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Protect Human Rights at Standing Rock - Petition
World  (tags: petition, Standing Rock, human rights abuse, militarization, police force, police state, abuse on water protectors, Amnesty International )

Dandelion
- 269 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
News reports and Amnesty International observers have documented disproportionate militarization and use of force by police in violation of the human rights to peaceful protest.
Suspend Saudi Arabia From UN Human Rights Council
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, UN human rights council, Amnesty International, yemen, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government, world, violence )

Lone
- 395 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Amnesty International is calling for Saudi Arabia to be stripped of its rights of membership in the Human Rights Council until it ends unlawful attacks by the military coalition it leads in Yemen
Free Ashraf, Poet Facing Execution in Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Saudi Arabia, Ashraf Fayedh, poet and artist, sentenced to death, apostasy, TAKE ACTION )

Rosie
- 590 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Ashraf Fayedh, a Palestinian poet and artist who lives in Saudi Arabia, has been sentenced to death for apostasy. The Saudi Arabian authorities claim that his poetry has questioned religion and spread atheism. PLEASE TAKE ACTION and ask for his release.
Write A Letter Change A Life - Petition
World  (tags: Human Rights, Amnesty International, Dec. 10, Human Rights Day, change a life )

Dandelion
- 614 days ago - writeathon.ca
CELEBRATE HUMAN RIGHTS DAY AT THE WORLD'S LARGEST GRASSROOTS HUMAN RIGHTS EVENT ON DECEMBER 10th.
Vengeance Is NOT Justice - Albert Woodfox Petition
World  (tags: Albert Woodfox, petition, vengeance, Louisiana Attorney General, Amnesty International )

Dandelion
- 625 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In June 2015, a federal judge ordered his release, but his freedom has been blocked by Louisiana's Attorney General, who is waging a campaign of vengeance against him.
Sonali Kolhatkar: Why Are We Ignoring the War on Yemen?
World  (tags: amnesty international, arab spring, doctors without borders, egypt, human rights watch, kpfk, red cross, saudi arabia, sonali kolhatkar, unicef, uprising, war crime, yemen )

Judy
- 724 days ago - truthdig.com
"Yemen is one of the most terrifying places in the world to be a child." While ordinary civilians are suffering horrific violence and starvation, there is deafening silence from the U.S. and others who claim to be defenders of human rights.
Black Friday   video
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, Gaza, Rafah, August 1st 2014, NDVI, Forensic Architecture, reconstitution, Amnesty International, Goldsmith College, IDF, soldiers, Hamas, militia, Hannibal Directive, new technological technique )

Evelyn
- 747 days ago - youtu.be
Use of a new analytical process - Forensic Architecture - to analyse events in Rafah on August 1st 2014
A HEMLINE IS NOT A CRIME: 10 Women at Risk of Flogging --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Sudan, ethics, human rights, Public Order Police, flogging, fines, women )

Lynn
- 760 days ago - e-activist.com
The students are between 17 and 23-years-old âEUR¦The police have extensive powers to arrest any person for "indecent dress" and the punishment if found guilty is up to 40 lashes, or a fine, or both.
Wild Pigeon   video
World  (tags: Nurmuhemmet Yasin, PEN, China, ePub, iBook Uyghur separatism, Wild Pigeon, Caged, Maralbeshi County People's Court, Kashgar Literature Journal, Amnesty International )

Dandelion
- 795 days ago - youtube.com
Nurmuhemmet Yasin arrested in 2004 after his publication of Wild Pigeon in the Kashgar Literature Journal. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison believed dead despite Amnesty International attempts to gain information on him. A free download of his book
Amnesty: Hamas Rocket Attacks Amounted to War Crimes
World  (tags: Hamas, war crimes, rocket attacks, Amnesty International )

Hilary
- 867 days ago - bbc.com
Rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinian militant groups during last summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says. Militants displayed a "flagrant disregard" for the lives of civilians during the 50-day war, a report found.
Release Iranian Women's Rights Activist Bahareh Hedayat - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: women's rights activist, Bahareh Hedayat, Iran, Evin Prison, Amnesty International, petition )

Judy
- 891 days ago - e-activist.com
Encouraging the participation of women in student groups, promoting gender equality in the law, supporting political reform, opposing human rights violations--and speaking to the foreign media about all of these issues--led to a series of arrests and...
Ukraine's Government Is Starving Residents of the Breakaway Region
World  (tags: Ukraine, starving, residents, humanitarian disaster, Amnesty International, children, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, government, humans, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 963 days ago - globalresearch.ca
"The region is facing a humanitarian disaster with many already at risk of starvation," said Denis Krivosheev, acting Director of Europe and Central Asia for Amnesty International, on Wed., December 24th.
Eastern Ukraine: Humanitarian Disaster Looms as Food Aid Blocked - AI Report
World  (tags: Eastern Ukraine, Donbass, kiev fascists, Pro-Kiev battalions, humanitarian aid, Amnesty International, foodcrisis, ethnic cleansing, violence, conflict, politics )

Angelika
- 963 days ago - amnesty.org
Pro-Kyiv volunteer battalions are increasingly blocking humanitarian aid into eastern Ukraine in a move which will exacerbate a pending humanitarian crisis in the run up to Christmas and New Year, said Amnesty International.
My Mother Is in Prison for Standing Up for Human Rights. An Amnesty International Write for Rights Case
World  (tags: human rights, amnesty international, china, anti-corruption, Liu Ping )

Kathryn
- 987 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
An Amnesty International story about how an act of kindness transformed Liu Ping from a factory worker into an anti-corruption activist in China. Her daughter, 22-year-old Liao Minyue, tells their story. Look for " Please take action now" at bottom.
 

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