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AG's opinion sought on action against journalists

The recommendations of the privileges committee of the Legislative Assembly, sentencing journalists Ravi Belagere and Anil Raj to one-year imprisonment with a fine of Rs 10,000 for breach of privilege,..
Deccan Herald

Racist bigots getting away with hate crime because police aren't trained well enough

racist bigots getting away with hate crime because police aren't trained well enough
Amnesty International say many victims in the country do not want to come forward because of poor policing.
Daily Record

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News video: UAE denies Human Rights Watch report on secret prisons in Yemen

UAE denies Human Rights Watch report on secret prisons in Yemen 02:28

Amnesty International has called on the UN for an investigation into allegations that the UAE and its allied Yemeni security forces detained and tortured hundreds of people.
Source: Al Jazeera STUDIO -

News video: Amnesty calls for Trudeau’s help in Hassan Diab case

Amnesty calls for Trudeau’s help in Hassan Diab case 01:47

Amnesty International says the prime minister should use his ‘camaraderie’ with France’s president to push for the release of an Ottawa professor. Hassan Diab is behind bars in France over his..
Source: Canadian Press - Affiliate -

News video: Death Sentence For Facebook Post Amid Pakistan Crackdown Online

Death Sentence For Facebook Post Amid Pakistan Crackdown Online 00:38

CNN has reported that a Pakistan government crackdown on freedom of speech online has reached worrying new levels, activists say, after a young man was sentenced to death over a series of Facebook..
Source: Wochit Headline News -

News video: N Ireland: Probe urged into reports of babies abducted from unmarried females

N Ireland: Probe urged into reports of babies abducted from unmarried females 03:11

Human rights groups are calling for a public inquiry into church-run homes in Northern Ireland after reports that babies of unmarried women and girls were taken from them for adoption and forced to..
Source: Al Jazeera STUDIO -

News video: Crude crunch: OPEC expected to resist pressure to increase output

Crude crunch: OPEC expected to resist pressure to increase output 06:24

All eyes are on Vienna for this week’s OPEC meeting amid a rift between members of the cartel and other major oil producing countries. The issue is the same as at the last meeting in November –..
Source: Euronews English -

 

Morocco: Protest Leader Alleges Police Beat Him

[HRW] Tunis -Police arrested and severely beat the de facto leader of ongoing social protests in Morocco's Rif region, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today, based on an account the..
allAfrica.com

Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) " Amnesty International says rich countries have failed in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan.Muthoni Wanyeki, an Amnesty..
New Zealand Herald Also reported by •DNAFOXNews.com

Donors Failing Almost a Million South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

donors failing almost a million south sudanese refugees in uganda
[AI London] Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International..
WorldNews

Did Trump Revive Failed Cold War Cuba Policy To Buy Rubio’s Loyalty?

Donald Trump has made clear that there’s little room in his “America First” foreign policy for pressure on authoritarian foreign governments—whether Russia, Saudi Arabia, or China—to improve..
Huffington Post

Azerbaijan: Spy Scandal Leaves Trail Of Dead Suspects

azerbaijan: spy scandal leaves trail of dead suspects
By Ron Synovitz (RFE/RL) — Within days of being swept up in a wave of arrests on espionage charges last month, at least four Azerbaijani soldiers and a retired military officer died in custody...
Eurasia Review

Vast majority of Northern Irish people back reform of 'inhumane' abortion law, survey finds

'Abortion is a healthcare and human rights issue,' an Amnesty International spokesperson says
Independent

Fight to free Raif Badawi goes on, five years after his imprisonment

*By The Canadian Press* MONTREAL — Raif Badawi's supporters say they haven't given up the fight to free him as they mark the five-year anniversary of his imprisonment. Badawi was arrested on..
CJME

Lesotho: Amnesty Calls for Justice for Rights Violations

[Lesotho Times] Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on the incoming Thomas Thabane-led coalition government to "act swiftly" to ensure accountability for past human rights..
allAfrica.com

Amnesty Int demands probe in `fraudulent' sale of tribal lands

Amnesty International India today demanded probe into alleged fraudulent sale of tribal lands in Ghargoda development block of Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district.
DNA

Where Have All The Children Gone?

“This is a war against normal life.” So said CNN correspondent Clarissa Ward, describing the situation at this moment in Syria, as well as in other parts of the Middle East. It was one of those..
Huffington Post

Amnesty International rebukes Nigerian military for dropping war crimes inquiry

ABUJA (Reuters) - Amnesty International criticised Nigeria's military on Thursday for dropping an investigation into senior officers accused of war crimes in the northeast during the conflict with..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Amnesty Launches Campaign To Free Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi After 5-Year Imprisonment

amnesty launches campaign to free saudi blogger raif badawi after 5-year imprisonment
Five years ago this week, Saudi Arabian authorities arrested blogger Raif Badawi, 33, for his views on the country’s society in his blog, Free Saudi Liberals Platform, advocating for a change to the..
WorldNews

US Ambassador To Qatar Resigns As Gulf Tensions Rise

US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith says she is stepping down amid a deepening rift among Washington’s Persian Gulf Arab allies. “This month, I end my 3 years as US Ambassador to #Qatar. It..
Eurasia Review

Qatar under fire again over treatment of World Cup workers

Qatar has come under fire again over the treatment of World Cup workers, alleging systematic abuses including forced labour. Amnesty International’s
euronews

Australia pressured on Myanmar war crimes

A report released today by Amnesty International into alleged war crimes and human rights violations in north Myanmar calls on the Australian government to act.
SBS

An NBA Center Faces Imprisonment And Possible Execution In Turkey

Normally, the Oklahoma City Thunder would be trying to find a replacement for Kevin Durant, or figure out how to get past the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs or Houston Rockets. They probably..
Huffington Post

Creativepool disrupts the creative market with the launch of studiocrowd

The global creative network, Creativepool, has launched studiocrowd, an expertly curated and fully managed crowdsourcing platform developed to fulfil the need for diversified and authentic..
PRWeb

Pakistan Sentences Man To Death For 'Blasphemy' On Social Media

Amnesty International says this is the country's harshest sentence yet for a cybercrime related offense. The Pakistani government is pushing a campaign against blasphemy on social media.
NPR

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