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MIL-OSI NGOs: UN: Kofi Annan, lifelong champion of justice, peace and dignity

By   /  August 19, 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: UN: Kofi Annan, lifelong champion of justice, peace and dignity

Source: Amnesty International – 18 August 2018, 12:32 UTC Responding to this morning’s announcement of the passing of Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s Secretary General said: “The world has lost a great leader. Kofi’s dedication and drive for a more […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Kofi Annan: Lifelong champion of justice, peace and dignity

By   /  August 19, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Kofi Annan: Lifelong champion of justice, peace and dignity

Source: Amnesty International – 18 Aug 2018, 12:35pm Kofi Annan, pictured in 2001 Responding to this morning’s announcement of the passing of Kofi Annan, the former UN Secretary-General who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said: “The world has lost a great leader. Kofi’s dedication and […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: New Secretary General Kumi Naidoo pledges support for African human rights defenders to hold the powerful to account

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, South Africa, Zimbabwe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: New Secretary General Kumi Naidoo pledges support for African human rights defenders to hold the powerful to account

Source: Amnesty International – Kumi Naidoo, the new Secretary General of Amnesty International met with human rights activists from across southern Africa in Johannesburg today, to hear first-hand about their struggles. He pledged to strengthen Amnesty International’s work with them to tackle the most pressing issues facing the continent. “Today I met brave and courageous […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Malaysia: 100 days in power – government still has much to do on human rights

By   /  August 18, 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: 100 days in power – government still has much to do on human rights

Source: Amnesty International – Malaysia’s new government still has a long way to go to fulfil its agenda of human rights reform, despite some notable achievements during its first 100 days in power, said Amnesty International.   While the Pakatan Harapan coalition has taken some positive steps, including the pardon and release of former opposition leader […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Bangladesh: Nearly 100 arrests as crackdown on protests continue

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Bangladesh, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Bangladesh: Nearly 100 arrests as crackdown on protests continue

Source: Amnesty International – The Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on protests that has seen nearly 100 people arrested to date, Amnesty International said today. Two weeks after thousands of school students took to the streets of Dhaka, demanding safer roads after two students were killed by a speeding bus, protesters are being subjected […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: feminist activist in court for menstruation protest

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, Kazakhstan, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: feminist activist in court for menstruation protest

Source: Amnesty International – 16 Aug 2018, 08:47pm Kazakhstani human rights defender Zhanar Sekerbayeva has been charged with the offence of “minor hooliganism” after taking part in a photo stunt about the taboo of menstruation in her country. Sekerbayeva – an LGBTI and women’s rights campaigner – was participating in a demonstration organised by the group […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Uganda: Opposition MPs must not be tried in military court

By   /  August 17, 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: Opposition MPs must not be tried in military court

Source: Amnesty International – Two opposition MPs arrested and detained in Uganda must be promptly charged and tried in ordinary civilian courts if sufficient evidence of a recognizable criminal offence is found or else be released, Amnesty International said today. If there is sufficient evidence that Robert Kyagulanyi and Francis Zaake have committed a recognisable […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Indonesia: Dozens killed on the streets in police crackdown ahead of Asian Games

By   /  August 17, 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: Indonesia: Dozens killed on the streets in police crackdown ahead of Asian Games

Source: Amnesty International – Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people in an escalating crackdown on what they have called ‘petty criminals’ in the lead-up to the country’s hosting of the 2018 Asian Games, which open tomorrow in Jakarta, said Amnesty International Indonesia. Between January and August this year, at least 77 people […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Released Amnesty Chair hopes justice will prevail for all victims of politically motivated prosecutions

By   /  August 17, 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: Released Amnesty Chair hopes justice will prevail for all victims of politically motivated prosecutions

Source: Amnesty International – Taner Kılıç, the Honorary Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, who was released yesterday after more than fourteen months behind bars, has thanked his supporters and said he hopes the campaign for his release helps to highlight the situation facing other victims of politically motivated prosecutions in Turkey. Taner, whose trial will […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Kazakhstan: Feminist LGBTI activist standing trial for photoshoot

By   /  August 17, 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: Kazakhstan: Feminist LGBTI activist standing trial for photoshoot

Source: Amnesty International – The Kazakhstani authorities must immediately end proceedings against Zhanar Sekerbayeva, an activist working on LGBTI and women’s rights who is accused of “minor hooliganism” for taking part in an awareness-raising photoshoot, Amnesty International said today. Zhanar Sekerbayeva is a member of the group ‘Feminita’, which held a photo session on 9 […]

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