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Controversy over Prostitution at the Amnesty UK AGM

In January, we posted about a motion being brought to the Amnesty International UK (AIUK) AGM in April 2017. The motion called for Amnesty’s current policy… 1 536 mots de plus

Prostitution

The National, Local Natives, 1,000 more to perform in-home concerts for refugee awareness

Photos by ​Ben Kaye and Killian Young

In order to increase awareness and raise funds for the ongoing refugee crisis, Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds… 387 mots de plus

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Updated: Torture and lese majeste

Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists reckon that « Thailand had pledged 10 years ago to respect and protect the rights of all people to be free from torture and other ill-treatment by ratifying the Convention against Torture. 580 mots de plus

JUST IN: Supreme Court reinstates Trump's travel ban

USA. In a victory for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Monday lifted key components of an injunction against the White House’s proposed ban on travel from six majority-Muslim nations, reinstating much of the policy and promising to hear full arguments in October. 685 mots de plus

Politics

Editors' Guild flays jail term for journos: "Gross misuse of powers, privileges of Legislature"

The Editors’ Guild of India has joined Amnesty International and Committee to Protect Journalists in condemning the jail sentence awarded to two tabloid editors in Bangalore by the Privileges Committee of the Karnataka Assembly. 363 mots de plus

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They Were ‘Grilled Alive’: US Government Exposed Running Nazi-Like Torture Program in Yemen

The US is once again facing allegations of torture, this time during the interrogation of detainees in more than a dozen secret prisons in Yemen. 1 246 mots de plus

USA

AMNESTY International Bela Siti Kasim

AMNESTY International melahirkan keprihatinannya atas dakwaan yang dikenakan ke atas Siti Zabedah Kasim @ Siti Kasim, yang menghadapi tuduhan menghalang penjawat awam melaksanakan tugas dan tanggungjawab dalam satu serbuan ke atas pertandingan ratu cantik pondan, di Hotel Renaissance, Kuala Lumpur  pada April  2016. 432 mots de plus