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  1. Indian migrants among others still unpaid by Qatar WC buildersRead the original story

    18 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... e fitted with expensive etched glass and handmade Italian furniture. But Lee Trading's collapse led to Amnesty International raising the case with Qatar's prime minister last November after many of the workers were left stranded.

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  2. Kosovo: KLA leaders to be indicted for crimes against humanityRead the original story

    30 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Longstanding impunity for crimes against humanity in Kosovo will be challenged after today's announcement that former leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army will be indicted for the abduction, inhumane treatment and killing of Kosovo Serbs and ethnic Albanians believed to oppose the KLA in 1999, Amnesty International said today.

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  3. Burundi on edge amid rise of violent youth groupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTOV9

    ... a history of ethnic strife and a border with Rwanda. In a report released Tuesday, the rights group Amnesty International warned of the threat posed by the Imbonerakure, whose members are accused of spearheading the clampdown on the opposition. ...

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  4. The Flight from Mosul: "We Left Everything Behind to Save Our Lives"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    ... of Iraq and nothing to go back to in Mosul because our lives there have been destroyed," Marvin told Amnesty International. In recent weeks, Marvin's story has become tragically common among Christians and other civilians in Mosul. Abu Yussef's ...

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  5. EU must close all loopholes in the torture tradeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Amnesty International

    ... technologies that have no practical use other than to torture, ill-treat or execute individuals, said Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation, as experts meet in Brussels today to strengthen current regulations. The organizations are ...

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  6. Burundi's opposition 'targeted'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    Burundi's ruling party is waging a "relentless campaign of intimidation" against its critics ahead of presidential elections next year, Amnesty International says.

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  7. Indian migrants among others still unpaid by Qatar WC buildersRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... e fitted with expensive etched glass and handmade Italian furniture. But Lee Trading's collapse led to Amnesty International raising the case with Qatar's prime minister last November after many of the workers were left stranded.

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  8. Qatar World Cup organisers dismayed that workers have not been paid for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | World Soccer

    ... now being exploited on wages as low as 50 pence (85 cents) an hour." But Lee Trading's collapse led to Amnesty International raising the case with Qatar's prime minister last November after many of the workers were left stranded and without pay. In ...

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  9. World Famous Admiral Theatre Presents Sexy Miley Cyrus Look-A-Like...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Admiral Theatre Gentlemen's Club is supporting AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL on August 14th by holding a "Sexy Miley Cyrus Look-A-Like Contest" during her visit to the Windy City.

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  10. 32 SOLDIERS: 1064 CIVILIANSRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    ... only defending itself? Even a dog in Israel is safer than a human in Palestine but why? Where is the Amnesty international now? Oh I know the answer dear readers. These organizations just pose to belong to the entire world however they are just a ...

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  11. Central African Republic: Will (re)constructing Security Sector Help Protect Population?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Amnesty International recently published a report calling for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators in the on-going violent conflict in CAR.

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  12. Michael Hutchence's Daughter Tiger Lily to Inherit Almost Nothing From HimRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... $572 in a shared bank account when he died. He left the first $500,000 of his wealth to Greenpeace and Amnesty International charities, while the rest would be divided 50/50 between his family and Tiger Lily. His younger brother Rhett expressed his ...

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  13. Swaziland: 'Black Friday for Journalism' in SwazilandRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... Hlatshwayo said: "We would not like to pre-empt the court ruling but we can only hope for the best." Amnesty International, a global human rights defender, described the sentence for Makhubu and Maseko as "deplorable", saying the ruling was intended ...

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  14. Five years after massacre at Camp Ashraf on July 28-29, 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NCR Iran

    ... that the Iraqi government was forced to release the hostages, who by then were on the brink of death. Amnesty International in its 2010 Iraq Report regarding human rights situation in Iraq wrote that the "Video footage showed Iraqi security forces ...

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  15. Qatar workers' exploitation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    ... been no official help for them. Qatar 's prime minister was specifically told about their plight when Amnesty International complained about the Al Bidda workers back in December. But nothing has happened for these men. "We don't have any way to get ...

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  16. Amnesty International, Thai Military Leaders Discuss Rights ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Voice of America

    Amnesty International says a team of four from its headquarters in London traveled to Thailand to research the human rights situation in the kingdom following the May 22 coup.

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  17. Trapped in Qatar: the migrants who helped build the 'tower of football'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Beaver Countian

    ... been no official help for them. Qatar's prime minister was specifically told about their plight when Amnesty International complained about the Al Bidda workers back in December. But nothing has happened for these men. "We don't have any way to get ...

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  18. Truth the greatest casualty in Gaza warRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... Let's be clear: I'm no fan of Hamas, a brutal and anti-Semitic group which has been accused by Amnesty International and other NGOs of human rights abuses against the people of Gaza and of war crimes against the people of Israel. Firing rockets into ...

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  19. Burundi: Fears mount amid escalating political violence and government crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA

    Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ahead of next year's election, warns Amnesty International in a report published today.

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  20. Video Finds: Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler Acoustic DuetRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Guitar World

    ... um in 1987. The Secret Policeman's Ball is a long-running series of benefit shows that raise funds for Amnesty International, and features performances from musicians, comedians and more.

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