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MIL-OSI NGOs: Malaysia: Parliament must consign death penalty to the history books

By   /  October 11, 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: Parliament must consign death penalty to the history books

Source: Amnesty International – Responding to the Malaysian government’s announcement today that it plans to abolish the death penalty for all crimes, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said: “Today’s announcement is a major step forward for all those who have campaigned for an end to the death penalty in Malaysia. Malaysia must now join […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Burkina Faso: Urgent need to protect girls from FGM and forced marriage

By   /  October 11, 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: Burkina Faso: Urgent need to protect girls from FGM and forced marriage

Source: Amnesty International – • 48 girls suffered medical complications following female genital mutilation last month• More than half of girls marry before their eighteenth birthday The plight of 48 girls who had complications from female genital mutilation (FGM) highlights the urgent need for better protection of sexual and reproductive rights in the country, Amnesty […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF refers Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance to UN Working Group

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF refers Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance to UN Working Group

Source: Reporters Without Borders – RSF is also calling for an independent international investigation to determine what happened to Khashoggi, a well-known newspaper columnist living in self-imposed exile in the United States who has not been seen since he went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a week ago.    RSF suggests that the investigation could be […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Rwanda’s new penal code is still tough on journalists

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Rwanda’s new penal code is still tough on journalists

Source: Reporters Without Borders –   Journalists can still be jailed for publishing cartoons of the president under the extremely oppressive penal code that was adopted on 27 September. “Humiliating” state officials or legislators in either spoken word, writing or cartoons is punishable for up to two years in prison or a fine of 490 […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: Journalists arrested in ‘another alarming assault on press freedom’

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Burma, English, Journalists, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: Journalists arrested in ‘another alarming assault on press freedom’

Source: Amnesty International – 10 Oct 2018, 01:02pm Responding to the arrest of journalists Nayi Min, Kyaw Zaw Linn and Phyo Wai Win in Myanmar today, Tirana Hassan, Amnesty International’s Director of Crisis Response, said: “These arrests are yet another alarming assault on press freedom in Myanmar, and demonstrate that the authorities in the country are growing […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar : RSF calls for release of three Eleven Media journalists

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar : RSF calls for release of three Eleven Media journalists

Source: Reporters Without Borders – The three journalists – chief editor Kyaw Zaw Lin, chief reporter Nayi Min and senior editor Phyo Wai Win – are facing up to two years in prison under article 505 (b) of Myanmar’s penal code, which penalizes the publication of reports that could cause “fear or alarm to the […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Jamal Khashoggi is not the first Saudi journalist to disappear

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Jamal Khashoggi is not the first Saudi journalist to disappear

Source: Reporters Without Borders – A former government supporter, Jamal Khashoggi had been in self-imposed exile in the United States where he had become well-known as a newspaper columnist and commentator critical of the current Saudi regime. He fled Saudi Arabia last year for fear of being arrested, after being banned from writing in the […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Summing-up in trial of RSF’s Turkey representative delayed until January

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Summing-up in trial of RSF’s Turkey representative delayed until January

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the Turkish authorities to dismiss the case against its Turkey representative and two other human rights defenders after an Istanbul court today adjourned their trial for the seventh time in nearly two years. RSF also appeals for as much support as possible […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Northern Ireland abortion: 75% of UK public want government to change law – new polls

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Abortion in Ireland and Northern Ireland, Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Northern Ireland, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Northern Ireland abortion: 75% of UK public want government to change law – new polls

Source: Amnesty International – 65% of Northern Irish public believe having an abortion should not be a crime 78% of rest of UK believe that abortion in Northern Ireland should be decriminalised 83% of Great Britain think women in Northern Ireland should have the same access to abortion pills as women in the rest of UK First major opinion polling […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: World Day Against Death Penalty: powerful video shows horror for families

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Belarus, Death Penalty, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: World Day Against Death Penalty: powerful video shows horror for families

Source: Amnesty International – To coincide with World Day Against the Death Penalty today, Amnesty has released a powerful six-minute video showing the impact of the death penalty on families in Belarus, the only country in Europe that still carries out executions.  The video, based on the case of Gennadii Yakovitskii who was executed in […]

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