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techcentral.ie
In a free landa new issue. The US has been here before when the government responded to heavy
In a free land
techcentral.ie / Posted 15 minutes ago
a new issue. The US has been here before when the government responded to heavy lobbying from companies and announced an amnesty on overseas profits in 2004. The companies responded by bringing stacks of cash back and investing the money they... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Branson says no to death penalty, urges new admin to think twiceFiesta Veloso was granted a last-minute reprieve. Despite calls against it, ex
Branson says no to death penalty, urges new admin to think twice
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 minutes ago
Fiesta Veloso was granted a last-minute reprieve. Despite calls against it, executions have been on the rise globally, Amnesty International said in its latest report. In 2015, the non-government human-rights organization said those executed—... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Inaugurates Committee On Peace in Niger Deltacommittee is headed by the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and
FG Inaugurates Committee On Peace in Niger Delta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 43 minutes ago
committee is headed by the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Maj. Gen. Paul Boroh while the Nigerian Navy will serve as the operational coordinator. Other agencies on... Read more
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DW
Concerns grow about abuses, war crimes in Syria |on the country's future, as well as Bashar al-Assad's government, flounder in E
Concerns grow about abuses, war crimes in Syria |
DW / Posted 43 minutes ago
on the country's future, as well as Bashar al-Assad's government, flounder in Europe. According to a recent report by Amnesty International, Syrian rebel groups may have actually used chemical weapons in Sheikh Maqsoud in early April, one in a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Settle divisive issues at the ballot box AMNESTY claimed in your newspaper (May 23) that 68% of Northern Ireland peopl
Settle divisive issues at the ballot box
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 52 minutes ago
AMNESTY claimed in your newspaper (May 23) that 68% of Northern Ireland people supports same-sex marriage. That may or may not be true (though I would doubt it). However, what an opportunity just missed at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Formulate Strategic Plan to Curb Niger Delta Militancyof Information and Culture, Defence, Petroleum Resources, and the Department of
FG to Formulate Strategic Plan to Curb Niger Delta Militancy
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
of Information and Culture, Defence, Petroleum Resources, and the Department of State Service (DSS). Others are the Amnesty Office, Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Pressures Behind the Decision to Close Dadaabat the Dadaab refugee camp for 25 years, receiving praise from international or
The Pressures Behind the Decision to Close Dadaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
at the Dadaab refugee camp for 25 years, receiving praise from international organisations. In fact, Kenyans are among those considered most welcoming to refugees, according to an Amnesty International report which calls for the government do do mo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tompolo of Niger Delta - Between Dialogue and Confrontationsources, persuaded the peace-loving President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, a Muslim Nor
Tompolo of Niger Delta - Between Dialogue and Confrontation
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
sources, persuaded the peace-loving President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, a Muslim Northerner from Katsina State to endorse the Amnesty Agreement. The elusive Tompolo and other ex-militant leaders emerged from their hideouts and agreed tothe Amnesty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On Niger Delta AvengersSeveral years since the Amnesty Programme unveiled by President Umaru Yar'adua
On Niger Delta Avengers
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Several years since the Amnesty Programme unveiled by President Umaru Yar'adua administration brought relative peace to the Niger Delta region, restiveness and destructive militancy have returned through the activities of a new group that calls... Read more
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Mashable
Poignant video shows refugees and Europeans staring at each other for 4 minutesof uninterrupted eye contact brings people closer to each other better than eve
Poignant video shows refugees and Europeans staring at each other for 4 minutes
Mashable / Posted 3 hours ago
of uninterrupted eye contact brings people closer to each other better than everything else. In the clip, produced by Amnesty international Poland and Polish ad agency DDB&Tribal, recently arrived refugees from Somalia and Syria meet for the... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Forsyth deputy uses Narcan to save teen from heroin overdoseand drug prevention groups throughout Georgia after a 2014 law was passed allow
Forsyth deputy uses Narcan to save teen from heroin overdose
Forsyth County News / Posted 4 hours ago
and drug prevention groups throughout Georgia after a 2014 law was passed allowing its distribution. The 911 medical amnesty law also allows people to call 911 if they are with someone who may be overdosing without fear of being arrested for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Death Penalty Is Not the Solution to Kidnapping in Nigeriarecourse to the death penalty is in reality a symptom of failure in governance.
The Death Penalty Is Not the Solution to Kidnapping in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
recourse to the death penalty is in reality a symptom of failure in governance. Rather than expanding the death penalty, the Senate should abolish it altogether. By Oluwatosin Popoola is Amnesty International's Advocate/Adviser on the death pe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Renewed Bombing - Boroh Relocates to N/D Creeks, to Meet With Militantsthe Federal Government will not reward criminals with medals under the guise of
Renewed Bombing - Boroh Relocates to N/D Creeks, to Meet With Militants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the Federal Government will not reward criminals with medals under the guise of seeking peace. This has come just at the Amnesty Coordinator has indicated his resolve to move into the creeks of the Niger Delta to hold peace talks with aggrieved... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ENI Declares Force Majeure After Nigerian Pipeline AttackChevron and Nigeria's state-run oil firm. The Niger delta region was plagued b
ENI Declares Force Majeure After Nigerian Pipeline Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Chevron and Nigeria's state-run oil firm. The Niger delta region was plagued by attacks on oil facilities and personnel in the 2000s by militants seeking a fairer share of the region's oil wealth, until a government amnesty was introduced in... Read more
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DW
Report: EU fuels killings in Egypt with 'bonanza of arms supplies' |Human rights watchdog Amnesty International on Wednesday accused several EU mem
Report: EU fuels killings in Egypt with 'bonanza of arms supplies' |
DW / Posted 5 hours ago
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International on Wednesday accused several EU member states of contributing to "internal repression" in Egypt through arms transfers. "Almost half of European Union member states have flouted an EU-wide suspension on... Read more
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Zawya
INSIGHT-As fighters return from Libya, Tunisia faces growing challengecreated fertile ground for jihadist recruiters. Hundreds of Islamist militants
INSIGHT-As fighters return from Libya, Tunisia faces growing challenge
Zawya / Posted 5 hours ago
created fertile ground for jihadist recruiters. Hundreds of Islamist militants were freed from prison as part of an amnesty for those detained under Ben Ali. Ultra-conservative salafists began to flex their muscle, seizing control of mosques... Read more
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News Mail
Donaldson launches reptile amnestyyour get-out-of-jail-free card. Agriculture Minister and Member for Bundaberg
Donaldson launches reptile amnesty
News Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
your get-out-of-jail-free card. Agriculture Minister and Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson today launched a reptile amnesty ahead of tough new biosecurity laws starting on July 1. Until June 10, you can now hand over non-native exotic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Death penalty increasingpenalty, or at least a temporary stay through a moratorium, still seems to be q
Death penalty increasing
Times of Malta / Posted 6 hours ago
penalty, or at least a temporary stay through a moratorium, still seems to be quite a long way off. According to a recent Amnesty International report, 1,634 people were known to have executed in 25 countries during 2015. This figure represents a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EU arms exports to Egypt fuel killings, torture: AmnestyNICOSIA - Amnesty International has accused nearly half of the European Union's
EU arms exports to Egypt fuel killings, torture: Amnesty
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
NICOSIA - Amnesty International has accused nearly half of the European Union's members of fuelling killings and torture among other abuses in Egypt through arms exports, in a report issued on Wednesday. Amnesty said 12 out of 28 EU countries had... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Pen mightier than sword for AmnestyThis year marks 55 years since Peter Benenson founded Amnesty International in
Pen mightier than sword for Amnesty
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
This year marks 55 years since Peter Benenson founded Amnesty International in response to the unjust imprisonment of two students in Portugal who raised their glasses to toast liberty. WRITING WRONGS: Amnesty International Wollongong members Jane... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
17 Republicans vie for nominationR-Tenn., U.S. Rep. Fred Heineman, R-N.C. Top Three Issues: Fig
17 Republicans vie for nomination
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
R-Tenn., U.S. Rep. Fred Heineman, R-N.C. Top Three Issues: Fighting gutless Republican leaders, stopping amnesty, ending the insanity of deficit spending.

Statement: "I am going to Congress to kick butt, not... Read more

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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Kalamazoo Co. court hosting ‘Amnesty Day’ for people with outstanding warrantsKALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Kalamazoo County courthouse is having an “Amnesty Day” t
Kalamazoo Co. court hosting ‘Amnesty Day’ for people with outstanding warrants
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Kalamazoo County courthouse is having an “Amnesty Day” this Thursday that can help some people who have outstanding warrants. The plan is to help people clear the slate on warrants for failure to pay. It will also provide... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 9 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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The Washington Times
LLEWELLYN KING: Fixing the immigration standoffANALYSIS/OPINION: By and large, liberals favor amnesty for undocumented immigr
LLEWELLYN KING: Fixing the immigration standoff
The Washington Times / Posted 9 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: By and large, liberals favor amnesty for undocumented immigrants, followed by some kind of path, mostly undefined, to citizenship. Conservatives do not believe in rewarding crime — no amnesty, no citizenship — and favor... Read more
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Salon.com
Rights group urges halt of arms deals to Egypt over abusesCAIRO (AP) — Britain-based Amnesty International is calling on European Union m
Rights group urges halt of arms deals to Egypt over abuses
Salon.com / Posted 10 hours ago
CAIRO (AP) — Britain-based Amnesty International is calling on European Union member states to halt arms sales to Egypt over human rights abuses it characterizes as “fueling killings and torture.” In a Wednesday statement, it said that almost half... Read more
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USA Today
Vietnam at a crossroadsto meet with Obama in Hanoi. Human Rights Watch estimates there are more than 1
Vietnam at a crossroads
USA Today / Posted 11 hours ago
to meet with Obama in Hanoi. Human Rights Watch estimates there are more than 100 political dissidents held in Vietnam, and Amnesty International condemned the recent arrest of six activists who had been protesting the government’s indifferent... Read more
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My EastText
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
My EastText / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementgain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts an
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 hours ago
gain. "It is a deal that can only be implemented with the hardest of hearts and a blithe disregard for international law," Amnesty International said in April. The deal, however, has managed to make a noticeable dent in arrivals on Greek shores,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Joma: I’ll be home in Julyfounder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison will be back home in July, in time for the rele
Joma: I’ll be home in July
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison will be back home in July, in time for the release of political prisoners in the general amnesty promised by presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. “I will probably go to Manila in July to celebrate the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to free political prisonersas long as we deal in good faith,” the presumptive President-elect said. “That
Duterte to free political prisoners
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
as long as we deal in good faith,” the presumptive President-elect said. “That will be part either of a pardon or amnesty. Usually, if it’s a large number of people, it is an amnesty,” he said, adding that all charges would be... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Child abuse victims make emotional appeal to Arlene Foster over right to compensationJanuary but its chairman, Sir Anthony Hart, has already said he will be recomme
Child abuse victims make emotional appeal to Arlene Foster over right to compensation
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
January but its chairman, Sir Anthony Hart, has already said he will be recommending compensation. Patrick Corrigan of Amnesty International urged the new Executive to start arranging the common experience payment immediately. "There is no... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Incoming president Duterte’s peace offer to the CPPoffer of peace and participation. Duterte indicated he is prepared to release p
Incoming president Duterte’s peace offer to the CPP
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
offer of peace and participation. Duterte indicated he is prepared to release political prisoners, give the rebels amnesty and invite their participation in four important departments of the government (Labor (DOLE), Land Reform (DAR),... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ministers investigating claim UK made cluster bomb used by Saudi Arabia in Yemenclaims Saudi Arabia used a UK-made cluster bomb in Yemen. Cluster bombs are ba
Ministers investigating claim UK made cluster bomb used by Saudi Arabia in Yemen
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
claims Saudi Arabia used a UK-made cluster bomb in Yemen. Cluster bombs are banned under international law, but Amnesty International say they found evidence on a recent visit to the country of a UK-made cluster bomb having been used by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN, Turkey disappointed G7 leaders skipped humanitarian conferenceTurkey, which Erdogan said was the world's second-biggest donor, did not. Sali
UN, Turkey disappointed G7 leaders skipped humanitarian conference
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
Turkey, which Erdogan said was the world's second-biggest donor, did not. Salil Shetty, secretary general of rights group Amnesty International, said without any binding documents and only voluntary commitments, the summit in Istanbul was a... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive — Steve King: Remembering Iowa’s Sarah Root, 21-Year-Old Killed By Illegal Alienbut President Obama’s commitment to lawless immigration policy is making that t
Exclusive — Steve King: Remembering Iowa’s Sarah Root, 21-Year-Old Killed By Illegal Alien
Breitbart / Posted 16 hours ago
but President Obama’s commitment to lawless immigration policy is making that tragedy the new normal. In the push for amnesty for criminals, the president has ignored the price paid by victims. Now the victims are having their say. Recently... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte meets Reds’ emissariesalso vowed to release hundreds of political prisoners including NDFP consultant
Duterte meets Reds’ emissaries
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
also vowed to release hundreds of political prisoners including NDFP consultants either through pardon or general amnesty. Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments which are... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK-made cluster bombs may have been used in Yemenhave been deployed with Saudi Arabia having denied using cluster bombs. Minist
UK-made cluster bombs may have been used in Yemen
heraldscotland / Posted 17 hours ago
have been deployed with Saudi Arabia having denied using cluster bombs. Ministers also suggested that the bomb found by Amnesty International could be from a previous conflict in the region. However, "fresh assurances" are now being sought by... Read more
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Swissinfo
Loopholes persist amid lethal drug export bansintermediary. Both companies had pledged that its drugs would never be used to
Loopholes persist amid lethal drug export bans
Swissinfo / Posted 18 hours ago
intermediary. Both companies had pledged that its drugs would never be used to administer capital punishment. According to Amnesty International, all death sentences carried out in the US in 2015 were performed using lethal injections. Last year,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Obama chides Vietnam for poor human rights recordvisit, the Vietnamese authorities, shamefully, are carrying out their repressiv
Obama chides Vietnam for poor human rights record
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 hours ago
visit, the Vietnamese authorities, shamefully, are carrying out their repressive business as usual,” said Rafendi Djamin, Amnesty International’s director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Obama, who ends his three-day visit Wednesday, also... Read more
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