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Citizens of the World Argentina

During the summer of 2008, five groups of Belgian teenagers were c...

Regions: Argentina

Issues: Forced disappearances

Witnessed: 2144 times

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Bhopal - end 25 years of injustice

Shortly before midnight on 2 December 1984 thousands of tonnes of deadly chemicals leaked from Union Carbide’s pesticide plant in Bhopal, central India. Around half a million people were exposed....

Regions: India

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Justice

Witnessed: 4687 times

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Amnesty International: Report on Mindanao Conflict

More than 200,000 civilians in central Mindanao are still vulnerable to abuses despite the recent ceasefire between the Philippine army and the insurgent Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), warned A...

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Armed conflict, Internally displaced persons, Torture

Witnessed: 2798 times

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U2 announces Amnesty award to Aung San Suu Kyi

U2 has announced that Aung San Suu Kyi has been given Amnesty International's highest honour - The Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2009

Regions: Myanmar

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Freedom of opinion & expression, Justice

Witnessed: 2322 times

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Iran Demonstration July 2009

Demonstration outside the Iranian Embassy in London calling for the Iranian people's human rights to be respected.

Regions: Iran

Issues: Elections

Witnessed: 1962 times

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Former Prisoner of Conscience Rebiya Kadeer

Former Prisoner of Conscience Rebiya Kadeer speaks for freedom of Human Rights in China Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajzFyjac8tk

Regions: China

Issues: Arbitrary arrest, Detention

Witnessed: 2384 times

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High Level Mission to Kenya - The Dignity Campaign Launch

Irene Khan, the Secretary General of Amnesty International at the launch of the new campaign, Demand Dignity, in Kenya.

Regions: Kenya

Issues: Discrimination, Poverty

Witnessed: 2294 times

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High Level Mission in Kenya

Irene Khan, the Secretary General of Amnesty International visiting slums in her first day visit in Kenya.

Regions: Kenya

Issues: Discrimination, Food & health & development, Poverty

Witnessed: 2143 times

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Amnesty International Report 2009

The Amnesty International Report 2009 highlights the impact of the economic crisis on human rights across the world and calls for a new deal on human rights to go hand-in-hand with the financial solut...

Regions: Global

Issues: Food & health & development, Housing, Poverty

Witnessed: 2025 times

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Mixed messages from President Obama after 100 days

100 days after taking office, President Obama's record in terms of US counter terrorism policies has been assessed in a new Amnesty International report. Photographs by Peter Von Elling

Regions: United States

Issues: Detention, Prisons, Torture

Witnessed: 2050 times

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