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EuroNews
Second successful sea landing for SpaceXjournalist heading to state secrets trial shot at moments before verdict Angol
Second successful sea landing for SpaceX
EuroNews / Posted 6 minutes ago
journalist heading to state secrets trial shot at moments before verdict Angola activists’ situation ‘worrying,’ says Amnesty International Colombian castaway rescued after two months adrift Turkey won’t change anti-terror laws for EU... Read more
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Island Packet
AP Interview: Rio security head says cuts impact Olympicsin France, Belgium or in the Middle East in the last few years." Rio's policin
AP Interview: Rio security head says cuts impact Olympics
Island Packet / Posted 12 minutes ago
in France, Belgium or in the Middle East in the last few years." Rio's policing tactics have been strongly criticized. Amnesty International said in a statement last week that at least 11 people have been killed in police shootings in Rio's... Read more
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The Columbian
TriMet flooded with calls, emails as TriMet Tickets app woes persist“aware of the app issue” and able to check riders’ accounts for purchased fares
TriMet flooded with calls, emails as TriMet Tickets app woes persist
The Columbian / Posted an hour ago
“aware of the app issue” and able to check riders’ accounts for purchased fares, but it’s stopped short of offering blanket amnesty for riders who don’t have a valid fare. An update on Wednesday wiped out many iPhone users’ fares and passes.... Read more
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CTV News
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 per... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Bahrain faces rare US pressure over jailed rights activistand that of her father, Abdel-Hadi, serving a life sentence for calling for the
Bahrain faces rare US pressure over jailed rights activist
Guardian Unlimited / Posted an hour ago
and that of her father, Abdel-Hadi, serving a life sentence for calling for the overthrow of the Sunni monarchy. Amnesty International has adopted her as a “prisoner of conscience.” Thousands of supporters agree. “My cause is the cause of... Read more
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dna
Kerala Dalit rape and murder: Amnesty calls for independent probe in caseAmnesty International on Friday asked the Kerala authorities to ensure an indep
Kerala Dalit rape and murder: Amnesty calls for independent probe in case
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Amnesty International on Friday asked the Kerala authorities to ensure an independent investigation into allegations of police inaction in a case involving the rape and brutal murder of a 30-year-old Dalit woman in the state. "Police inaction in... Read more
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The Hill
A Mother's Day wishthe track record of human rights abuses that the UAE had been steadily accruing
A Mother's Day wish
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
the track record of human rights abuses that the UAE had been steadily accruing for years. And when Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International issued reports calling my father and brother’s detainment ‘enforced disappearance’ and ‘kidnapping’ I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Accountability and Child Soldiersfor local justice measures and reconciliation. This has precedence, they claim,
Accountability and Child Soldiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
for local justice measures and reconciliation. This has precedence, they claim, as top former LRA commanders were granted amnesty by the Government even though they could easily be charged with hundreds of counts of war crimes themselves. The... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Should prostitution be a crime?supporting sex workers who demand greater rights. But in the last decade, sex-w
Should prostitution be a crime?
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 hours ago
supporting sex workers who demand greater rights. But in the last decade, sex-worker activists have gained new allies. If Amnesty’s international board approves a final policy in favor of decriminalization in the next month, it will join forces... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Nigerian oil rebels 'blow up' Chevron facility Delta stateDelta Avengers group is thought to involve Tompolo's supporters unhappy about t
Nigerian oil rebels 'blow up' Chevron facility Delta state
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
Delta Avengers group is thought to involve Tompolo's supporters unhappy about the charges against him and the winding down of a government amnesty programme that ended the unrest in 2009. But Tompolo has previously said he is not part of the g... Read more
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ECMConnection
Alfresco Again Recognized For Outstanding Customer Servicebillion documents, powering the daily tasks of more than 11 million users world
Alfresco Again Recognized For Outstanding Customer Service
ECMConnection / Posted 7 hours ago
billion documents, powering the daily tasks of more than 11 million users worldwide. Select Alfresco customers include: Amnesty International, Cisco, DAB Bank, FOX, NASA, PGA Tour, and Sony Entertainment. Founded in 2005, Alfresco’s U.S.... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh: Halt imminent execution after Supreme Court upholds death sentence, says Amnesty - newkerala.com #59874authorities should halt the imminent execution of Motiur Rahman Nizami and impo
Bangladesh: Halt imminent execution after Supreme Court upholds death sentence, says Amnesty - newkerala.com #59874
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
authorities should halt the imminent execution of Motiur Rahman Nizami and impose a moratorium on the death penalty, Amnesty International said after the country's Supreme Court rejected his final appeal on Thursday. The Bangladeshi... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 per cent and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Crutch amnesty declared to help Barrow hospital save cashA CRUTCH amnesty has been declared for patients in Barrow after medics at the a
Crutch amnesty declared to help Barrow hospital save cash
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
A CRUTCH amnesty has been declared for patients in Barrow after medics at the area’s hospital found stocks of the essential supports are at an all time low. Patients who suffer a broken or injured leg are often provided with a pair of crutches to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Albinos mutilated in Malawi, activists call for actionwith albinism, including killings and dismemberment since 2014. 'Horrific crim
Albinos mutilated in Malawi, activists call for action
Aljazeera / Posted 7 hours ago
with albinism, including killings and dismemberment since 2014. 'Horrific crimes' Massah's comments come a day after Amnesty International issued a statement in which it described the attacks on Albinos as "ritual killings over the past 18... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 percent and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 percent and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 percent and... Read more
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Island Packet
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
Island Packet / Posted 8 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 percent and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Nigeria, shut down
Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 percent and... Read more
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ABC News
Militants Attack Chevron Oil Facility in Nigeria, Shut Downfishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also
Militants Attack Chevron Oil Facility in Nigeria, Shut Down
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
fishing and agricultural grounds have been ravaged by oil pollution. They also object to the government winding down a 2009 amnesty program paying 30,000 former militants. The amnesty ended attacks that cut Nigerian oil production by 40 percent and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Authorities Must Put End to Killing Spree of People With Albinismto stop the ritual killings of people with albinism following the discovery of
Authorities Must Put End to Killing Spree of People With Albinism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
to stop the ritual killings of people with albinism following the discovery of two more mutilated bodies in the past week, Amnesty International said today. Details were uncovered yesterday of the killing of a 30-year-old woman with albinism,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MSF Pulls Out of World Humanitarian Summitslots, and unanswered questions about who gets to access which zones of the con
MSF Pulls Out of World Humanitarian Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
slots, and unanswered questions about who gets to access which zones of the conference. David Griffiths, head of the Amnesty International secretary-general's office, told IRIN they were hoping to confirm their role and a speaking slot for... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threatsJamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threats
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
Jamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his war-crimes conviction and death sentence. Amnesty International urged Bangladesh to stay Nizami's execution and avoid stoking tensions, noting the court's decision had... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after death threatsJamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after death threats
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Jamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his war-crimes conviction and death sentence. Amnesty International urged Bangladesh to stay Nizami’s execution and avoid stoking tensions, noting the court’s decision had... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rise in number of refugees fleeing S Sudanis exacerbated by failing crops, at a time when food prices are increasing due
Rise in number of refugees fleeing S Sudan
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
is exacerbated by failing crops, at a time when food prices are increasing due to inflation,” said Tsujisawa. ANA spoke to Amnesty International’s (AI) South Sudan researcher Elizabeth Deng shortly before the recent return of former South Sudanese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Militant Group Threatens to Bomb Oil Installations in Tompolo's Hometown If...for the region and all you have done. "The Niger Delta Avengers made it clear
New Militant Group Threatens to Bomb Oil Installations in Tompolo's Hometown If...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
for the region and all you have done. "The Niger Delta Avengers made it clear that we are not part of the Presidential Amnesty programme because the programme is not genuine. We the Niger Delta Avengers have only decided to pick the struggle up... Read more
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Salon.com
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threatsJamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threats
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Jamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his war-crimes conviction and death sentence. Amnesty International urged Bangladesh to stay Nizami’s execution and avoid stoking tensions, noting the court’s decision had... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threatsJamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threats
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Jamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his war-crimes conviction and death sentence. Amnesty International urged Bangladesh to stay Nizami’s execution and avoid stoking tensions, noting the court’s decision had... Read more
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ABC News
Bangladesh Professor Under 24-Hour Armed Guard After ThreatsJamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his
Bangladesh Professor Under 24-Hour Armed Guard After Threats
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
Jamaat-e-Islami opposition party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, seeking a review of his war-crimes conviction and death sentence. Amnesty International urged Bangladesh to stay Nizami's execution and avoid stoking tensions, noting the court's decision had... Read more
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Breitbart
Paul Ryan, Architect of Open Borders, Says He Won’t Back Trump Over Hillarylate-Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Jordan. In 2013, Ryan actively campaigned
Paul Ryan, Architect of Open Borders, Says He Won’t Back Trump Over Hillary
Breitbart / Posted 16 hours ago
late-Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Jordan. In 2013, Ryan actively campaigned on behalf of Marco Rubio and Barack Obama’s amnesty and immigration expansion plan. As House Speaker, Ryan passed an omnibus spending bill which included a massive... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amnesty demands probe into Tawang police firingGUWAHATI: With death of two anti-dam protestors in Arunachal Pradesh turning in
Amnesty demands probe into Tawang police firing
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
GUWAHATI: With death of two anti-dam protestors in Arunachal Pradesh turning into a political slugfest, Amnesty International India asks the authorities to conduct a prompt, impartial and independent criminal investigation into the killing. Two... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
CRA cracks down too hard on average taxpayers, goes easy on rich, Liberals saythe agency to conduct a “blitz” of 800 tax files connected to the Isle of Man.
CRA cracks down too hard on average taxpayers, goes easy on rich, Liberals say
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
the agency to conduct a “blitz” of 800 tax files connected to the Isle of Man. “We do not characterize the KPMG file as an amnesty,” he said. “This matter remains before the court. We are determined to continue to get all of the participants in... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Meridian Police Issuing Fewer Ticketsdoesn't keep up with the amount of tickets that are written from year to year.
Meridian Police Issuing Fewer Tickets
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 18 hours ago
doesn't keep up with the amount of tickets that are written from year to year. City officials have talked about having an amnesty day in order to collect unpaid fines. That would allow citizens with unpaid delinquent fines to have a chance to pay... Read more
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The Irish Times
Gavin McCrea and Lisa McInerney on £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize shortlistin concrete music that sings with internal harmonies.” Rochester has worked fo
Gavin McCrea and Lisa McInerney on £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist
The Irish Times / Posted 19 hours ago
in concrete music that sings with internal harmonies.” Rochester has worked for the BBC’s Portuguese service and for Amnesty International as researcher on Brazil, but it is the landscape of her Devon childhood that features in The House at... Read more
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The Telegraph
Heads roll over Tawang firingSave Mon Region Federation Itanagar, May 5: Heads rolled in Arunachal Pradesh
Heads roll over Tawang firing
The Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
Save Mon Region Federation Itanagar, May 5: Heads rolled in Arunachal Pradesh as civil society organisations protested and Amnesty International India called for an inquiry following Monday's Tawang firing that killed two persons. Arunachal... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Zuma’s Denialism and Betrayaland the ultra-rich to ship their wealth out of the country: we have had the rec
Zuma’s Denialism and Betrayal
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 hours ago
and the ultra-rich to ship their wealth out of the country: we have had the recent announcement of a second tax amnesty (pardoning those who have illegally taken capital out of the country); massive amounts of dividends continue to flow... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior dire
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior director of identity and discrimination unit at Amnesty International. Demant applauded the arrest of people accused of the murder, calling it a “really critical first... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior dire
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior director of identity and discrimination unit at Amnesty International. Demant applauded the arrest of people accused of the murder, calling it a “really critical first... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Complaints of anti-Semitism derail New Albany Amnesty International chapter View LargerProvided photoA poster promoting the Amnesty International club’s f
Complaints of anti-Semitism derail New Albany Amnesty International chapter
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
View LargerProvided photoA poster promoting the Amnesty International club’s first meeting featured a photo of an anti-war protest that included a person holding a “Free... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior dire
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 21 hours ago
be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior director of identity and discrimination unit at Amnesty International. Demant applauded the arrest of people accused of the murder, calling it a “really critical first... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior dire
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’
The Record Searchlight / Posted 21 hours ago
be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior director of identity and discrimination unit at Amnesty International. Demant applauded the arrest of people accused of the murder, calling it a “really critical first... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior dire
Pakistan police arrest 13 for burning girl in ‘honor killing’
Naples Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
be traded or damaged (for family’s reputation),” said Tarah Demant, senior director of identity and discrimination unit at Amnesty International. Demant applauded the arrest of people accused of the murder, calling it a “really critical first... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two albinos found butchered for body parts used in black magic ritualsfor 'witchcraft' after one of... Who are you calling a white elephant? These a
Two albinos found butchered for body parts used in black magic rituals
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
for 'witchcraft' after one of... Who are you calling a white elephant? These amazing pictures... Share this article Amnesty International called on Malawi to stop the ritual killings of albinos after the gruesome discovery of two bodies this... Read more
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Daily Mail
Criminal in Iran to be blinded by having ACID poured over his facecan be waived if the victim chooses to accept more money as reparation. Last y
Criminal in Iran to be blinded by having ACID poured over his face
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
can be waived if the victim chooses to accept more money as reparation. Last year when Saheli's first eye was removed, Amnesty International's Iran researcher Raha Bahreini labelled the punishment 'unspeakably cruel'. 'This punishment exposes... Read more
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Market Watch
A Trump presidency could cause the dollar to rise againdeemed repatriation of corporate cash held overseas at a significantly discount
A Trump presidency could cause the dollar to rise again
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
deemed repatriation of corporate cash held overseas at a significantly discounted tax rate. When the last repatriation amnesty window was opened in 2005, the Fed’s broad real trade-weighted dollar index rose as much as 5%, interrupting a... Read more
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Quartz
The bloody consequences of US hypocrisy are on full display in Yemenvirtually all as a result of airstrikes [that] continue to occur with unaccepta
The bloody consequences of US hypocrisy are on full display in Yemen
Quartz / Posted yesterday
virtually all as a result of airstrikes [that] continue to occur with unacceptable regularity.” Human-rights groups like Amnesty International allege that these indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks in civilian areas may amount to war... Read more
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The Hill
Three things terrorism experts want you to know about countering terrorismshould be working towards inclusive governance and human rights, thus preventin
Three things terrorism experts want you to know about countering terrorism
The Hill / Posted yesterday
should be working towards inclusive governance and human rights, thus preventing the next ISIS. As the participant from Amnesty International noted, countering the next generation of terrorist recruits means “making a safe place for dissent…... Read more
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Reuters
Iraq PM orders probe after Amnesty report on detention centersIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered an investigation on Thursday into
Iraq PM orders probe after Amnesty report on detention centers
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered an investigation on Thursday into a makeshift holding center where Amnesty International said more than 1,000 people were being held without charge in "inhumane and degrading conditions". The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Uganda government bans press coverage of protest movementfamiliar pattern of restricting freedom of expression in a bid to muzzle opposi
Uganda government bans press coverage of protest movement
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
familiar pattern of restricting freedom of expression in a bid to muzzle opposition voices," said Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International's deputy regional director for the East African region. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who took... Read more
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