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8,500 Prisoners Granted Amnesty In Myanmar

8,500 Prisoners Granted Amnesty In Myanmar

🕔14:29, 17.Apr 2018

“I really would like to say many thanks to the president. And I wish he will be successful in his peace process,” Saw War Lay said, referring to government efforts to reach an agreement with all the ethnic minorities to end decades of conflict. “But I am so sad for those prisoners who (are) still inside.”

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Ahed Tamimi 17 Year-Old Palestinian Jailed For 8 Months By Israeli Authorities

Ahed Tamimi 17 Year-Old Palestinian Jailed For 8 Months By Israeli Authorities

🕔10:19, 23.Mar 2018

Ahed Tamimi was arrested on 19 December 2017 after her mother, Nariman Tamimi, also a prominent activist, posted the footage of her altercation with Israeli soldiers online. Nariman Tamimi was arrested later that day, while Ahed’s cousin, Nour Tamimi, was arrested the following morning.

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Spanish Law Article 578 Calls Rappers Terrorist, Jails Them for Political Satire Songs

Spanish Law Article 578 Calls Rappers Terrorist, Jails Them for Political Satire Songs

🕔11:01, 14.Mar 2018

“Sending rappers to jail for song lyrics and outlawing political satire demonstrates how narrow the boundaries of acceptable online speech have become in Spain,” said Esteban Beltrán, Director of Amnesty International Spain. READ MORE.

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Turnbull Unveils Plan For Australia to Become World’s Top 10 Arms Sellers

Turnbull Unveils Plan For Australia to Become World’s Top 10 Arms Sellers

🕔09:00, 29.Jan 2018

Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia, Tim Costello says: “There is only one purpose in making a weapon and that is to kill someone with it. Do we really want that to be what people think of when they see the brand ‘made in Australia’?”

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Deaths, Bloods on Nigeria Streets: Amnesty Calls On Buhari to End Gruesome Killings

Deaths, Bloods on Nigeria Streets: Amnesty Calls On Buhari to End Gruesome Killings

🕔17:09, 10.Jan 2018

Responding to a spate of killings in Nigeria over the past week by herdsmen, ethnic militias and cult groups which have left dozens dead across parts of Benue, Kaduna, Rivers and Taraba States, the Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, in a statement expressed disappointment that no one has been brought to book. According to him, the government must make better use of its resources to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Amnesty Calls on UK Theresa May to Recover Lost Files From Kew National Archives

Amnesty Calls on UK Theresa May to Recover Lost Files From Kew National Archives

🕔11:20, 27.Dec 2017

Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty International’s Northern Ireland Programme Director, said: “Amnesty is deeply concerned at reports that potentially crucial evidence of possible human rights violations in Northern Ireland and elsewhere is being allowed to vanish from The National Archives. Victims of human rights abuses in Northern Ireland have a right to full disclosure of what happened to them and their loved ones at the hands of the state.

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