Search Results for: "Amnesty International"

Hadeel Prior To Being Shot - Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)
By IMEMC On Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Amnesty International: Killing Of Hashlamoun Was Extrajudicial Execution

IMEMC : Amnesty International has reported that it obtained evidence indicating that the killing of Hadeel al-Hashlamoun, 18 years of age, by Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on September More...

A "Birds Eye View" of Gaza. Terror and Destruction?
By IMEMC On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

New Amnesty International Report: Israel ‘deliberately and wantonly’ targeted residential towers

Celine Hagbard (IMEMC) : A new report from the international human rights group Amnesty International found that Israeli forces deliberately targeted multi-story apartment buildings in Gaza during the latter part More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

HRW, Amnesty International have no permits to work in Egypt: officials

Samar Samir (TCP) : Neither Human Rights Watch nor Amnesty International have permits to work in Egypt, Hani Mahana, an advisor to the Ministry of Social Solidarity under the former government, told The Cairo Post More...

Pen Kunthea, chased by "security guards" and left to drown after she fell into a river.
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

NGOs Demand Decriminalization of Independent Sex Workers in Cambodia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Several international NGOs including human rights organizations and advocacy groups for sex workers demand that the Cambodian government decriminalize independent sex work, regulate the More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Lawyer of Jailed Egyptian Journalists Union Members: Sentences Will be Appealed

nsnbc : The head of the defense team of prominent jailed Journalists Union members, Shaaban Saeed, used his Twitter account to say that the sentence that was handed down to the head of the union and two other members More...

A dress dries in a refugee settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Alia Haju/Reuters
By nsnbc On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Syrian girls are being pushed into child marriage in Lebanese refugee camps

Gabriella Nassif (TC) : Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. In developing countries, one in every three girls is married before 18; one in nine is married before 15. A dress dries in a More...

By Sharmine Narwani On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Murder of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar: Who pulled the trigger?

Sharmine Narwani (nsnbc) : On September 25, prominent Jordanian journalist and thinker Nahed Hattar was shot dead at close range by an extremist as he walked into Amman’s Palace of Justice to face trial for “insulting More...

By IMEMC On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Organizations Call on Obama to Investigate Israeli Killing of US Citizen

IMEMC : US rights and faith organizations, Wednesday, called on US President Barack Obama to investigate Israeli army killing of a US citizen of Palestinian origins, according to a press release. Fifteen organizations More...

Giulio Regeni
By nsnbc On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization

Daniele Scalea (nsnbc) : The last, recent joint note of Italian and Egyptian attorneys on Giulio Regeni’s murder shows that a good degree of cooperation in the investigation has been finally reached. Unfortunately More...

International Sex Workers' Rights Day in San Francisco, 2008. REUTERS/Kimberly White
By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Newark Crackdown on Sex Workers and Clients Threatens Public Health and Safety

nsnbc : Police in Newark, New Jersey, USA, arrested 13 sex workers and clients on charges of prostitution and solicitation of prostitution. The crackdown comes despite a substantial body of research documenting More...