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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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.

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.

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

'Human slaughterhouse': Syria regime hanged 13,000 in notorious prison, Amnesty says

As many as 13,000 people were hanged in five years at a notorious Syrian government prison near Damascus, Amnesty International said Tuesday, accusing the regime of a "policy of extermination."

Refugee who fled to Fiji sent back to PNG

An Iranian refugee who fled Papua New Guinea to seek asylum in Fiji has been forcibly returned, according to Amnesty International.

Amnesty warns of crimes against humanity in Philippines

Philippine police may have committed crimes against humanity by killing thousands of alleged drug offenders or paying others to murder as part of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, Amnesty..

Ethiopia 'blocked social media, websites'

Amnesty International says Ethiopia's government blocked social media and news websites in the months that led up to the country's ongoing state of emergency.

Amnesty International alleges human rights abuses in global palm oil production

Major global food and household companies are selling products containing palm oil tainted by human rights abuses, Amnesty International alleges.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Amnesty accuses Nigeria of violence against Biafrans

SBS World News Radio: Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of killing at least 150 peaceful advocates of secession from Africa's most populous nation. The Nigerian military and..

Amnesty, Wesley Mission caught up in fundraising scam

Amnesty International and Wesley Mission have been dragged into the wages scandal around charity fundraising after a marketing company used by the charities was caught out paying collectors well below..
Brisbane Times

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