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News

Porto Alegre's Beira Rio stadium is nearly ready © Flickr / Anderson Vaz

Human rights under threat ahead of Brazil World Cup

12 April 2014
Freedom of expression and peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil.

The number of UN peacekeepers on the ground in the Central African Republic is set to double © Amnesty International

UN peacekeepers heading to Central African Republic

11 April 2014
United Nations Security Council to send 12,000 peacekeepers to war torn CAR.

Peter Greste © AFP PHOTO / AL JAZEERA

Egypt must end detention of Al Jazeera journalists

10 April 2014
Egypt’s continued detention of three Al Jazeera journalists is “vindictive”.

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Blogs

Love heart © Flickr / Johan Hansson

11 ways to have an ethical wedding

10 April 2014
Getting hitched? Amnesty looks at ways you can have the day of your dreams AND help people around the world.

No going back: we can't give back a life once it is taken © Erik Kastner

Five brutal methods of execution

31 March 2014
We take a look five widely used execution methods. WARNING: disturbing images.

Chinese human rights defender Cao Shunli, who passed away on 14 March 2014 after repeatedly being denied medical treatment during 5 months in detention © Private

An inspiring activist: remembering China’s Cao Shunli

21 March 2014
The tragic story of Cao Shunli, a Chinese activist, who died after being denied medical treatment in detention.

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What's on

Amnesty monthly skillshare

Where: Adelaide, SA
When: Tuesday 29 April, 7:00 pm

Book Club: ‘The People Smuggler’

Where: Sydney, NSW
When: Wednesday 30 April, 6:30–8:00 pm

Branch Annual General Meeting 2014

Where: Adelaide, SA
When: Wednesday 30 April, 6:30 pm

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Successes

Jabeur

Good news: Tunisian blogger released from prison

Jabeur Mejri, a Tunisian blogger held for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of opinion, has been released.

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