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  1. Blis cuts profit, revenue forecasts for 2017Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... Kellyanne Conway captures the media strategy in a nutshell. More>> A chilling new report by Amnesty International exposes the Syrian government's calculated campaign of extrajudicial executions by mass hangings at Saydnaya Prison. Between 2011 and ...

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  2. Hamas sentences 3 to death for 'collaboration' with IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... "excessive application of this punishment in Gaza in light of absence of fair trial guarantees". Amnesty International has in the past called on Hamas to stop the executions of suspected collaborators, saying that the group "must immediately and ...

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  3. Cardet Update: Trial postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... assume that this trial postponement has something to do with the fuss raised over Cardet's case by Amnesty International. . But.don't get your hopes up. given Papa Che's political leanings, it's hard to imagine that he's chastising King Raul for his ...

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  4. Cambridgeshire residents rally in support of EU migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Not Hate, Paul Browne from Cambridge Stays, Tony King from City of Sanctuary, Liesbeth Ten Ham from Amnesty International, plus statements read out on behalf of Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner and the Lib Dem's Julian Huppert. Some workers have also ...

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  5. Exclusive Look Inside Gambia's Mile 2 PrisonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    Al Jazeera was given exclusive access to Gambia's notorious Mile 2 Prison. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch say guards torture, beat and kill prisoners there.

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  6. Tanzania to publish 'list of gay people'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... of 54 countries in Africa, and is punishable by death in Mauritania, Sudan and Somalia, according to Amnesty International. Uganda in 2014 tried to impose the death penalty on those found guilty of being homosexual, however the controversial law was ... 2 comments

  7. Bullies are everywhere, not just in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    ... greater good. Or at least that's the rationale. But torturers can use the same rationale. Last week, Amnesty International released a report about the Saydnaya prison in Syria. In the last four years, at least 5,000, possibly 13,000, prisoners have ...

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  8. Legalized prostitution is saferRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... may sound radical, consider that organizations including the United Nations, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for the same. Like me, these groups suggest this would make prostitution safer, improve health and decrease the ...

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  9. Gardai seize heroin worth a 140,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... in his will which went to probate in Dublin last week. Mr O'Brien, whose mother was secretary to Amnesty International founder Sean MacBride, grew up in Roebuck House in south Dublin with MacBride and MacBride's mother Maud Gonne after his parents ...

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  10. Freedom Rider: Human Rights Industry Protects ImperialismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OpEdNews

    ... industrial complex which speaks for the powerful and tells lies in order to justify their aggressions. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are at the top of this infamous list. They have a pattern and practice of giving cover for regime ...

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  11. Tanzania threatens to publish 'list of gay people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Indian Express

    ... of 54 countries in Africa, and is punishable by death in Mauritania, Sudan and Somalia, according to Amnesty International. Uganda in 2014 tried to impose the death penalty on those found guilty of being homosexual, however the controversial law was ...

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  12. Obinim's video tape shown in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GhanaWeb

    ... brought Ghana's image into disrepute as the country. She alleged that International firms such as Amnesty International called on Ghana government at that time over the video. The complainant who was led in evidence by Deputy Superintendent of ...

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  13. Lay leader of Sidmouth's Unitarian church rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sidmouth Herald

    ... treasurer for the Unitarian Fellowship. For many years, she had been an active volunteer for Oxfam and Amnesty International in Derby and later in Sidmouth. Robert said: "Those who attended the many services she led or contributed to had never known ...

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  14. The perils of elected strongmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Boston.com

    ... war on drugs, in essence, has been a war on the poor," said Rawya Rageh, is a senior crisis adviser at Amnesty International. "This wave of extrajudicial executions targeting people suspected of using or

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  15. Assad vows to retake Raqa and 'every inch' of SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Yahoo!

    ... denied that his government practises torture and reiterated his rejection of recent allegations by Amnesty International of executions and atrocities perpetrated at a prison near Damascus. Assad said Amnesty's "childish report" contained "not a ...

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  16. 'The butchery of the Duterte regime': Shadowy killers continue to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... and who live in poor neighbourhoods," Wilnor Papa, campaign official for the Philippine branch of Amnesty International, told AFP. Papa said unknown assailants were now killing between nine and 10 people daily. This compared with about 30 people a ...

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  17. Add CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    ... Around two-thirds of African countries criminalize consensual same-sex sexual conduct, according to Amnesty International. The health minister also announced that the government was expanding HIV/AIDs services at 3,000 other health centres across ...

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  18. Tanzania stops 40 health centres from offering AIDS servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Brandon Sun

    ... Around two-thirds of African countries criminalize consensual same-sex sexual conduct, according to Amnesty International. The health minister also announced that the government was expanding HIV/AIDs services at 3,000 other health centres across ... 2 comments

  19. 'Shadowy assassins' murder hundreds in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Mail

    ... and who live in poor neighbourhoods,' Wilnor Papa, campaign official for the Philippine branch of Amnesty International said. This compared with about 30 people a day being killed by police and unknown assailants when officers were still leading the ...

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  20. Hong Kong police jailed over attack on democracy protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Mail

    ... his face and body, released by democracy activists, sparked anger and condemnation. Human rights group Amnesty International said the police involved in what appeared to be a 'vicious attack against a detained man' should face justice. Ken Tsang ...

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