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My Body, My Rights

Amnesty International has launched a campaign to help protect the rights all people have to their bodies. Women and girls are especially vulnerable to human rights violations regarding their sexual and reproductive health. 569 mots de plus

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« I’m not going to hide my concerns about this. »@JRug asked Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson about British arms exports to Saudi Arabia. pic.twitter.com/Cg1ymzWJo9

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"Smart on Crime" not "Tough on Crime"

Russell Marks, Crime & Punishment: Offenders and Victims in a Broken Justice System, Redback Quarterly, 2015

Do we just want vengeance on people who commit crimes, or do we want  to stop them reoffending after their sentence? 571 mots de plus


Amnesty International Report On Nigeria: Torture and Other Ill Treatment In The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

DCP Don N. Awunah, Abuja: The attention of the Nigeria Police has been drawn to the Amnesty International Report published on 20th September, 2016, captioned “NIGERIA: YOU HAVE SIGNED YOUR DEATH WARRANT” special Police Squad ‘get rich’ torturing detainees and demanding bribes in exchange for freedom”. 915 mots de plus


Xia Lin, a human rights lawyer who defended Ai Weiwei, was sentenced to 12 years in jail

Lawyer Xia Lin was sentenced to 12 years in jail on Thursday (Sept. 22), sending the latest chill through the much-battered legal community in China, which is suffering under a relentless two year crackdown that has seen hundreds of human rights lawyers arrested. 331 mots de plus

Olvassunk... nekünk csak ennyit kell kibírni

Maros András – Parti Nagy Lajos – Karafiáth Orsolya – Dragomán György – Gerlóczy Márton – Tasnádi István – Vámos Miklós – Kemény Zsófi – Simon Márton – Kiss Tibor Noé: … 674 mots de plus


Neve: Mr. Trudeau, it's time to deliver justice for torture victims Almalki, Elmaati and Nureddin

On Oct. 21, 2008, when I sat with Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad Abou-Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin after the release of the report from the inquiry into their cases that had been conducted for two years by former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci, I was sure that they would soon see justice for what they had been through. 720 mots de plus