Myanmar’s army on ‘killing spree’ in opposition to protesters: Amnesty

The Myanmar army is utilizing deadly ways and an arsenal of battlefield weapons to hold out a “killing spree” in opposition to peaceable protesters who oppose the February 1 coup, Amnesty International mentioned on Thursday after analysing video and photographic proof from the previous few weeks of mass protests. The cache of 55 video clips… Continue reading Myanmar’s army on ‘killing spree’ in opposition to protesters: Amnesty

Drama over Amnesty’s Navalny move raises necessary level: prisoner of conscience tag shouldn’t be reserved just for these we like

By Paul Robinson, a professor on the University of Ottawa. He writes about Russian and Soviet historical past, army historical past, and army ethics, and is writer of the Irrussianality weblog. Amnesty International’s assertion that it doesn’t think about Alexey Navalny a prisoner of conscience has his supporters up in arms. The group’s efforts to defend the activist… Continue reading Drama over Amnesty’s Navalny move raises necessary level: prisoner of conscience tag shouldn’t be reserved just for these we like

Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ standing due to stress from RT ‘untrue,’ says embattled NGO

A collection of sensational allegations that imagined RT on the coronary heart of a shadowy marketing campaign to smear jailed opposition determine Alexey Navalny over previous ‘racist’ remarks are false, a distinguished human rights group has insisted. Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ standing due to stress from RT ‘untrue,’ says embattled… Continue reading Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ standing due to stress from RT ‘untrue,’ says embattled NGO

‘You don’t have to worry’: Amnesty reveals it snubs inconvenient media and rights points in prank name with ‘Navalny ally’

Running injury management on the ‘prisoner of conscience’ row, Amnesty officers assured a prankster impersonating Alexey Navalny’s ally that they totally supported the jailed blogger and didn’t truly care about media freedom. During a zoom name, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Julie Verhaar, Eastern Europe and Central Asia director Marie Struthers and her deputy Denis Krivosheev… Continue reading ‘You don’t have to worry’: Amnesty reveals it snubs inconvenient media and rights points in prank name with ‘Navalny ally’

Iran to execute man arrested as teenager, Amnesty says

Dec 18, 2020 Amnesty International is urging the Iranian authorities to name off plans to execute a person for a criminal offense that befell when he was a teen and whose trial the rights group stated was grossly unfair. The household of Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee was knowledgeable on Thursday that his execution could be… Continue reading Iran to execute man arrested as teenager, Amnesty says

Amnesty blasts Airbnb for settlement listings as firm goes public

Dec 10, 2020 As Airbnb’s made its long-awaited public market debut, Amnesty International accused the home-sharing firm of being “deeply compromised” by its Israeli settlement listings within the West Bank.   The London-based rights group mentioned Airbnb has some 200 properties for hire in settlements which might be broadly thought of unlawful by the worldwide neighborhood.   “Shamefully, Airbnb has been… Continue reading Amnesty blasts Airbnb for settlement listings as firm goes public

Egypt carried out ‘execution spree’ in previous two months, Amnesty International says

Dec 2, 2020 Egypt has executed dozens of prisoners previously two months, nearly double the variety of recorded executions in all of 2019, Amnesty International stated Wednesday.  In what it known as a “horrifying execution spree,” the London-based rights group stated in a report Wednesday that Egyptian safety forces executed no less than 57 women… Continue reading Egypt carried out ‘execution spree’ in previous two months, Amnesty International says