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#Amnesty International

# amnesty-international - Monday 4 July, 2011

Sting backs out of Kazakhstan concert because of ‘virtual picket line’

The singer has cancelled the show planned for this evening after Amnesty International told him about repression against oil and gas workers.

# amnesty-international - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Moscow authorities ban gay pride parade over 'public disorder' risk

Moscow City Hall tells organisers it is “justified” in blocking plans for a parade that had been set for May 28.

# amnesty-international - Friday 22 April, 2011

15 feared dead in protests in Syria.

15 killed in clashes with Syrian security forces. Anti-regime activists say a move towards reform by the Syrian president Assad is too little, too late.

# amnesty-international - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

China jails activist for seeking 'tainted milk' compensation

Zhao Lianhai – a man likened to Erin Brockovich – is given 30 months in jail for “inciting social disorder”.

# amnesty-international - Monday 4 October, 2010

19-year-old blogger is 'foreign spy' - Syria

Student Tal al-Mallouhi writes a blog about Palestine. Syria believes she is involved in international espionage.

# amnesty-international - Monday 13 September, 2010

Thousands of Iraqis face torture, says Amnesty report

Human rights group says the US handover has left many people vulnerable and at risk of abuse.

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