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.
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...

Courtesy HRW
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Turkey Blocks UN Probe Into Military’s Killings in Kurdistan

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The Turkish government is blocking access for independent investigations, including investigations by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, into alleged More...

Ahmed Chataev_Russia_Chenya
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, July 1st, 2016

Turkish Authorities Arrest Alleged Chechen Mastermind Behind Atatürk Airport Attack

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Turkish police detained thirteen people suspected of links to the terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport Tuesday evening. Among the detained is the alleged Chechen mastermind, More...

Indiscriminate shelling of residential areas and medical facilities in  Yemen are the order of the day. (archives)
By Michaela Whitton On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

UN Thinks Killing Children is Bad, Unless You’re Saudi Arabia

Michaela Whitton (AM) : The U.N. has caved to pressure and removed Saudi Arabia from a blacklist of states and groups that kill children. Saudi Arabia’s U.S.-backed military coalition was recently listed among More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, June 5th, 2016

ASEAN May Introduce Minimum Wage Standards Proposed by Indonesia

nsnbc : Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla told the press that both Cambodia and Vietnam support an Indonesian proposal for minimum wage standards which will be applicable to ASEAN member States. Speaking on More...

International Sex Workers' Rights Day in San Francisco, 2008. REUTERS/Kimberly White
By nsnbc On Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Should prostitution be decriminalized?

Kari Lerum (TC) : It seems that almost everyone has an opinion about prostitution and sex work. But with Amnesty International’s recent unflinching policy recommendation to decriminalize all adult consensual sex More...

The execution chamber in San Quentin prison in California.
By nsnbc On Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Lethal injections and the tragedy of America’s execution addiction

William David Watkin (TC) : It began in Utah back in 1977. On January 17 of that year, Gary Gilmore became the first man to be executed in the US for more than a decade, ending a national moratorium on the death More...

City of London. Image courtesy of Rob Taylor, Flickr, CC-BY-NC
By Michaela Whitton On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

UK Trains or Arms Half the Countries on Its List of Human Rights Abusers

Michaela Whitton (AM) :  New research has shown the U.K. is providing military training and support to over half the countries named on its own watchlist of human rights abusers. An investigation by Campaign Against More...