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MIL-OSI NGOs: Viet Nam: Politically-motivated case against environmental activist must be dropped

By   /  August 16, 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: Viet Nam: Politically-motivated case against environmental activist must be dropped

Source: Amnesty International – 15 August 2018, 15:01 UTC Ahead of tomorrow’s trial in Nghe An province of environmental rights activist, Le Dinh Luong, accused of taking part in activities aimed at “overthrowing the state”, Clare Algar, Amnesty International’s Director of Global Operations, said: “For peacefully campaigning on behalf of fishermen affected by an environmental […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Malaysia: Convictions of two women sentenced to caning for having sexual relations must be quashed

By   /  August 16, 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: Malaysia: Convictions of two women sentenced to caning for having sexual relations must be quashed

Source: Amnesty International – 15 August 2018, 14:30 UTC Responding to yesterday’s sentencing of two women to six strokes of caning and a fine of RM 3,300 after they were convicted of attempting to have sexual relations in Terengganu state, Gwen Lee, Amnesty International Malaysia’s Interim Executive Director said: “This deeply cruel sentence marks yet […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Turkey  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

Source: Amnesty International – 15 Aug 2018, 01:19pm Honorary Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kılıç © Amnesty International Following a decision by a court in Istanbul to release the Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kılıç , after more than fourteen months behind bars, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General said: “We are overjoyed […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Turkey’s Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

By   /  August 16, 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: Turkey: Amnesty Turkey’s Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

Source: Amnesty International – 15 August 2018, 12:48 UTC Following a decision by a court in Istanbul to release the Honorary Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kilic after more than fourteen months behind bars, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General said: “We are overjoyed at this news. It has taken us more than […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Mauritania: Arrests of opposition leader, anti-slavery activist and two journalists point to worrying pre-election crackdown

By   /  August 15, 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: Mauritania: Arrests of opposition leader, anti-slavery activist and two journalists point to worrying pre-election crackdown

Source: Amnesty International – Authorities in Mauritania must immediately put an end to the wave of arrests of journalists, opposition figures and anti-slavery activists in an apparent pre-election crackdown on dissent, Amnesty International said today. The president of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) and former presidential candidate Biram Dah Abeid […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Senegal: Unfair trials of senior opposition members spark human rights concerns ahead of UN review

By   /  August 15, 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: Senegal: Unfair trials of senior opposition members spark human rights concerns ahead of UN review

Source: Amnesty International – Senegal must make guaranteeing fair trials a priority and immediately stop intimidation and harassment of opposition leaders and crackdown on dissent, which has increased in the run up of the 2019 presidential elections, Amnesty International said today in its submission to the country’s UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The submission, Senegal: […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Uganda Investigate death of opposition politician’s driver

By   /  August 15, 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: Uganda Investigate death of opposition politician’s driver

Source: Amnesty International – 14 August 2018, 20:52 UTC Responding to Ugandan police claims that the driver of an opposition politician was killed by a “stray bullet” on the evening of 13 August following a political rally, Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Joan Nyanyuki, said: The Ugandan authorities […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: 65 California Cities, Counties Oppose Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Conservation, ecology, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Oceania, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: 65 California Cities, Counties Oppose Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

Source: Oceania Global – At least 65 California cities and counties have taken action opposing new fossil fuel leasing in the Pacific Ocean since President Trump proposed a massive expansion of drilling in federal waters last year. That ongoing campaign now represents communities with 21.3 million Californians — more than half the state’s population. These […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Mozambique: Effectively closing the media space with exorbitant accreditation fees

By   /  August 15, 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: Mozambique: Effectively closing the media space with exorbitant accreditation fees

Source: Amnesty International – The introduction by Mozambican authorities of exorbitant media accreditation fees is an assault on freedom of the press and a blatant attempt to clamp down on journalists, Amnesty International said today. These new fees will only serve to prevent the media from reporting on Mozambique, even if they are not intended […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Syria film/discussion event will highlight plight of prisoners in Assad’s jails

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Syria film/discussion event will highlight plight of prisoners in Assad’s jails

Source: Amnesty International – 14 Aug 2018, 05:52pm Event comes after spate of chilling detainee death notifications issued by Syrian authorities  17-minute documentary film ‘Alive in Graves’ to be shown ‘It was like a part of my soul died … after that, I had no joy, no laughter’ – Syrian student subjected to electro-shock torture […]

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