Brazil Lower House of Congress on Wednesday approved a bill that reopens a program providing an amnesty against criminal prosecution to Brazilians holding undeclared assets abroad if they pay tax and a fine.
Amnesty International’s said the wave of drugs-related killings since Duterte came to power appeared to be “systematic, planned, organised” by authorities.
Islamic State claimed the 31 December twin bombings in Baghdad that claimed at least 28 lives and led to a further 50 injuries, according to media reports.
Amnesty International accused Nigerian security forces of killing at least 150 peaceful advocates of Biafra‘s secession from Africa’s most populous nation.
Amnesty International called on Nigeria not to demolish more illegal settlements in Lagos as several hundreds of thousands of people could be made homeless.
John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe Director, said the eviction may be part of official crackdown on civil society groups that criticise Kremlin.
Teodorin Obiang, 47, is accused of using public funds to pay for his lavish lifestyle. He has also faced embezzlement charges in the United States.
“The allegations of use of chemical weapons by Sudanese Armed Forces is baseless and fabricated,” Sudanese U.N. Ambassador Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed said.
Amnesty International says Israel should charge or release PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed, who is on a hunger strike.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said there is an “urgent need and expressed desire” to extend amnesty to political prisoners “as an instrument of reconciliation.”
“We are aware the conflict has shown no mercy on women, bringing unimaginable horrors,” Colombia’s lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle said.
Bashar Assad offer coincides with a government offensive which has completely encircled rebels in the eastern part of the city of Aleppo.
It provides pardon to detainees and convicts sentenced until 11 November 2015, who will benefit from this measure until next August.
“I beg to differ (that) Mexico is going in the right direction,” Perseo Quiroz, Amnesty’s executive director in Mexico, told The Canadian Press.
Veja magazine and Amnesty International both came out swinging against the prime minister — the former blasting him as a “narcissistic” pretty boy.
“We saw extensive displacement and destruction that did not occur as a result of fighting,” Amnesty Senior Crisis Advisor Lama Fakih said.
Fyodorov, a member of the ruling United Russia party: Pressure on sex workers has increased lately, said Danilov. “[Police raiding sex workers] wasn’t that common before.” Read more.
LEBANON: Amnesty International Wants Investigation Of Excessive Force Used Against Anti-Government Protesters In Beirut
Amnesty: Lebanon should investigate allegations security personnel used excessive force to disperse anti-government protesters in Beirut. Read more.