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Why Did Amnesty Say One Thing in English and Another in Hebrew?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Amnesty International, ethics, dishonesty, interesting, rights, society, culture, freedoms, abuse, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1267 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A week ago, Amnesty International published a report on Israel's summary executions of Palestinians. The no-holds-barred report was considerably softened for the organizations's much shorter Hebrew press release. The Hebrew version had been changed ...
Breaking News: Political Prisoner Albert Woodfox The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upheld The Overturning of His Conviction
Society & Culture  (tags: Albert Woodfox, conviction overturned, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, petition, Amnesty International )

Sheryl
- 1614 days ago - sfbayview.com
Although an unanimous decision by a three-judge panel; Albert may remain in prison - and in solitary confinement - for months or even years before his four-decade ordeal is over. This man should be immediately released please add your voice behind this.
Israel Bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch Workers From Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Gaza, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, ethics, violence, death, freedoms, dishonesty, society, humans, death, world, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 1705 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel has been refusing to allow employees of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to enter the Gaza Strip in order to conduct their own independent investigations into the fighting, using various bureaucratic excuses.
Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Investigators Into Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Israel, dishonesty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, human rights, investigators, death, violence, crime, ethics, politics, government, law, news )

Carrie
- 1708 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The Israeli authorities appear to have been playing bureaucratic games with us over access to Gaza, conditioning it on entirely unreasonable criteria even as the death toll mounts," Anne FitzGerald, Amnesty International's director of Research and Crisis
Tajikistan: Child Brides, Polygamy and Poverty Contributing to Rampant Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, Child brides, polygamy, poverty, domestic violence, Amnesty International )

Kelli
- 3437 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
'Women in Tajikistan are beaten, abused, and raped in the family but the authorities tend to reflect the societal attitude of blaming the woman for domestic violence. They see their primary role as mediator, to preserve the family rather than protect the
   

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