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# amnesty-international - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Libya’s civil war: lynching, cluster bombs and enforced disappearances
# Libya
# Libya

Libya’s civil war: lynching, cluster bombs and enforced disappearances

Sep 13th 2011, 6:58 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

In its report on the six-month-long conflict, Amnesty International says a range of human rights abuses and potential war crimes have been committed by both sides.

# amnesty-international - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Libyan rebels round up black Africans
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebels round up black Africans

Sep 1st 2011, 7:13 PM 683 Views 14 Comments

The African Union and Amnesty International have protested the treatment of black Africans inside Libya – following thousands bring rounded up and put in makeshift prisons on suspicion of being mercenaries.

# amnesty-international - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Protesters - including children - tortured and killed in Syrian prisons: report
# Syria
# Syria

Protesters - including children - tortured and killed in Syrian prisons: report

Aug 31st 2011, 7:50 AM 491 Views 7 Comments

Amnesty International has released the names of protesters who have died in detention in Syria: most victims show evidence of being severely tortured.

# amnesty-international - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Thousands of Egyptians facing forced evictions from slums: report
# Forced Evictions
# Forced Evictions

Thousands of Egyptians facing forced evictions from slums: report

Aug 23rd 2011, 12:01 PM 465 Views 3 Comments

Amnesty International is calling on the Egyptian authorities to protect the rights of the country’s 12 million slum-dwellers.

# amnesty-international - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Amnesty International ‘regrets’ accusing Aviva of investing in cluster bomb-makers
# Cluster Bombs
# Cluster Bombs

Amnesty International ‘regrets’ accusing Aviva of investing in cluster bomb-makers

Aug 16th 2011, 4:41 PM 999 Views 7 Comments

Human rights group forced into U-turn after statement this morning was found to have ‘out-of-date information’ on Aviva.

# amnesty-international - Monday 4 July, 2011

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

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

Jul 4th 2011, 1:28 PM 324 Views 11 Comments

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
# Moscow

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

May 18th 2011, 4:19 PM 779 Views 0 Comments

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.
# Syria
# Syria

15 feared dead in protests in Syria.

Apr 22nd 2011, 3:30 PM 775 Views 0 Comments

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
# China
# China

China jails activist for seeking 'tainted milk' compensation

Nov 10th 2010, 7:44 PM 213 Views 0 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Oct 4th 2010, 7:59 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

Thousands of Iraqis face torture, says Amnesty report

Sep 13th 2010, 11:14 AM 210 Views 0 Comments

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

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