“We don’t have any other place to go,” Celestine of Otodo-Gbame residents said. “We are a fisherman community and have been here for hundreds of years.”
Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.
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SWAZILAND POLITICS: Civil Society to King Mswati III: Repeal 44 Year Decree Banning Political Parties
The Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN), said that the Tinkhundla Royal decree was “a complete disregard of the peoples will”.
Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty Director of Research said: “Cluster munitions are inherently indiscriminate weapons that inflict unimaginable harm on civilian lives.”
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.
Colombia’s Congress passed a law offering amnesty to Marxist guerrilla fighters accused of minor crimes in the country’s decades-long civil war.
Brazil’s Senate approved an extension of a program allowing Brazilians to repatriate undeclared off-shore assets that collected 46.8 billion reais in taxes.
Amnesty International accused Nigerian security forces of killing at least 150 peaceful advocates of Biafra‘s secession from Africa’s most populous nation.
“I can confirm the government has reached a further third country resettlement arrangement for refugees with United States,” PM Malcolm Turnbull said.
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.
The news comes on the heels of Amnesty International’s “Island of Despair” report, which condemned Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers as torture.
Amnesty : “The conditions on Nauru, refugees’ severe mental anguish, the goal of offshore processing is to coerce people to achieve specific outcome amounts to torture.”
The speaker of Brazil’s lower house of Congress, Rodrigo Maia, said he had scrapped a bill to change a program granting amnesty to Brazilians.
“The allegations of use of chemical weapons by Sudanese Armed Forces is baseless and fabricated,” Sudanese U.N. Ambassador Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed said.
Ibrahim al-Mamari, editor-in-chief Azamn, and deputy and managing editor Youssef al-Balushi, were jailed for 3 years and fined 3,000 rials ($7,800) each.
Amnesty this week created a petition to put pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s regime to free Leopoldo López and an international campaign.