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Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
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Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,335 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

Explainer: Why is India calling for IP rules around Covid vaccines to be waived?
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Explainer: Why is India calling for IP rules around Covid vaccines to be waived?

Apr 30th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,867 Views 18 Comments

The World Trade Organization will meet again today to discuss the proposal.

'We need the pressure to continue to build' - calls for FAI to speak up for migrants’ rights in Qatar
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'We need the pressure to continue to build' - calls for FAI to speak up for migrants’ rights in Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,959 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians and Amnesty International Ireland have made their voices heard, as the Republic of Ireland face the 2022 World Cup hosts in a friendly game tonight.

Violent protests erupt in Madrid and Barcelona again over jailing of rapper
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Violent protests erupt in Madrid and Barcelona again over jailing of rapper

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 10:02 PM 34,923 Views 34 Comments

Rapper Pablo Hasel barricaded himself and supporters in a university during a 24-hour standoff with police.

'Massacre' of civilians in Ethiopia may be war crimes, UN says, as conflict escalates
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'Massacre' of civilians in Ethiopia may be war crimes, UN says, as conflict escalates

Nov 13th 2020, 12:06 PM 17,218 Views 14 Comments

A man lies down after giving blood at a blood drive in support of the country’s military, at a stadium in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Thursday,

Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government
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Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 9:29 PM 16,917 Views 43 Comments

Fine Gael and Tánaiste Simon Coveney have repeatedly outlined their opposition to the Bill.

Amnesty: Premier League at risk of 'becoming a patsy' amid Saudi takeover talks at Newcastle
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Amnesty: Premier League at risk of 'becoming a patsy' amid Saudi takeover talks at Newcastle

Apr 21st 2020, 2:53 PM 6,281 Views 8 Comments

Amnesty UK director Kate Allen has written to Premier League chief executive Richard Masters.

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison
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'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison

Jul 31st 2019, 7:22 AM 7,691 Views 7 Comments

Inmates have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks, Amnesty International has said.

US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in four month blitz on Syrian city, says Amnesty
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US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in four month blitz on Syrian city, says Amnesty

Apr 25th 2019, 10:56 PM 13,657 Views 83 Comments

Amnesty International say the coalition has only admitted to around 10% of the deaths.

'Time for change': UK committee finds British government responsible for addressing Northern Ireland abortion laws
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'Time for change': UK committee finds British government responsible for addressing Northern Ireland abortion laws

Apr 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,656 Views 13 Comments

Laws in Northern Ireland mean that women cannot access an abortion unless there is a serious risk to their life.

Amnesty Ireland calls for US to 'follow its own laws' as crisis unfolds at Mexico border
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Amnesty Ireland calls for US to 'follow its own laws' as crisis unfolds at Mexico border

Jan 31st 2019, 7:05 AM 12,466 Views 31 Comments

The US launched an effort to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through US immigration courts.

Killer robots could lead to 'new arms race with terrifying consequences', Amnesty International says
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Killer robots could lead to 'new arms race with terrifying consequences', Amnesty International says

Jan 22nd 2019, 6:15 AM 11,811 Views 21 Comments

Amnesty International is calling for a total ban on the development, production and use of fully autonomous weapon systems.

Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say
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Two people killed and 40 arrested in new 'gay purge' in Chechnya, activists say

Jan 14th 2019, 10:35 PM 15,763 Views 37 Comments

Chechen authorities immediately denied the claims.

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted
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Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

Dec 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,328 Views 22 Comments

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'
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Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

Dec 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,050 Views 55 Comments

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland
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'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

Nov 21st 2018, 5:57 PM 7,521 Views 21 Comments

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan have signed the letter ahead of the reading of a bill that would decriminalise abortion across the UK.

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour
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Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

Nov 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 25,248 Views 42 Comments

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

Diplomatic pressure results in Tanzania stating anti-gay crackdown is not government policy
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Diplomatic pressure results in Tanzania stating anti-gay crackdown is not government policy

Nov 6th 2018, 7:06 PM 8,695 Views 4 Comments

Amnesty International reports that ten men have been arrested since last week’s announcement.

Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal
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Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal

Jul 31st 2018, 12:47 PM 20,560 Views 73 Comments

The donation was for Amnesty’s ‘My Body, My Rights’ campaign which sought a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)
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Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)

Apr 27th 2018, 9:17 PM 23,168 Views 273 Comments

Only this week it was removed from another wall in the area.

Iraqi women suspected of IS links being sexually exploited and refused aid
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Iraqi women suspected of IS links being sexually exploited and refused aid

Apr 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,323 Views 15 Comments

An Amnesty International report has expressed concern about how women and children are sexually exploited.

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
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Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,339 Views 65 Comments

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'
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Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'

Apr 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 14,176 Views 165 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris stopped by Moore Street today to launch the ‘It’s Time to Talk’ referendum campaign.

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000
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Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000

Feb 12th 2018, 4:47 PM 7,872 Views 0 Comments

The money was donated to the group in order to fund activities around the Eighth Amendment.

Open Society says Sipo may have relied on stolen documents to make Amnesty donation decision
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Open Society says Sipo may have relied on stolen documents to make Amnesty donation decision

Dec 21st 2017, 4:28 PM 8,806 Views 58 Comments

Sipo has ordered Amnesty to return the €137,000 donation it received from Open Society.

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'
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Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

Nov 21st 2017, 8:58 AM 5,692 Views 13 Comments

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women
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'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Nov 20th 2017, 9:20 AM 10,261 Views 58 Comments

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

People were polled with the same questions as the Citizens' Assembly. Here's what they said
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People were polled with the same questions as the Citizens' Assembly. Here's what they said

Nov 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 16,348 Views 91 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly had an almost two-thirds majority vote (64%) for access to abortion on request at least in early pregnancy.

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'
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Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'

Aug 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 13,756 Views 134 Comments

72.6% of people aged between 18 and 35 would welcome refugees into their countries, according to a World Economic Foundation survey.

'They beat me with an electric cable, while throwing water on me at the same time'
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'They beat me with an electric cable, while throwing water on me at the same time'

Jul 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,059 Views 11 Comments

People accused of supporting Boko Haram are being brutally tortured in Cameroon.

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty
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Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Jul 6th 2017, 7:42 AM 9,192 Views 47 Comments

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?
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Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?

Jul 4th 2017, 7:29 PM 26,668 Views 112 Comments

Halawa has been imprisoned in the Egyptian capital for 1,418 days – nearly four years.

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
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'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Jul 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,446 Views 59 Comments

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer
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Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer

Jun 26th 2017, 10:44 PM 12,168 Views 7 Comments

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.

'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East
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'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East

May 24th 2017, 10:57 AM 19,717 Views 43 Comments

An audit received by Amnesty International found failings in how equipment was logged and monitored.

'Hate and fear' by Trump, Duterte and others is bringing the world back to the 1930s, says Amnesty
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'Hate and fear' by Trump, Duterte and others is bringing the world back to the 1930s, says Amnesty

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:14 AM 16,348 Views 75 Comments

Amnesty has attacked “the cynical use of ‘us vs. them’ narrative”.

Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him
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Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him

Feb 7th 2017, 2:30 PM 7,289 Views 47 Comments

The Syrian president also accused the UN of being biased because of American, French and British influence.

This is the before and after picture of a man who survived Syria's 'human slaughterhouse'
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This is the before and after picture of a man who survived Syria's 'human slaughterhouse'

Feb 7th 2017, 8:46 AM 35,936 Views 53 Comments

Amnesty says their new report reveals a “hidden, monstrous campaign” at Saydnaya prison.

Philippines police 'being paid to kill drug dealers' says report
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Philippines police 'being paid to kill drug dealers' says report

Feb 1st 2017, 7:26 AM 10,607 Views 45 Comments

The Amnesty report called it a “murderous war on the poor”.

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government
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TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

Jan 8th 2017, 6:41 PM 25,285 Views 147 Comments

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

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