Russia - By Salil Shetty

Ukraine has a lingering human rights predicament -- but an even grimmer one awaits Crimea. ... [Published Foreign Policy - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Time for world to work together over N Korea atrocities

Editor’s note: Salil Shetty is secretary general of Amnesty International. The views expressed are his own. The resounding victory for Kim Jong Un in North Korea’s parliamentary ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Time for world to work together over North Korea atrocities

By Salil Shetty, Special to CNNEditor’s note: Salil Shetty is secretary general of Amnesty International. The views expressed are his own.The resounding victory for Kim Jong$ Un in North Korea’s parliamentary elections this past week reflects the$ “absolute ... [Published CNN - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Private corporations called upon to increase their financial support of education

Salil Shetty, secretary general of Amnesty International, left, listens to Rebecca Winthrop, director of the Brookings Institution, during a panel discussion at the Global Education and Skills Forum. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 17 2014]

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Amnesty International calls for MINURSO to moni... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 14 2014]
UN peacekeeping force in Western Sahara must mo... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 12 2014]
AI asks UN to expand MINURSO mandate to include... [Published Sahara Press Service - Apr 11 2014]
Western Sahara: UN Peacekeeping Force in Wester... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
UN peacekeeping force in Western Sahara must mo... [Published Amnesty International - Apr 11 2014]
Western Sahara: UN peacekeeping force in Wester... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Grosvenor House Hosts Prestigious ‘The Asian Aw... [Published Asian Today - Apr 10 2014]
Jackie Chan, Ahmed Kathrada, Irrfan Khan, Norah... [Published Prlog - Apr 09 2014]
Middle East Leads Global Execution Spike [Published High Times - Apr 09 2014]
Jasmine Dotiwala: Asian Awards Show Global Pow... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 08 2014]
The world still failing to act despite Rwanda g... [Published Amnesty International UK - Apr 07 2014]
Rwanda: The World Still Failing to Act Despite ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
The world still failing to act despite Rwanda g... [Published Amnesty International - Apr 07 2014]
The ten most brutal places in the world: Amnest... [Published Care2 - Apr 01 2014]
France appoints 'top cop' interior minister as PM [Published EUobserver - Apr 01 2014]
World execution toll rose in 2013: Amnesty [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Apr 01 2014]
Brazilian Police, Military Take Over Rio Slums ... [Published Think Progress - Mar 30 2014]
China is Believed to Execute 1000s of People Ev... [Published China Digital Times - Mar 29 2014]
Fewer Americans want the death penalty, but mor... [Published Deseret Morning News - Mar 28 2014]
Ghana: Amnesty International Launches Global De... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 28 2014]
Execution Worldwide Up by 15%, Amnesty Internat... [Published International Business Times Canada - Mar 28 2014]
Report: Executions rise in 2013 [Published Nine O'Clock - Mar 27 2014]
Executions on the rise, led by China: Amnesty [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 27 2014]
Governments still executing on wrong side of hi... [Published CNN - Mar 27 2014]
India’s only execution in 2013 violated interna... [Published The Hindu - Mar 27 2014]
Eye on Iran: Iran Heads for 5th Month of Oil Ex... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 27 2014]
Iran and Iraq 'killing sprees' hike global deat... [Published EuroNews - Mar 27 2014]
48 years on death row: Japanese man finally rel... [Published Channel 4 - Mar 27 2014]
Global Executions Rise With Help From Iran and ... [Published Time - Mar 27 2014]
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A steep rise in the number of people executed in Iran and Iraq caused the total number of executions worldwide to rise 15 percent last year, Amnesty International said Thursday. Almost 80 percent of all known executions were recorded in only three ...
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A steep rise in the number of people executed in Iran and Iraq caused the total number of executions worldwide to rise 15 percent last year, Amnesty International said Thursday. Almost 80 percent of all known executions were recorded in only three ...
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