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MIL-OSI NGOs: UN: Catastrophic failure as civilians ravaged by war violations 70 years after Geneva Conventions

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  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: UN: Catastrophic failure as civilians ravaged by war violations 70 years after Geneva Conventions

Source: Amnesty International – The UN Security Council must mark the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions this year by ending its catastrophic failure to protect millions of civilians around the world whose lives and livelihoods are routinely ravaged by violations of the laws of war, Amnesty International said today. Tomorrow (23 May), the Security […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: UK: UN Special Rapporteur report into poverty must be a ‘wake-up call’

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  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: UK: UN Special Rapporteur report into poverty must be a ‘wake-up call’

Source: Amnesty International – 22 May 2019, 10:04am Responding to the report into extreme poverty and human rights in the UK released today by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Allan Hogarth, Head of Advocacy and Programmes at Amnesty International UK, said: “The UN Special Rapporteur’s report brings into sharp […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Mauritania: Bloggers languish in detention two months after their arrest for condemning corruption

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  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: Mauritania: Bloggers languish in detention two months after their arrest for condemning corruption

Source: Amnesty International – Authorities in Mauritania must immediately and unconditionally release two famous bloggers who have been in detention for two months solely for posting on Facebook about alleged corruption in the country, Amnesty International said today. Cheikh Ould Jiddou and Abderrahmane Weddady were arrested on 22 March by the Economic Crimes Unit in […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: USA: volunteer who gave food and water to migrants in desert faces 20 years in jail

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  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: USA: volunteer who gave food and water to migrants in desert faces 20 years in jail

Source: Amnesty International – Dr Scott Warren to go on trial next week for ‘harbouring’ migrants in Arizona ‘Providing humanitarian aid is never a crime’ – Erika Guevara-Rosas Amnesty International has sent an open letter to the authorities in the US state of Arizona calling for charges to be dropped against a humanitarian volunteer who […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Brazil: Bolsonaro administration is transforming anti-human-rights rhetoric into action

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  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: Brazil: Bolsonaro administration is transforming anti-human-rights rhetoric into action

Source: Amnesty International – On Tuesday 21 May, almost five months after the new government came to power, Amnesty International is launching the “Brazil for Everyone” campaign, in which it presents its main concerns about developments in the country since the start of the Jair Bolsonaro administration, and warns that the anti-human-rights rhetoric that has […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Switzerland: One in five women is a victim of sexual violence

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  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: Switzerland: One in five women is a victim of sexual violence

Source: Amnesty International – Sexual violence is much more widespread in Switzerland than commonly thought, with women and girls being failed by dangerous and outdated laws, a new survey commissioned by Amnesty International has revealed. According to the research involving interviews with 4,495 women and girls aged 16 and over, one in five women surveyed […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Malawi elections: country must end impunity for killings and mutilation of people with albinism

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Malawi, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Malawi elections: country must end impunity for killings and mutilation of people with albinism

Source: Amnesty International – Malawi’s elections will take place in the context of longstanding criminal justice failures and widespread impunity for the killing of people with albinism, Amnesty International said today. Tomorrow (21 May) Malawians will vote in general elections that will combine presidential, national assembly and local government. One of the issues dominating the campaign […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: ‘Encouraging’ appointment of UN Human Rights Ambassador welcomed

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: ‘Encouraging’ appointment of UN Human Rights Ambassador welcomed

Source: Amnesty International – 20 May 2019, 03:08pm Kate Allen Responding to the news that Rita French has been appointed to the newly-created role as the UK’s Ambassador for Human Rights at the UN Human Rights Council, Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK, said: “The appointment of Ambassador French is an encouraging one, especially […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Sri Lanka: Impunity fuels recurrence of violence

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  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: Sri Lanka: Impunity fuels recurrence of violence

Source: Amnesty International – On the tenth anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka’s three decade-long internal armed conflict, Amnesty International calls on the government of Sri Lanka to end impunity and put accountability for crimes under international law and human rights violations and abuses at the heart of its transitional justice process. The horrific […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Syria: at least 15 hospitals targeted in Idlib and Hama since beginning of May

By   /  May 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Russian Federation, Syria, War crimes  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Syria: at least 15 hospitals targeted in Idlib and Hama since beginning of May

Source: Amnesty International – UN Security Council addressing issue today   Attacks in region have led to the displacement of at least 180,000 people ‘This is part of a well-established pattern targeting medical facilities’ – Lynn Maalouf The Syrian government, aided and abetted by Russia, is carrying out a deliberate and systematic assault on hospitals […]

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