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24 Jul 2014
10:57 AM

Mexico: Drop unfair charges against tortured prisoner of conscience

An undocumented migrant who was arrested and tortured by the Mexican police and army is currently facing an unfair trial solely because of his ethnicity and should be released immediately.

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23 Jul 2014
09:06 AM

Indonesia: New President Widodo must make good on human rights pledges

Indonesia’s new President Joko Widodo must deliver on campaign promises to improve Indonesia’s dire human rights situation.

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22 Jul 2014
09:58 AM

Russia increases stranglehold on dissent as 5 more NGOs named ‘foreign agents’

The Russian Ministry of Justice has registered four more Russian human rights organizations and one environmental group as “foreign agents”, a further sign of the authorities’ growing stranglehold on freedom of expression.

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22 Jul 2014
09:28 AM

CAR talks should not lead to war crime amnesties

Delegates to the CAR National Reconciliation talks in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, must ensure their discussions do not lead to impunity for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious human rights violations.

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22 Jul 2014
08:52 AM

Israel/Gaza: Attacks on medical facilities and civilians add to war crime allegations

The continuing bombardment of civilian homes in the Gaza Strip, as well as the Israeli shelling of a hospital, add to the list of possible war crimes that demand urgent investigation.

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19 Jul 2014
09:38 AM

Massive leap backwards as Singapore resumes executions

Singapore has taken a reprehensible U-turn by executing the first two prisoners since 2011: Tang Hai Liang, 36, and Foong Chee Peng, 48.

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19 Jul 2014
09:19 AM

Tragic Malaysian Airlines deaths must be impartially investigated

The death of nearly 300 people on board a Malaysian Airlines civilian passenger jet, which came down on Thursday in an area of intense conflict in eastern Ukraine, must be immediately, impartially and effectively investigated.

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19 Jul 2014
08:48 AM

Prevent further war crimes after Israeli ground assault

Israel’s ground assault on the Gaza Strip accentuates the need for urgent international action to protect civilians in Gaza and Israel from further war crimes by both sides.

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18 Jul 2014
13:04 PM

Amnesty International Australia Media Awards: the final countdown

The final countdown for award entries begins as the nomination period for the inaugural Amnesty International Australia enters its final month.

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18 Jul 2014
11:42 AM

Amnesty Welcomes Steps Toward Constitutional Recognition

Amnesty International welcomes steps taken this week towards a referendum on recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Australian Constitution, and encourages the community to have its say on the issue.

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