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MIL-OSI NGOs: Russia: 77-year-old human rights defender jailed for Facebook post

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, freedom of expression, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Russia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Russia: 77-year-old human rights defender jailed for Facebook post

Source: Amnesty International – 05 Dec 2018, 04:59pm ‘Lev Ponomarev is one of the pillars of the human rights movement in Russia’ – Natalia Zviagina The Russian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a 77-year-old human rights activist who was sentenced to 25 days administrative detention earlier today for calling for a solidarity protest, said […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Vietnam: Activist accused of insulting national flag in ‘ludicrous’ charge

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, freedom of expression, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Vietnam: Activist accused of insulting national flag in ‘ludicrous’ charge

Source: Amnesty International – 29 Nov 2018, 11:37am A charge of “insulting the national flag” against prominent Vietnamese human rights activist Huynh Thuc Vy amounts to an attack on freedom of expression by the authorities and must be dropped, Amnesty International said ahead of her trial on Friday. The charge, which carries a maximum penalty […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Open letter on the UK’s ‘Prevent’ counter-terrorism strategy

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, freedom of expression, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United States  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Open letter on the UK’s ‘Prevent’ counter-terrorism strategy

Source: Amnesty International – The government’s Prevent strategy – which forms one strand of the government’s overarching counter-terrorism strategy, CONTEST – seeks to pre-empt acts of terrorism by identifying those at risk of committing such attacks, including by “intervening to stop people moving … from extremism into terrorist-related activity”. Developed without a firm evidence base and rooted in […]

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