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Human rights Asia
Australian economist Sean Turnell convicted in Myanmar after ‘sham’ trial
29 September 2022 | 3:07 pm

Commenting on the sentencing of Australian national Sean Turnell to three years in prison on charges of violating the Official Secrets Act, Amnesty International Australia Impact Director Tim O’Connor said: “Like thousands of others languishing behind bars since the 1 February, 2021 coup in Myanmar, Sean Turnell was denied a fair trial or adequate access […]

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Death penalty
Letter Writing at the Bendigo Library

Bendigo Amnesty holds a Letter-Writing session in the Bendigo Library every month at 1.30pm, on the First Thursday of each month. Background information, pro-forma letters, and writing materials are provided.

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly
Franklin Screening and Panel Discussion

SOLD OUT EVENT! Amnesty International Australia presents this screening of Franklin and panel discussion on the state of protest on Tuesday 4th October, 5:45pm at Palace Cinemas Central! Join us for a night to learn about the role that protest has played in Australian history and why now more than ever we need to safeguard […]

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Human rights Asia
Viet Nam: Imprisoned activist ‘beaten and shackled’ 
23 September 2022 | 5:44 pm

Viet Nam’s government must immediately investigate allegations that prison authorities beat and shackled an activist serving an eight-year prison sentence, Amnesty International said today. “Being beaten, placed in solitary confinement and shackled for days on end amounts to torture or other ill-treatment. Authorities in Viet Nam must urgently investigate these allegations and any perpetrators must […]

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Right to Protest Europe
Russia: More than 1,300 protesters detained after Putin’s partial military draft 
22 September 2022 | 5:41 pm

Responding to the detention of at least 1,386 peaceful protesters who took part in rallies across Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s call to mobilize additional troops to fight in Ukraine, Denis Krivosheev, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said: “As President Vladimir Putin seeks to boost the dwindling supply of troops […]

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