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Child Rights Europe
Urgent Action: “Teen Beaten, Electrocuted and Jailed”

Until recently, Mikita Zalatarou was a typical teenager. He liked playing Minecraft and listening to rap music. Today, the 17-year-old who also has epilepsy has been cast into a world worse than Minecraft’s hellish Nether. It all began in August 2020, says Mikita’s dad, when Mikita was waiting for a friend in the main square of […]

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South Australian Activists outside Federal Minister Christopher Pyne's office with Amnesty banners and flags & posters calling for a National Plan of Action for Community is Everything campaign (Indigenous Youth Justice)
Individuals at risk Global
Raise the Age 2021 Activist Toolkit
9 September 2021 | 5:21 pm

This is our national Raise the Age Activist Toolkit. For the WA campaign page, click here. Every child deserves to spend their childhood growing and learning and thriving. In this country, every State and Territory Government is responsible for sending children as young as 10 to prison. That must stop now. Amnesty has been working […]

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Individuals at risk Global
WA Raise the Age 2021 Activist Toolkit
9 September 2021 | 5:20 pm

This is our Raise the Age Activist Toolkit for Western Australia. For the national page, click here. In the words of the late, great Whitney Houston “I believe children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.” Now more than ever we have […]

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Human Rights Global
The Pegasus Project: Massive data leak reveals Israeli NSO Group’s spyware used to target activists, journalists, and political leaders globally
19 July 2021 | 12:07 pm

NSO Group’s spyware has been used to facilitate human rights violations around the world on a massive scale, according to a major investigation into the leak of 50,000 phone numbers of potential surveillance targets. These include heads of state, activists and journalists, including Jamal Khashoggi’s family. The Pegasus Project is a ground-breaking collaboration by more […]

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly Europe
Why are Belarusians protesting?
31 May 2021 | 10:43 am

In August of 2020, mass protests erupted across Belarus following a heavily contested election result. Since then, the governing powers of Belarus have committed shocking violations of human rights in their violent repression of these protests. So what exactly is happening in Belarus and why are human rights activists so concerned? Why are Belarusians protesting? The […]

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly Europe
Belarus: Journalist apprehended in Minsk airport after emergency landing must be released immediately
24 May 2021 | 1:11 pm

Reacting to the news that the Belarusian authorities apprehended Raman Pratasevich, former editor-in-chief of the popular opposition Telegram channel NEXTA, after an emergency landing in Minsk of the airplane he took, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Director, said:  “The situation here is simple. There is little doubt that the Belarusian authorities […]

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