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MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: ‘Appalling’ sentencing of anti-war protesters must be overturned

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, Myanmar, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: ‘Appalling’ sentencing of anti-war protesters must be overturned

Source: Amnesty International – The guilty verdicts handed to three activists today for their role in a peaceful protest in Myanmar must be overturned, Amnesty International has said. A court sentenced Lum Zawng, Nang Pu and Zau Jet to six months imprisonment and a fine of 500,000 MMK (£250) each. On 3 September, the three peaceful activists […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: South Sudan: children executed in ‘disturbing’ escalation of death penalty – new report

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: South Sudan: children executed in ‘disturbing’ escalation of death penalty – new report

Source: Amnesty International – More executions in 2018 than any year since independence 342 people currently on death row – including a child and a breast-feeding mother ‘It is extremely disturbing that the world’s youngest nation has embraced this outdated, inhuman practice’ – Joan Nyanyuki South Sudan has carried out more executions this year than […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Thailand: Military government’s clampdown on human rights must end before elections

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Thailand: Military government’s clampdown on human rights must end before elections

Source: Amnesty International – The Thai authorities must drop all arbitrary restrictions on human rights and peaceful political activities before elections in February, Amnesty International said today, ahead of a crucial meeting between the ruling military government and political parties. Thailand’s military government has provisionally scheduled general elections for 24 February. If held, these would […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: Appalling punishment for three peaceful anti-war protesters must be overturned

By   /  December 8, 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: Myanmar: Appalling punishment for three peaceful anti-war protesters must be overturned

Source: Amnesty International – Responding to the guilty verdict and six-month prison sentences handed to three activists today for their role in a peaceful protest in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, Amnesty International’s Director of Crisis Response, Tirana Hassan, said: “Today’s appalling verdict against three peaceful activists shows the government’s determination to silence any […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Thailand: Lift all human rights bans, drop charges against peaceful critics before elections

By   /  December 7, 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: Thailand: Lift all human rights bans, drop charges against peaceful critics before elections

Source: Amnesty International – Thai authorities must immediately drop all arbitrary restrictions on human rights and peaceful political activities as well as charges against peaceful critics before elections expected next February, Amnesty International said today ahead of a critical meeting between the ruling military government and political parties. The Thai military government has provisionally scheduled […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: South Sudan: Execution spree targets even children and threatens nursing mothers

By   /  December 7, 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 Sudan: Execution spree targets even children and threatens nursing mothers

Source: Amnesty International – South Sudan has carried out more executions this year than it has done in any year since gaining independence in 2011, with a child among seven people known to have been executed so far in 2018, Amnesty International revealed today. Amnesty International fears for the lives of another 135 people on […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Yemen: Talks should address rights concerns

By   /  December 7, 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: Yemen: Talks should address rights concerns

Source: Amnesty International – Groups call for concrete steps to minimize civilian harm Participants to the Yemen talks in Sweden should prioritize key human rights issues, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and Mwatana Organization for Human Rights said today. The issues should include removing impediments to the free flow of humanitarian aid and vital commercial […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Rwanda: Diane Rwigara’s acquittal should herald new era for freedom of expression

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Rwanda  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Rwanda: Diane Rwigara’s acquittal should herald new era for freedom of expression

Source: Amnesty International – 06 Dec 2018, 03:00pm Responding to news that the High Court in Kigali has ruled to discharge and acquit Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara on all charges that had been brought against them, Joan Nyanyuki, Amnesty International’s East Africa Director, said: “Diane and Adeline Rwigara should never have faced […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Rwanda: Acquittal of Rwigaras should herald new era for freedom of expression

By   /  December 7, 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: Rwanda: Acquittal of Rwigaras should herald new era for freedom of expression

Source: Amnesty International – 6 December 2018, 16:51 UTC Following the judgment by the High Court in Kigali to discharge and acquit Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara on all charges that had been brought against them, Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Joan Nyanyuki said: Diane and […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Greece and the EU must move asylum seekers to safety

By   /  December 7, 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: Greece and the EU must move asylum seekers to safety

Source: Amnesty International – The Greek government and its European Union partners should urgently ensure that all asylum seekers on the Aegean islands are transferred to suitable accommodation on the mainland or relocated to other EU countries as winter approaches, 20 human rights and other organizations said today. Despite the Greek government’s recent efforts to […]

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