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MIL-OSI NGOs: South Africa: Alleged perpetrators in “looting” of poor people’s money must be held accountable

By   /  October 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: South Africa: Alleged perpetrators in “looting” of poor people’s money must be held accountable

Source: Amnesty International – Following the public release of ‘The Great Bank Heist’ report into systemic corruption at the Venda Building Society (VBS) Mutual Bank, Shenilla Mohamed, Executive Director of Amnesty International South Africa said: The massive scale fraud and looting that happened at VBS, as described by the report, will have dire consequences for […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Pakistan: Detained Pashtun human rights defender must be released

By   /  October 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pakistan  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Pakistan: Detained Pashtun human rights defender must be released

Source: Amnesty International – Pakistan’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Gulalai Ismail, a Pashtun human rights defender, who was detained on her arrival at Islamabad airport today, Amnesty International said. Gulalai Ismail is a supporter of the non-violent Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), which has been campaigning in Pakistan against enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions and […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: thousands with intellectual disabilities denied basic rights – new report

By   /  October 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, Health, Kazakhstan, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: thousands with intellectual disabilities denied basic rights – new report

Source: Amnesty International – At least 16,000 people with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities denied right to make own decisions about study, work or marriage ‘Guardianship’ system is legacy of Soviet psychiatry ‘Once a person is declared “incapable”, he or she literally has no legal recourse’ – Heather McGill Thousands of people with psychosocial and intellectual […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Pakistan: Release Pashtun human rights defender immediately and unconditionally

By   /  October 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Pakistan: Release Pashtun human rights defender immediately and unconditionally

Source: Amnesty International – Pakistan’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Gulalai Ismail, a Pashtun human rights defender, who was detained on her arrival at Islamabad airport today, Amnesty International said. Gulalai Ismail is a supporter of the nonviolent Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), which has been campaigning across Pakistan against enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions and […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Syria: Civilians in Idlib still at risk as the “de-militarized” zone deadline approaches

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Syria: Civilians in Idlib still at risk as the “de-militarized” zone deadline approaches

Source: Amnesty International – On his return from a field visit to Raqqa in Syria, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General Kumi Naidoo has described the horrific destruction and utter human devastation he witnessed, one year after the end of the battle in which the US-led coalition and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) used massive firepower to […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: Persons with mental disabilities denied equal rights under repressive ‘guardianship’ system

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: Persons with mental disabilities denied equal rights under repressive ‘guardianship’ system

Source: Amnesty International – Persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in Kazakhstan face stigmatization and isolation from society and are prevented from exercising their human rights, Amnesty International said today, as it launched a new report calling for change and the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights.   “We are like dead souls”: Life without Legal […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Sudan: Brutal beating that led to hospitalization of imprisoned student must be investigated

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Sudan: Brutal beating that led to hospitalization of imprisoned student must be investigated

Source: Amnesty International – The brutal beating of 24-year-old student activist Asim Omar Hassan by prison guards in Kober prison must be independently and thoroughly investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International said today as he was admitted to hospital. Asim Omar was repeatedly beaten with blunt instruments and whipped across his chest […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: UK: Natural History Museum must justify hosting Saudi Arabia event

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, Journalists, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Saudi Arabia, Women's Rights  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: UK: Natural History Museum must justify hosting Saudi Arabia event

Source: Amnesty International – Event comes amid intense concern over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and an ongoing crackdown in Saudi Arabia  Commenting on the Natural History Museum’s hosting of a reception by the Saudi Arabian authorities this evening, Polly Truscott, Amnesty International UK’s Foreign Affairs expert, said: “As a prestigious UK institution with an international profile, […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: USA immigration: more family separations than previously disclosed – new report

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Asylum, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: USA immigration: more family separations than previously disclosed – new report

Source: Amnesty International – Trump administration admits to Amnesty separating approximately 8,000 ‘family units’ since early 2017, with 6,000 in a four-month period Cases include 15 trans and gay asylum-seekers detained without parole for periods of up to three years  ‘The intensity, scale and scope of the abuses against people seeking asylum are truly sickening’ […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Egypt: Mass death sentences will not deliver justice for victims of church bombings

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Egypt: Mass death sentences will not deliver justice for victims of church bombings

Source: Amnesty International – 11 October 2018, 12:50 UTCUpdated: 11 October 2018, 12:51 UTC Responding to the news that 17 people accused of carrying out three deadly church bombings in 2017 as well as attacks against security forces have been sentenced to death by a military court in Alexandria today, Amnesty International’s North Africa Campaigns […]

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