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MIL-OSI NGOs: Liberia: RSF decries attack on Monrovia radio station

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Liberia: RSF decries attack on Monrovia radio station

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Roots FM is owned by Henry Costa, an outspoken critic of President George Weah in the morning talk-show he hosts, The Costa Show, which is one of Liberia’s most popular radio programmes. According to the information obtained by RSF, the gunmen arrived at around 3 a.m., tied up the personnel […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Facebook’s oversight board is an important first step, but questions abound

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Facebook’s oversight board is an important first step, but questions abound

Source: Reporters Without Borders – “We feel this is an important first step, however, many essential questions remain. Much about the mechanics of this body needs to be specified. We need guarantees of real independence, as well as decision-making that conforms to international legal standards for freedom of speech,” said RSF San Francisco office director Sabine Dolan. […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Nigeria: ‘deadliest’ Boko Haram attack on Rann leaves at least 60 people murdered

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, Boko Haram, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Nigeria, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Nigeria: ‘deadliest’ Boko Haram attack on Rann leaves at least 60 people murdered

Source: Amnesty International – Satellite images available At least 60 people were killed following Monday’s (28 January) devastating Boko Haram attack on Rann, a border town in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, Amnesty International has confirmed. Amnesty analysed satellite imagery which shows hundreds of burned structures in the town. Many of the destroyed structures only date […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Vigil for murdered student Giulio Regeni at Egyptian Embassy in London

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, Egypt, Enforced disappearance, English, Italy, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Torture  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Vigil for murdered student Giulio Regeni at Egyptian Embassy in London

Source: Amnesty International – Cambridge and London Amnesty groups to hold sombre event at Egyptian Embassy on Saturday 2 February, 12-1pm Letter demanding full investigation into Italian PhD researcher’s murder in Egypt three years ago to be delivered to embassy ‘The demand for truth for Giulio will not go away’ – Sue Woodsford A vigil […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Saudi Arabia: ‘Relief’ at withdrawal of death penalty against female activist

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Saudi Arabia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Saudi Arabia: ‘Relief’ at withdrawal of death penalty against female activist

Source: Amnesty International – 01 Feb 2019, 02:23pm Responding to reports that Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is no longer seeking the death penalty for Israa al-Ghomgham, a female activist on trial for peacefully participating in anti-government protests in the country’s Eastern Province in 2015, Samah Hadid, Amnesty International’s Middle East Director of Campaigns, said: “The news […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Iraq: Coalition should follow Australia’s lead after admission of 18 civilian deaths in Mosul

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, Iraq, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Iraq: Coalition should follow Australia’s lead after admission of 18 civilian deaths in Mosul

Source: Amnesty International – Responding to the Australian Defence Force’s admission that its airstrikes in the Iraqi city of Mosul may have caused up to 18 civilian deaths in 2017, Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty International’s Middle East Research Director, said: “The Australian Defence Force’s latest admission that its airstrikes killed civilians during the battle for Mosul […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: UN asked to intercede in arrests of foreign journalists, censorship in Venezuela

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: UN asked to intercede in arrests of foreign journalists, censorship in Venezuela

Source: Reporters Without Borders – The foreign journalists, who had come to cover anti-Maduro demonstrations in Venezuela’s largest cities, were arrested by the police, the General Directorate for Military Counter-Intelligence (DGCIM), the Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN) and the presidential guard. The censorship of independent and international media is becoming more and more blatant and disturbing […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Hong Kong: Court ruling a setback in transgender fight for equality

By   /  February 2, 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: Hong Kong: Court ruling a setback in transgender fight for equality

Source: Amnesty International – 01 Feb 2019, 10:54am Responding to a Hong Kong judicial review that upheld the government’s policy of forcing transgender people to undergo surgery before having their gender legally recognised, Man-kei Tam, Director of Amnesty International Hong Kong, said: “Today’s judgment is a blow for the recognition of transgender people. It is […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: The brave young people fighting for human rights in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, impact, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: The brave young people fighting for human rights in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Source: Amnesty International – In the aftermath of Jair Bolsonaro’s election on an openly anti-human rights agenda, a climate of fear remains in Brazil. Yet, young people are rising up and making their voices heard. Amnesty International met seven human rights activists who reveal what life is like in Salvador, Brazil, and how they’re tackling […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Venezuela: Arrest of 11 journalists a ‘vain attempt’ to disguise human rights violations

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, Journalists, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Venezuela  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Venezuela: Arrest of 11 journalists a ‘vain attempt’ to disguise human rights violations

Source: Amnesty International – 31 Jan 2019, 05:07pm A member of the riot security forces points a gun towards a crowd of demonstrators in Venezuela © Christian Veron/REUTERS In response to reports that at least 11 journalists were detained in Venezuela this week, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Amnesty International’s Americas Director, said: “The detention of journalists is […]

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