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Fiji: Bainimarama must end climate of fear

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Fiji: Bainimarama must end climate of fear

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Fiji: Bainimarama must end climate of fear Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama’s eight years in power have seen ongoing serious human rights violations fuel a climate of fear that must be brought to an end, Amnesty International said in a new briefing published ahead of the […]

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Iran: New wave of attacks against journalists as repression escalates

By   /  August 5, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Iran: New wave of attacks against journalists as repression escalates A sharp rise in arrests, prosecutions and imprisonment of independent journalists in Iran signals the authorities’ utter determination to crush hopes for increased freedom heralded by the election of President Hassan Rouhani, said Amnesty International in […]

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Russia: Whistle-blower Edward Snowden trapped without legal protection

By   /  August 5, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Russia: Whistle-blower Edward Snowden trapped without legal protection

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Russia: Whistle-blower Edward Snowden trapped without legal protection     Russia’s one-year permit for the whistle-blower and former US intelligence analyst to stay in the country has expired. © Barton Gellman/Getty Images       The reports that Edward Snowden has been living in Russia with […]

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Israel/OPT: International Criminal Court key to breaking cycle of injustice for war crimes

By   /  August 5, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Israel/OPT: International Criminal Court key to breaking cycle of injustice for war crimes

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Israel/OPT: International Criminal Court key to breaking cycle of injustice for war crimes     Amnesty International has collected compelling evidence of war crimes and other crimes under international law committed by Israel, Hamas and Palestinian armed groups. © EPA/ANP/TOUSSAINT KLUITERS/lln mda       The […]

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Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act struck down in step towards ending discrimination

By   /  August 5, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act struck down in step towards ending discrimination

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act struck down in step towards ending discrimination     Uganda’s Constitutional Court today overturned the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act. © Guy Corbishley / Demotix.       The striking-down of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act is a step towards stopping state-sponsored discrimination in its tracks, said […]

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Azerbaijan: Abysmal record of human rights continues as activist arrested

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Azerbaijan: Abysmal record of human rights continues as activist arrested

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Azerbaijan: Abysmal record of human rights continues as activist arrested The persecution of human rights activists continues unabated in Azerbaijan, in spite of the obligations the country committed to as a member of Council of Europe and currently a chair of its decision making body, the […]

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Israel/Gaza: Attack on UN school in Gaza a potential war crime that must be investigated

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  Amnesty International, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Israel/Gaza: Attack on UN school in Gaza a potential war crime that must be investigated

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Headline: Israel/Gaza: Attack on UN school in Gaza a potential war crime that must be investigated An attack overnight on the Jabaliya elementary school in Gaza, where more than 3,000 displaced civilians had sought refuge, is a possible war crime and should be independently investigated, said Amnesty […]

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