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16 Apr 2014
10:04 AM

India: Supreme Court transgender verdict must lead to repeal of criminalisation of homosexuality

A millions lives would improve thanks to Supreme Court's recognition of transgender people’s human rights.

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12 Apr 2014
10:15 AM

Human rights under threat ahead of Brazil World Cup

Two months ahead of the start of the 2014 Football World Cup, the rights to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil.

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10 Apr 2014
11:04 AM

Egypt must end ‘vindictive’ detention of Al Jazeera journalists

Egypt’s continued detention of three Al Jazeera journalists charged with falsifying news and involvement with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood movement is “vindictive”.

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09 Apr 2014
12:10 PM

WA: Promising moves to reduce youth incarceration rates

Amnesty International welcomes new moves by the Western Australian Government to address the growing number of young people being detained in the state, the majority being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.

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09 Apr 2014
12:08 PM

Russian court forces closure of prominent human rights NGO

The decision by the St Petersburg City Court to deny the appeal of a prominent Russian non-governmental organisation against a previous court order to register as a “foreign agent” is a legal assault on the whole of civil society in Russia.

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09 Apr 2014
11:37 AM

Philippines: Court ruling bolsters landmark law on reproductive rights

The Philippine Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a landmark reproductive health law as constitutional, is an important victory for millions of Filipino women and girls, Amnesty International said.

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09 Apr 2014
11:10 AM

USA: Texas Governor must stop execution of Mexican man with mental disability

Texas Governor Rick Perry must stop Wednesday’s execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, a Mexican national with a mental disability

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08 Apr 2014
13:21 PM

Amnesty International Australia welcomes new Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Manager

Amnesty International is pleased to announce the appointment of new Indigenous Peoples' Rights Manager, Tammy Solonec, a proud Nyikina woman from Derby, in the Kimberley of Western Australia.

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08 Apr 2014
11:14 AM

Join the ‘Silent Protest’ for imprisoned journalists in Egypt

Go Silent for Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed imprisoned in Egypt in a simple act of solidarity online.

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08 Apr 2014
10:02 AM

Egypt reigns in critics by upholding conviction of three activists

A Cairo appeals court has upheld the conviction of three people for taking part in an “unauthorized” protest, a further sign that the Egyptian authorities are reigning in critics.

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