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Mixed reaction to outcome of Assembly recommendations

The Pro Life Campaign has criticised the outcome of the Citizens' Assembly vote to recommend that terminations of pregnancy should be available in Ireland with "no restriction as to reasons" while..

Amnesty lobbies in US on human rights issues in India

Leading NGO Amnesty International is lobbying with the US lawmakers to advocate for "protection of human rights defenders" in India among other countries, as also to seek "political pressure" on the..

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News video: Amnesty International Calls On China To Address 'Grotesque Level Of Capital Punishment'

Amnesty International Calls On China To Address 'Grotesque Level Of Capital Punishment' 01:14

Amnesty International has released both its 2016 worldwide report on the death penalty and the findings of an investigation into that matter. On Tuesday, Amnesty International released both its 2016..
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News video: Global death sentence executions down by 37% in 2016

Global death sentence executions down by 37% in 2016 02:31

Amnesty International says global death sentences are at a record high but the number of actual executions reduced by 37 percent last year. The figure does not include China, which is the world's top..
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News video: 'Spread discrimination & fear': Amnesty slams 'draconian’ EU anti-terrorism laws

'Spread discrimination & fear': Amnesty slams 'draconian’ EU anti-terrorism laws 02:26

Amnesty International says Europe's counter-terror laws have resulted in discrimination and the spread of fear. The human rights group's new 70-page report looks into anti-extremism measures, assessing..
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News video: China tops global executions while U.S. numbers drop

China tops global executions while U.S. numbers drop 01:34

Amnesty International calls for more transparency from China, still the top global executioner in the rights group's annual death penalty report, while the U.S. drops out of the top five. Samantha..
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News video: Trump Strikes Fighter Plane Deal with Nigeria to Combat Boko Haram

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President Trump plans to sell 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano planes to Nigeria. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
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Execution numbers down in 2016: Amnesty

SBS World News Radio: An international rights group says there were fewer executions recorded globally last year.

China hides 'grotesque' level of capital punishment: Amnesty

China is the world's biggest executioner, putting to death considerably more people every year than the rest of the world combined.
Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Amnesty blasts immigration contractor

Amnesty International has taken aim at a contractor engaged in Australia's offshore immigration detention centre on Nauru, urging others not to take part.

Cory Bernardi and Amnesty International share concerns over China extradition treaty

It's not every day that Cory Bernardi and Amnesty International are on the same page.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

High profile Twitter accounts hijacked

Twitter accounts, including Amnesty International, Unicef USA and BBC North America, have been hacked by attackers claiming to back Turkey's government.

Amnesty to hand in illegal guns from July

The federal government will hold a three-month national gun amnesty from July in a bid to get illegal guns off Australia's streets.

Bali Nine execution saga could recur

A Bali Nine death penalty saga could be repeated, Amnesty International warns after the government rejected recommendations to change federal police rules.

World News Radio February 22

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's not worried about an inquiry in Israel where anti-fraud investigators are examining allegations he received gifts from Australian billionaire James..

Amnesty report says asylum policy inhumane and abusive

SBS World News Radio: Amnesty International has labelled Australia's offshore detention policy on asylum seekers "inhumane" and "abusive" in calling for its abolishment for the second straight year.

M&A - One reason why I’m still bullish on UK equities

This week I'm writing about the impact of M&A on equity markets. I started writing this when Buffet's Kraft (NASDAQ:KRFT) bid for Unilever (LON:ULVR) was still in play. While that deal has been..
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Syria says Amnesty report on mass hangings 'completely false'

Syria's justice ministry on Wednesday dismissed as "completely false" an Amnesty International report alleging up to 13,000 people were hanged over five years in a Syrian government prison.

13,000 killed in Syrian mass hangings

Both the United Nations and Amnesty International have released reports confirming up to 13,000 have been hanged in Syria and buried in mass graves.

Syria carried out mass hangings at military prison: Amnesty

The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, according to Amnesty International.
Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

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