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  1. Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Indymedia.ie

    ... site for professionals. In addition to a further post it led to my being top contributor in two Amnesty International groups, also in Human Rights at Work and twice in Civil Society Global Network. Also, much criticism was leveled at America for its ...

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  2. Easter fun at Knighton MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Hereford Times

    ... n, with their own brand of close harmony singing. They donated all the money they raised on the day to Amnesty International.

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  3. West Yorkshire Police's use of stun guns halves in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcChuddersfield

    ... the people of West Yorkshire." But a number of controversial cases have sparked Human rights group Amnesty International to campaign over the use of Tasers following research which linked the weapon's use to a number of deaths. Assistant Chief ...

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  4. Egyptian cop killed in Cairo bomb blastRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | News24

    ... against security forces in retaliation to their crackdown on Morsi supporters that, according to Amnesty International, has claimed 1 400 lives. But the deadliest attacks have been claimed by Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a jihadist group ...

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  5. Cora Blyth de PortilloRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... activity during elections. In later years she supported the Liberal Democrats and also worked for Amnesty International translating documents regarding torture under the Chilean dictatorship. Cora was always active and busy - one friend described ...

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  6. Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN.Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | IndyMedia

    ... site for professionals. In addition to a further post it led to my being top contributor in two Amnesty International groups, also in Human Rights at Work and twice in Civil Society Global Network. Also, much criticism was leveled at America for its ...

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  7. Central African Republic Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    ... coup, but Christian militias, known as the anti-balaka, have been allowed to fill the power vacuum, Amnesty International said, with dire consequences for Muslim civilians. Security volunteers use sticks to fend off people trying to enter a food and ...

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  8. Police officer killed, 2 injured in Cairo bomb attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Ma'an News Agency

    ... against security forces in retaliation to their crackdown on Morsi supporters that, according to Amnesty International, has claimed 1,400 lives. But the deadliest attacks have been claimed by Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a militant group ...

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  9. All Creatures Great & Small - Justia Weekly Writers' Picks April 18, 2014Read the original story

    Friday | Justia Legal SEO Blog

    ... all of the Association's claims and granted summary judgment for the Commission and intervenor Amnesty International. The court concluded that the Commission did not act arbitrarily and capriciously by choosing not to include a de minimus exception ...

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  10. Egypt police officer killed in new Cairo bomb blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    ... on his supporters. More than 1,400 Morsi supporters have been killed in the crackdown, according to Amnesty International, and thousands others have been jailed. Official figures show that more than 500 people -- mostly policemen and soldiers -- ...

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  11. Guantanamo Torturer, "Just Following Orders Procedures"Read the original story

    Friday | Balloon Juice

    ... instructor at the Air Force's elite survival school Mitchell also noted that he's a big supporter of Amnesty International and wanted to help the human rights organization raise money for child abuse by volunteering to sit in a dunk tank Read the ...

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  12. Public skepticism surges in Nigeria after false military reportRead the original story

    Friday | Yahoo!

    ... has escalated this year, with more than 1,500 people killed between January and March, according to Amnesty International. Boko Haram has not claimed responsibility for any of the violence this week but in the past 4-1/2 years it has been blamed for ...

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  13. With violence at new heights, Nigerians weary of military's claims of successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... has escalated this year, with more than 1,500 people killed between January and March, according to Amnesty International. Boko Haram has not claimed responsibility for any of the violence this week but in the past 4-1/2 years it has been blamed for ...

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  14. Tasers Are No Magic BulletRead the original story

    Friday | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... related to the use of tasers by law enforcement since 2001, according to the human rights agency Amnesty International. It is also reported that 90% of those who died were unarmed. TASER International, the main manufacturer of tasers, has begin ...

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  15. Richard Lizardo: Yale Pro-Life Group Voted Out of 'Social Justice' LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... Dwight Hall has made clear that its definition of "social justice" - member organizations range from Amnesty International to Students for Justice in Palestine - does not include active service to the community by conservative groups. Dwight Hall ...

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  16. There's A Horrific Law In Iran That Lets The Bereaved Personally Execute MurderersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... execution, they don't have a say over the jail sentence he is expected to serve instead. According to Amnesty International , Iran executed at least 369 people in 2013, a rise of 18% over the previous year. That is more than any other country with ...

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  17. Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Abc13.com

    ... ran has the second highest number of executions in the world - 369 in 2013 - after China, according to Amnesty International.

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  18. Does Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Fawning Affection For Castro Diminish His Literary Achievement?Read the original story

    Friday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... to answer for regarding Cuba). Many more would have left if they had been allowed. Outfits such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have long ranked Cuba as "not free" and ultra-repressive under the decades-long rule of the Castro ...

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  19. US Terror Suspects Face "Terrifying" Justice SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Common Dreams

    ... the autumn of 2009 through Hashmi's sentencing gradually attracted civil liberties groups, including Amnesty International, the Council on Arab-Islamic Relations and the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CCR), along with family members of other ...

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  20. Nigeria: Boko Haram Bus Bombing a Sign of WeaknessRead the original story

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... government which has left an estimated 5,000 people dead and thousands more displaced. According to Amnesty International, 1,500 of these deaths have occurred since the beginning of 2014, marking a recent upsurge in attacks both in frequency and ...

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