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Death penalty Asia
China: Don’t execute Tashpolat Tiyip

Prominent Uyghur academic, Tashpolat Tiyip, is facing execution in China unless the authorities stop this from going ahead.  The Chinese Government has chosen to secretly detain and sentence to death Tashpolat Tiyip for reasons that remain unknown to his family, friends and the outside world. Tashpolat was the President of the Xinjiang University when he […]

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Death penalty Asia
China: Don’t execute Tashpolat Tiyip

Prominent Uyghur academic, Tashpolat Tiyip, is facing execution in China unless the authorities stop this from going ahead.  The Chinese Government has chosen to secretly detain and sentence to death Tashpolat Tiyip for reasons that remain unknown to his family, friends and the outside world. Tashpolat was the President of the Xinjiang University when he […]

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A young woman stares directly into the camera, a statue of a golden bull from Wall Street softly out of focus behind her.
Climate Change Asia
Fighting to save her community

Marinel and her community in the Philippines are still waiting for liveable housing, five years since Cyclone Yolanda ripped their village apart.

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Women's rights
Women’s Rights Defenders Network- Market Stall

Join Amnesty’s Women’s Rights Defenders Network at the St Kilda Esplanade Markets. The Network will have a stall on the day where you can learn more about Amnesty’s work and take meaningful action for women’s rights around the world!

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Rusty cage bars with barbed wire.
Crisis response Middle East
Iran: response to reports of foreign nationals detained
12 September 2019 | 9:24 am

Responding to media reports that two British-Australian women and an Australian man have been detained in Iran, with one of the women said to have been sentenced to ten years in jail, Eilidh Macpherson, Amnesty International UK’s Individuals at Risk Campaigns Manager, said: “The pattern of arresting foreign nationals in Iran is becoming increasingly alarming. […]

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Refugees
Lismore Vigil

Join Amnesty’s Lismore Group and protest in solidarity outside the federal member Kevin Hogan’s office. Bring along some signs and alert the passing traffic to the plight of refugees in offshore detention. 

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A group of people and children, holding signs saying things like 'where are my relatives I don't know' 'save Kashmir'
Crisis response Asia
India: end the Kashmir blackout

For more than a month, the people of Jammu and Kashmir have been living in a communications blackout enacted by the Indian government.  On 5 August the Government of India stripped the Kashmir region of its special autonomy and shut down all phone and internet access. The government now has near-total control over the information coming […]

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School Strike for Climate
Climate Change Australia
Amnesty chief urges schools to let children take part in climate strikes
11 September 2019 | 9:11 am

Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, has written a personal plea to more than 30,000 schools around the world today urging them to allow children to take part in the unprecedented wave of global climate strikes planned for 20 and 27 September. In a letter sent to school-heads and school-boards by Amnesty International’s national offices […]

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