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As United Arab Emirates Pulls Out Of Brutal Yemen War, Is It Now Saudi Arabia ‘s?

By Thembisa Fakude | Twitter: @fakudet | – The war in Yemen is entering its fifth year with no solution in sight. Every day thousands of people, including women and children, are injured and maimed. According to Amnesty International,...
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Social Media

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If The U.s. Won’t End Gun Violence, It Should At Least Pay For The Survivor’s Recovery

Amnesty International argues that gun violence is a human rights violation, and the U.S. should compensate shooting victims for failing to protect them. Survivors of gun violence often endure a struggle that extends long after the shooting. They...
Related topics: Human Rights

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Uae Royal Could Be Linked To Mohammed Morsi’s Death, French Former Spy Chief Claims

Egyptian authorities maintain that Mohammed Morsi died of natural causes, but some critics, including human rights group Amnesty International, suggested that he could have been denied access to proper medical care and called for an investigation.
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‘enemies Of The State’: Iran’s Crackdown On Human Rights Lawyers Is Ramping Up

Iran is continuing their civil rights crackdown as a new spate of sentencing and punishment has been handed down against several human rights lawyers and activists. Amnesty International reports that most recently Iranian human rights...
Related topics: Iran, Human Rights, Activism

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Chinese Dissidence From Tiananmen To Today

  Amnesty International protests in front of the Chinese Embassy in Brussels, 2009. (Thierry Roge / Courtesy Reuters) On June 5, 1989, the day after the bloody crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, Fang Lizhi, a prominent astrophysicist, and...
Related topics: Protests, Belgium, Brussels, Reuters

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Sweden's Self-inflicted Mess

Authored by Judith Bergman via The Gatestone Institute, According to an Amnesty International report, in Sweden, rape investigations are under-prioritized, there are "excessively long waiting times for the results of DNA analyses", there is not...
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Amnesty Suspends Zimbabwe Branch After Fraud Probe

Amnesty International on Thursday suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first ever such move by the rights advocacy group. Amnesty issued a statement saying "an extensive forensic audit was conducted in...
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Amnesty Int’l Charges Myanmar Military With New Abuses

Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine
Related topics: Myanmar, Military, Human Rights

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A Review Of Amnesty International’s “toxic” Work Culture Has Led To Five Bosses Resigning

Five members of Amnesty International’s leadership team are on their way out, following a damning report about what’s been described as the human-rights organization’s “toxic” culture. After two employees died by...
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Amnesty Urges U.s. To Pay Reparations To Syrians After Killing 1,600 Civilians In Assault On Raqqa

Amnesty International is calling for the United States to pay reparations to survivors of the U.S.-led military coalition attack on Raqqa. A recent investigation by Amnesty International and Airwars showed the U.S.-led coalition killed more than...
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Amnesty International Marks Nakba Day With Palestinian Refugees' Testimonies Detailing 'seven...

Jessica Corbett, staff writerOn the eve of Nakba Day, which commemorates the mass displacement of Palestinians due to the creation of Israel in 1948, Amnesty International shared new testimonies from Palestinian refugees and urged people around the...
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Creators Of Whatsapp Attack Software Face Lawsuit From Amnesty International

This week a spyware attack was launched on WhatsApp. Now the Israeli firm linked to that attack is facing a lawsuit from human rights NGO Amnesty International, alleging their software has been used to surveil human rights defenders. The post...
Related topics: Lawsuits, Human Rights

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Amnesty International Accuses Maduro Of Crimes Against Humanity

The human rights group Amnesty International says it believes the Maduro regime committed crimes against humanity in Venezuela and wants the International Criminal Court to investigate. “Faced with grave human rights violations, shortages of...
Related topics: International Criminal Court, Human Rights, Venezuela

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Saudi Arabia Puts To Death 37 People In Mass Execution

Amnesty International is calling the executions a "shocking execution spree."
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Us-led Coalition Killed Over 1,600 Civilians In Syria's Raqqa - Amnesty

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - An 18-month-long long investigation has revealed that the US-led coalition killed more than 1,600 civilians during its campaign to capture the Syrian city of Raqqa, rights watchdog Amnesty International said in a press release...
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Forget Iran & Saudi Arabia, China Dominates The World Executions League Table

Great news, world citizens, 2018 saw a 31 percent decrease in executions, according to Amnesty International's annual review of countries using the death penalty. Excluding China, 690 people are known to have been executed around the world, a...
Related topics: Iran, Saudi Arabia, China

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Prominent Rights Groups To Join Legal Challenge Of Uk Arms Exports To Riyadh

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three major human rights watchdogs — Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Rights Watch UK — will join the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) in court this week to appeal a 2017 ruling that permitted the United Kingdom...
Related topics: Human Rights, United Kingdom, Russia, Moscow

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Palestinian Court In Hamas-ruled Gaza Affirms Freedom Of Press

Gaza City (AFP) – A Palestinian journalist was acquitted on appeal over an investigative report about corruption in the Gaza Strip Monday, according to Amnesty International and a campaign group. In a 2016 report for Al-Araby TV, Hajar Harb...
Related topics: Hamas, Gaza Strip, Palestine

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Amnesty International Lays Environmental Blame At Battery Industry's Feet - Roadshow

In addition to increased pollution due to battery cell production, the report faults the battery industry for not doing enough to prevent human rights violations.
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The Hidden U.s. Air War In Somalia: Amnesty Accuses U.s. Of Possible War Crimes For Civilian Deaths

Amnesty International is accusing the United States of covering up civilian casualties in its secretive air war in Somalia targeting the militant group al-Shabab. The U.S. has carried out over 100 strikes in Somalia since 2017. For years the...
Related topics: Somalia, Pentagon

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