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Hindustantimes.com
Top Saudi appeals court upholds death sentences of 14 Shias: Media reporthave confirmed that the men had been moved to prisons in Riyadh and were now wo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 minutes ago
have confirmed that the men had been moved to prisons in Riyadh and were now worried they may be executed at any time. Amnesty International, in a statement on Monday, urged King Salman not to ratify the death sentences. “King Salman’s... Read more
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Canberra Times
Boris Johnson: Britain to seek stronger ties with Australia after Brexitthe actions of the Turkish authorities in arresting and imprisoning journalists
Canberra Times / Posted 23 minutes ago
the actions of the Turkish authorities in arresting and imprisoning journalists and human rights activists, including Amnesty International campaigners. We call on Turkey to release them from pre-trial detention, ensure fair and speedy trials,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pakistan arrests head of village council over girl's rapea village council in central Pakistan for allegedly sanctioning the rape of a t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
a village council in central Pakistan for allegedly sanctioning the rape of a teenage girl, a police spokeswoman said, as Amnesty International urged for a ban on such village councils that incite to crimes against women. Such "honor" crimes are... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Two people killed in on-going violence at Glebelands hostelthe incidents were not immediately available. Police investigations are underw
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
the incidents were not immediately available. Police investigations are underway and no arrests have been made. An Amnesty International report states that 60 people were killed at the hostel between March 2014 and November 2016. A... Read more
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The Age
Boris Johnson: Britain to seek stronger ties with Australia after Brexitthe actions of the Turkish authorities in arresting and imprisoning journalists
The Age / Posted an hour ago
the actions of the Turkish authorities in arresting and imprisoning journalists and human rights activists, including Amnesty International campaigners. We call on Turkey to release them from pre-trial detention, ensure fair and speedy trials,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Boris Johnson: Britain to seek stronger ties with Australia after Brexitthe actions of the Turkish authorities in arresting and imprisoning journalists
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
the actions of the Turkish authorities in arresting and imprisoning journalists and human rights activists, including Amnesty International campaigners. We call on Turkey to release them from pre-trial detention, ensure fair and speedy trials,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambari Urges Govt to Prosecute Sponsors of Violent Crimesbe a system that holds people accountable for their actions. He said sponsors o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
be a system that holds people accountable for their actions. He said sponsors of violence should not be given any form of amnesty but be made to pay for their crimes so as to serve as deterrent to others. He noted that Nigeria has never been in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RMAFC Unearths Over N115 Billion Tax Liabilities Against Govt, Statessigning of an Executive Order by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. With the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
signing of an Executive Order by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. With the scheme, taxpayers are granted a nine-month amnesty to voluntarily declare their assets and pay commensurate tax with a waiver of interest and penalty. A statement... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Samurai sword among 40 blades handed in at Hatfield’s police station during knife amnesty Knives handed in during a previous amnesty in Hertfordshire knife. A police-
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Knives handed in during a previous amnesty in Hertfordshire knife. A police-organised knife amnesty saw 40 blades handed in at Hatfield’s headquarters last... Read more
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express
What is transgender? Donald Trump announced plans to ban trans soldiers from US militaryban “Today's announcement violates human rights of all transgender Americans,"
express / Posted 7 hours ago
ban “Today's announcement violates human rights of all transgender Americans," said Tarah Demant, the director of Amnesty International USA's Gender, Sexuality, and Identity programme. “It lays bare the President's prejudice and... Read more
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Ekklesia
US surveillance makes privacy shield invalid, say human rights groupsRights Watch said yesterday (26 July 2017) in a briefing and letter to the Euro
Ekklesia / Posted 8 hours ago
Rights Watch said yesterday (26 July 2017) in a briefing and letter to the European Commission, published jointly with Amnesty International. The Commission’s 2016 decision approving the Privacy Shield arrangement makes it legal for internet... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland toughens travel advice for Turkeylargest Turkish diaspora. The move followed the recent arrest of a German huma
Swissinfo / Posted 8 hours ago
largest Turkish diaspora. The move followed the recent arrest of a German human rights activist and the director of Amnesty International in Turkey. Switzerland has not officially condemned those arrests nor those of other human rights... Read more
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Ekklesia
Still a long way to go on LGBTI equality, warns Amnestyfull equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) peop
Ekklesia / Posted 9 hours ago
full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in this country and across the world, Amnesty International UK has warned. The Sexual Offences Act, which came into force on 27 July 1967, decriminalised private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Taxation the Alternative to Vanishing Oil Revenue?more adept at tax avoidance and evasion, should be monitored strictly to ensure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
more adept at tax avoidance and evasion, should be monitored strictly to ensure appropriate tax compliance. And when the amnesty period for tax defaulters expires, serial offenders should be fined heavily and jailed for economic sabotage. That... Read more
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Reuters
Three hundred UK charities hit by global crackdown on illegal fundsin the last few years including branches of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and th
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
in the last few years including branches of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. Amnesty International UK in December 2016 published a report criticizing the bank's handling of those closures, which were... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Chinese cops detain 67 in rare Beijing street protestare rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Par
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 hours ago
are rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Party valuing stability above all else. Amnesty International calls for more transparency from China, still the top global executioner in the rights group's annual... Read more
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FOX News
Scaramucci on White House leaks: 'We're going to let people go if we have to'don’t think you can let people go ... just for the sake of letting them go. I t
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
don’t think you can let people go ... just for the sake of letting them go. I think we have to give them ... some level of amnesty to see if they’ll stop and work together. "But I’ll move very quickly if they cannot do that, because I have the... Read more
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WA Today
Chinese cops detain 67 in rare Beijing street protestare rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Par
WA Today / Posted 13 hours ago
are rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Party valuing stability above all else. Amnesty International calls for more transparency from China, still the top global executioner in the rights group's annual... Read more
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The Age
Chinese cops detain 67 in rare Beijing street protestare rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Par
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
are rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Party valuing stability above all else. Amnesty International calls for more transparency from China, still the top global executioner in the rights group's annual... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Chinese cops detain 67 in rare Beijing street protestare rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Par
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
are rare in heavily guarded and affluent Beijing, with the ruling Communist Party valuing stability above all else. Amnesty International calls for more transparency from China, still the top global executioner in the rights group's annual... Read more
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BBC News
Are migrants paying price as EU targets smugglers in the Med?economic" option. And as the EU stepped up its efforts, the death rate was ris
BBC News / Posted 14 hours ago
economic" option. And as the EU stepped up its efforts, the death rate was rising. A string of reports, including by Amnesty International and the UK House of Lords, began drawing links between the anti-smuggling operation, the smugglers'... Read more
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The Star
MPs play biggest role in abolishing death penalty, says activistwere on death row nationwide as of Feb 21. With nine executions in 2016, Malay
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
were on death row nationwide as of Feb 21. With nine executions in 2016, Malaysia is among 23 countries that executed 1,032 people globally. This figure excludes China, which Amnesty International believes executes thousands of peo... Read more
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The Hill
Scaramucci promises more 'dramatic steps' on ousting White House leakersWhite House press aide Michael Short on Tuesday. "I think you have to give peo
The Hill / Posted 15 hours ago
White House press aide Michael Short on Tuesday. "I think you have to give people a chance Sean, give them some level of amnesty to see if they'll stop and work together," Scaramucci said. "But I will move very quickly if they cannot do that,... Read more
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The China Post
These brave LGBT politicians in Japan are pushing for rights and awarenessand gay men were "deficient somehow. It may be attributed to something genetic.
The China Post / Posted 16 hours ago
and gay men were "deficient somehow. It may be attributed to something genetic. I feel sorry for them being a minority."Amnesty International has urged Japan, which is set to host the 2020 Olympics, to immediately end discrimination based on... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
D.A. McMahon calls reported dismissal of more than 500,000 warrants 'unfair'being issued summonses for violating that quality of life," McMahon said in a s
Staten Island Advance / Posted 16 hours ago
being issued summonses for violating that quality of life," McMahon said in a statement. "I believe that issuing blanket amnesty for these offenses is unfair to those citizens who responsibly appear in court and sends the wrong message about the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Charities 'creating privacy risks by collecting private information'donor's choice in respect to opting out," Mr Edwards said. "Compliance with th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
donor's choice in respect to opting out," Mr Edwards said. "Compliance with the code is compulsory for all FIA members." Amnesty International Australia fundraising manager Rachel Walker said they collected details so they could contact donors in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Mexico owns border death truck tragedyMexican consular officials in the U.S. have lobbied aggressively from New York
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
Mexican consular officials in the U.S. have lobbied aggressively from New York to Texas to California for mass amnesty, driver's licenses for illegal immigrants, discounted tuition for illegal immigrant students, and systematic sabotage... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar for Topeka and area events, July 26-Aug. 1, 2017seeking help, but closed to visitors. Information: 200-3450, saatopeka@gmail.co
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
seeking help, but closed to visitors. Information: 200-3450, saatopeka@gmail.com or https://saa-recovery.org/. Furniture Amnesty Day, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., City Park, Poyntz Avenue and 11th Street, Manhattan. Call 587-2404 by Wednesday, July 26,... Read more
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Breitbart
Can Luis Gutierrez Read? A Breitbart Investigationpredicted that George W. Bush would be the last GOP president if Republicans di
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
predicted that George W. Bush would be the last GOP president if Republicans did not join him to pass massive comprehensive amnesty legislation. Read Breitbart News’ original story here. Watch Rep. Gutierrez’s Saturday speech in full below as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NIPA Requests Extension On Taxpayer Amnestyfor taxpayers in arrears to pay, the Namibia Institute of Professional Accounta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
for taxpayers in arrears to pay, the Namibia Institute of Professional Accountants (NIPA) has requested an extension on the amnesty for all taxpayers in the country. NIPA extended the request this week in the wake of an announcement made by the... Read more
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The Christian Post
'Satan Went Through Me the Day I Was Raped': Woman Loses Faith Amid Gang Rapes in South Sudansay they have lost their faith as a result. "Satan went through me the day I w
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
say they have lost their faith as a result. "Satan went through me the day I was raped," a woman named Nyagai said in the Amnesty Intentional "Do not remain silent" report, which was released Monday. Nyagai no longer attends church and has stopped... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Confusion Over Presidential Directive for IOCs to Relocate HeadquartersIOCs, federal government officials, representatives of the nine oil producing s
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
IOCs, federal government officials, representatives of the nine oil producing states in the Niger Delta, and Presidential Amnesty Office, among others. However, none of the representatives could categorically speak on the reported presidential... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Germany, Sweden protest to Turkey over jailing of activistsa raid on a hotel where they were attending a digital security workshop. They
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
a raid on a hotel where they were attending a digital security workshop. They were among six activists, also including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser, who were then jailed last week for allegedly aiding an unspecified armed... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Germany, Sweden protest to Turkey over jailing of activistsa raid on a hotel where they were attending a digital security workshop. They w
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
a raid on a hotel where they were attending a digital security workshop. They were among six activists, also including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser, who were then jailed last week for allegedly aiding an unspecified armed... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Germany, Sweden protest to Turkey over jailing of activistsa raid on a hotel where they were attending a digital security workshop. They w
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
a raid on a hotel where they were attending a digital security workshop. They were among six activists, also including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser, who were then jailed last week for allegedly aiding an unspecified armed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The High Cost of Ignoring Torture in Cameroonthe US military maintains an outpost. An unidentified number of American troops
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the US military maintains an outpost. An unidentified number of American troops are also stationed there. According to Amnesty International, which included it in a recent report on war crimes committed in Cameroon's fight against terrorism,... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Everybody' for Leakingknow if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said the rest of the communications staff had "amnesty" as long as they "stop leaking." Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkish foreign minister in Brussels amid protests over activists' arrestsand on the other side of the so-called journalists who support a terrorist orga
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
and on the other side of the so-called journalists who support a terrorist organisations, you have to separate them”. Amnesty International Europe director John Dalhuisen explained why Amnesty led a protest outside the meeting. “This is a... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Everybody' for Leakingknow if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said the rest of the communications staff had "amnesty" as long as they "stop leaking." Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement... Read more
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NBC New York
Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Everybody' for Leakingknow if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said
NBC New York / Posted yesterday
know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said the rest of the communications staff had "amnesty" as long as they "stop leaking." Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement... Read more
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NBC Washington
Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Everybody' for Leakingknow if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said the rest of the communications staff had "amnesty" as long as they "stop leaking." Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Everybody' for Leakingknow if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said the rest of the communications staff had "amnesty" as long as they "stop leaking." Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] How legal will a 'Zuma amnesty' deal be? Radio 702 | According to the 'Daily Maverick,' a faction within the ANC in su
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Radio 702 | According to the 'Daily Maverick,' a faction within the ANC in support of Ramaphosa has offered to raise the money in exchange for Zuma to step down. Reports emerged last week that a... Read more
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NBC Miami
Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Everybody' for Leakingknow if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. He also said the rest of the communications staff had "amnesty" as long as they "stop leaking." Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
28-day ‘amnesty’ period for Leeds gypsy and traveller convoys as they are allowed onto vacant housing landLeeds is to introduce a 28-day amnesty period for traveller convoys as city bos
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
Leeds is to introduce a 28-day amnesty period for traveller convoys as city bosses bid to reduce the numbers of illegal encampments and the clean-up costs associated with them. The pioneering scheme - thought to be the first of it kind in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦Khartoum, and residents delivered food, until they were ordered by the security
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum, and residents delivered food, until they were ordered by the security service not to feed the students anymore. Amnesty International released an appeal to the Government of Sudan and the security service to stop the blockade against the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Amnesty: Saudi should stop 'bloody execution spree'Amnesty International has urged Saudi Arabia to abandon what it termed a "blood
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Amnesty International has urged Saudi Arabia to abandon what it termed a "bloody execution spree" after 14 more men are set to be executed. The kingdom has already beheaded at least 66 people this year, the rights group said on Monday, as it decried... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
28-day ‘amnesty’ period for Leeds gypsy and traveller convoys as they are allowed onto vacant hosuing landLeeds is to introduce a 28-day amnesty period for traveller convoys as city bos
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
Leeds is to introduce a 28-day amnesty period for traveller convoys as city bosses bid to reduce the numbers of illegal encampments and the clean-up costs associated with them. The pioneering scheme - thought to be the first of it kind in the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Fourteen men are at imminent risk of beheading in Saudi Arabiaof 14 men after a grossly unfair mass trial is a worrying reminder of the count
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
of 14 men after a grossly unfair mass trial is a worrying reminder of the country’s lethal crackdown on dissent, says Amnesty International. The men, who were found guilty of protest-related crimes, now face imminent execution. Samah Hadid,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
EU-Turkey talks fail to ease friction over detentionsthe meeting, human rights activists urged the EU to use the meeting to press An
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
the meeting, human rights activists urged the EU to use the meeting to press Ankara to release detained rights activists. Amnesty International's Turkey director, Idil Eser, and its chair, Taner Kilic, are among those being detained. "Our call is... Read more
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