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23 Sep 2016
10:18 AM

Cambodia: Election official sentenced for criticising court

Amnesty International said the conviction of Ny Chakrya, a senior election official is a brazen assault on the right to freedom of expression, which protects criticism of officials, including judicial officials.

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22 Sep 2016
11:35 AM

Refugee Crisis: ‘Leaders’ Summit’ fails to show leadership on refugees

The outcome of President Obama’s Leaders’ Summit on Refugees in New York marks a small step forward but falls far short of what is needed to address the global refugee crisis, said Amnesty International.

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21 Sep 2016
23:20 PM

India: Kashmiri human rights activist re-arrested

Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez has been detained a second time, after a court ordered his release from administrative detention on Tuesday.

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21 Sep 2016
11:42 AM

Prime Minister Turnbull fails to step up and do our fair share

Commitments made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Obama Summit in New York last night are far from enough when it comes to stepping up and helping the world’s most vulnerable people, Amnesty International said.

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20 Sep 2016
23:16 PM

Syria: ‘Horrific’ attack on UN aid convoy is a flagrant violation of international law

Last night’s attack on a UN/Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy, intended for 78,000 people in Aleppo, is a flagrant violation of the most fundamental principles of international humanitarian law, Amnesty International said.

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20 Sep 2016
18:49 PM

Amnesty International urges other countries to see through Turnbull’s deception

Ahead of the Leaders Summit, hosted by US President Barack Obama in New York tomorrow, Amnesty International is urging other countries to reject the model of abuse that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is championing and instead call on Australia to do its fair share.

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17 Sep 2016
08:55 AM

India: Kashmiri human rights activist held in administrative detention

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez must be immediately released from administrative detention unless he is charged with recognizable criminal offences.

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15 Sep 2016
13:09 PM

Syria - Jordan border: 75,000 refugees trapped in desert no man’s land in dire conditions

Australia - Prime Minister Turnbull must step up and offer solutions as he heads to New York

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15 Sep 2016
05:00 AM

USA: Leaving Edward Snowden in limbo will be a stain on President Obama’s legacy

US President Barack Obama should place himself on the right side of history by pardoning whistleblower Edward Snowden, said Amnesty International and a host of other organizations and individuals as they launched a global petition today.

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14 Sep 2016
10:08 AM

Myanmar at the UN: Keep pressure on human rights

The international community must maintain pressure on Myanmar’s authorities to improve the country’s human rights record, Amnesty International said today.

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