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Questioning the death penalty

Questioning the death penalty

Amnesty International secretary-general Salil Shetty feels it's time for Malaysia to join theabolitionists, saying there is no evidence the death penalty is an effective deterrent. RIGHT now, more than 1,000 prisoners in Malaysia are waiting to ..., 1 week ago

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Dominion Post

New Zealand to take 1000 refugees each year

Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty wants to convince Prime minister John Key to at least double the intake of refugees into NZ. The number of refugees New Zealandwill accept is to increasefrom 750 to 1000 each year. Prime ...
 Dominion Post2 weeks ago New Zealand refugee quota upped to 1000 - 'stinks of a Government that doesn't care', say advocates  The Press NZ2 weeks ago

Conditions in Iraq detention centre 'shocking': Amnesty

15 minutes ago A delegation from the rights group, including its secretary general Salil Shetty, was able to visit one such centre in Amriyat al-Fallujah, west of Baghdad, on Saturday (AFP
 Yahoo! Finance1 month ago Rights group shocked at Iraqi detention centre conditions  ENCA1 month ago Iraqi terrorism suspects held in 'shocking' conditions: Amnesty  Middle East Eye1 month ago Conditions in Iraq Detention Center 'Shocking', Says Amnesty  Naharnet1 month ago
Amnesty International

Not Security or Human Rights, but Security for Human Rights

By Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, University of Dakar , 27 May 2016, 13:55 UTC Introduction Thank you to the host for organizing this important event today - the National Institute for Human Rights and Peace, ...
 Amnesty International4 weeks ago Amnesty Int. Europe as Failed Human Rights Test  Before It's News1 month ago Amnesty: Europe Has Failed First Test on Human Rights  MSNBC Newsweek1 month ago Rights groups call for action at first humanitarian summit  USA Today1 month ago

Upholding the Norms that Protect Humanity

This speech was delivered at the World Humanitarian Summit on 24 May 2016 byAmnesty InternationalSecretary GeneralSalil Shetty. Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen: When thinking of how best to use my time here today, one option I seriously ...
 Amnesty International1 month ago The World Humanitarian Summit ends with two new commitments  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago World Humanitarian Summit aims to tackle crisis  Houston Chronicle1 month ago
MSN Philippines

Aid Group MSF Refuses Funding From 'Shameful' EU

Provided by IBT Media (UK) EU Welcomes Turkish Plan On Migrant Crisis The aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it will no longer take EU funding, criticizing the bloc's shameful response to the refugee crisis . Jerome Oberreit, the ...
 MSN Philippines1 week ago
The Star (Kenya)

78% of Kenyans welcome refugees, rights lobby Amnesty International says

Refugees at Dadaab refugee camp. Photo/FILE Seventy-eight percent of Kenyans would welcome refugees into the country, a new survey on attitude towards the group has shown. The Refugees Welcome Index by Amnesty Intentional released Wednesday ...
 The Star (Kenya)1 week ago 78% of Kenyans would welcome refugees  The Star (Kenya)1 week ago

Censorship's nanny state

The problem isn't whether a scene was necessary or not but that judges are ending up micromanaging such decisions The liberal Indian who cares for the rule of law and freedom of expression now faces a unique predicament. He must acquiesce to the ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Immense Wealth, Poor Work Conditions in Qatar

By Chiara Poulteney Qatar's climate is unsuitable for hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022 due to the country's excessively high temperatures. Overcoming this challenge requires building very expensive infrastructure, including stadiums. But this ...
 World Policy Institute2 weeks ago Death Highlights Abuse of Migrant World Cup Laborers In Qatar  Vocativ1 month ago FIFA establishes worker welfare body for Qatar World Cup  Al-Araby Al-Jadeed2 months ago

Brazil: Imminent forced eviction of Indigenous Peoples flagrantly unjust

The planned forced eviction of nine families of the Guarani Kaiow√° Apikay Indigenous Peoples from their ancestral lands in Mato Grosso do Sul state is another example of the authorities riding rough-shod over human rights to make way for landowners ...
 Amnesty International2 weeks ago
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