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Who Is Leonard Peltier   video
World  (tags: Leonard Peltier, Native American, political prisoner, Amnesty International, National Congress of American Indians, Robert F Kennedy Memorial Center for Hum, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Nelson Mandela )

- 41 days ago -
Leonard Peltier Native American political prisoner recognized as such by Amnesty International, National Congress of American Indians, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, Archbishop Desmond Tutu , Rev. Jesse Jackson, and many others.
Torture & Terror in Nigeria: Join Worldwide Movement to Save Moses, 24, From Execution
World  (tags: Nigeria, Moses Akatugba, Delta State, army, torture, impunity, coerced confession, alleged petty crime, death penalty, overturn, hanging, Amnesty International )

- 49 days ago -
Moses Akatugba, arrested at 16 for allegedly stealing 3 cell phones, convicted on 'confessions' coerced thru ghastly torture. After 8 yrs in prison, now sentenced to hang. Claims of torture never investigated! Overturn sentence for NigerianIndependenceDay
World  (tags: humanrights, Amnesty International, Colombia )

- 60 days ago -
Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous organizations in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since. His life is at risk.
Torture Remains the World's Dirty Secret, Amnesty Says
World  (tags: torture, Amnesty International, study, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, politics, world, news )

- 144 days ago -
A survey of 21,000 people from 21 countries reveals fear of torture is present in all of these, and found that the majority of people believe governments should make clear laws against torture.
Challenges of Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-Finding During and After Armed Conflict
World  (tags: Amnesty International, armed conflicts, erroneous accounts, wrong assumptions or conclusions )

- 157 days ago -
Fear can lead victims & witnesses to withhold evidence or give deliberately erroneous accounts of incidents. In Gaza, I received partial or inaccurate information by relatives of civilians accidentally killed ... by rockets launched by Palestinians.
Egypt Must Release Journalists and Protect Freedom of Expression --- PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Egypt, Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed, media )

- 175 days ago -
Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy and his Al Jazeera English colleagues Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed are on trial in Egypt. Their crime? Reporting the news and challenging the "official version" presented by the authorities.
Ni Yulan: Jailed for Standing Up for Human Rights in China : Take Action @ Amnesty International
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, china, eviction, activist, prisoner of conscience, Amnesty International, Take Action, detained, health )

- 407 days ago -
Ni Yulan has defended people who have been forcibly evicted from their homes by housing developers across China since 2001. She's being detained and needs your help!
Demand Freedom for Bahraini Human Rights Defender and Prisoner of Conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
World  (tags: Human Rights, middle-east, Amnesty International )

- 462 days ago -
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, co-founder of The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, faces life in prison after an unfair trial before a military court in June 2011. His crime? Being one of the leaders of popular and overwhelmingly peaceful anti-government protests
Rights Group: Growing Reports of Killings By Syrian Opposition
World  (tags: world, politics, Amnesty International, Syria, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, violence, government, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, conflict, middle-east )

- 820 days ago -
Videos, testimony and media reports indicate that dozens of people suspected of working for or helping the Syrian government might have been executed, Amnesty International said Wednesday
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Hamid Ghassemi-Shall: Stop the Execution of Canadian Citizen in Iran: Canadian Citizen Faces Immin
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, middle-east, political prisoners, Amnesty International, activism, news, politics, world, freedoms )

- 864 days ago -
Please add your name to Amnesty International's petition to the Iranian authorities to release Mr. Hamid Ghassemi-Shall immediately unless he is promptly brought to trial on recognizably criminal charges in legal proceedings that fully conform to internat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand the Release of Student Leaders in Iran!
World  (tags: world, news, iran, middle-east, politics, repression, Amnesty International, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, humanrights, freedoms )

- 1108 days ago -
Demand the release of all Iran's peaceful student protesters! In Iran, students continue to face egregious forms of repression and human rights abuses, as the Iranian authorities attempt to exert control over students opposed to their policies
TAKE ACTION NOW - Stop the September 21st Execution of Troy Davis !!
World  (tags: petition, Troy Davis, Stop !!, Amnesty International, execution, doubt )

- 1130 days ago -
Urgent !! Yet another petition @Amnesty International
Libya: Where Are the 50,000 Missing Prisoners? (GRAPHIC IMAGES)
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, AMnesty International, missing prisoners, Libya, humanrights, HumanRights, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, news, violence, terrorism, society, conflict, government )

- 1151 days ago -
Amid fears for the safety of an estimated 50,000 missing prisoners of the Gaddafi regime, Amnesty International has expressed grave concern over the lax measures to protect prison records in detention centers throughout the capital.
GOOD NEWS! A Candle in the Darkness - Amnesty International Turns 50
World  (tags: humanrights, HumanRights, Amnesty International, goodnews, GoodNews, politics, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, world, society )

- 1242 days ago -
Thousands of people worldwide raised glasses in a toast to freedom over the weekend to celebrate Amnesty International's 50th anniversary.

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