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Amnesty says UAE sentences dissident professor to 10 years

Rights group Amnesty International said a court in the United Arab Emirates had sentenced a dissident professor to 10 years in prison for online activism on Wednesday, calling the move a violation of..
DNA Also reported by •ReutersReuters India

UAE jails prominent academic for 10 years over tweets

A court in the United Arab Emirates today sentenced a prominent academic to 10 years in prison over a series of tweets criticising authorities, Amnesty International said.

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News video: US-led Attacks Kill in Mosul

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Mosul is the victim of a new attack by the US-led International Coalition which has left thousands of civilians affected.
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News video: Children Watch on as Otodo-Gbame Area in Lagos Is Demolished

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The Otodo-Gbame area in Lagos, Nigeria, was demolished and more than 4700 people were displaced by the police on March 17, according to reports.Claiming the action was a violation of a January court..
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News video: Baloch activists raise issue of disappearances of political activists, bloggers

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Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 17 (ANI): An event titled ‘In the shadow of the Silk Road’ with the tagline ‘Economic Exploitations and Human Rights Violations in Balochistan’ was..
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News video: Judge Will Not Halt Oil Flow In Dakota Access Pipeline

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A judge refused to head off the imminent flow of oil in the disputed Dakota Access pipeline. His decision likely cleared the way for operations to begin next week. The judge denied a request by the..
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News video: Hackers post swastikas to hundreds of Twitter accounts

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Major Twitter accounts were hijacked by Turkish hackers Wednesday morning. Over a hundred accounts such as Amnesty International, Nike Spain, and Duke University were hacked. The tweets were in..
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Japanese American National Museum names Amnesty International board chair as its president

Today in Entertainment: Round 2 of Sean Hannity versus Ted Koppel; New 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' trailer March 29, 2017, 6 a.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an early..
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US-led coalition probably behind Mosul civilian casualties

 The US-led anti-jihadist coalition said it "probably" played a role in civilian casualties in west Mosul, as the UN and Amnesty International called for greater efforts to protect civilians.
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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.

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."

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