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Amnesty wants meeting with Premier League over Newcastle takeover

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Amnesty International has called for a meeting with the Premier League chief executive, Richard Masters, over the controversial takeover of Newcastle United. Sacha Deshmukh, Amnesty’s chief executive, has asked for th...

Amnesty urges Premier League to block Saudi-backed takeover of Newcastle

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The Premier League has been urged to consider Saudi Arabia’s “appalling” human rights record before it gives the green light to the Saudi-led consortium’s takeover of Newcastle. The call has come from Amnesty Internat...

Big pharma fuelling human rights crisis over Covid vaccine inequity – Amnesty

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Amnesty International has accused six pharmaceutical companies that have developed Covid-19 vaccines of fuelling a global human rights crisis, citing their refusal to sufficiently waive intellectual property rights, s ...

Ten women and girls killed every day in Mexico, Amnesty report says

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Ten minste 10 women and girls are murdered every day in Mexico, according to a new report that says victims’ families are often left to carry out their own homicide investigations. The scathing report, released on Monda...

UK’s Troubles amnesty plan goes further than Pinochet’s, study says

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The UK government’s plan to end all Troubles-era prosecutions in Northern Ireland would create an amnesty wider than the one Augusto Pinochet introduced to shield human rights violators in Chile, according to a study....

Qatar has failed to explain up to 70% of migrant worker deaths in past 10 years – Amnesty

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World Cup host Qatar has failed to investigate the deaths of thousands of migrant workers in the past decade, according to a new report by Amnesty International. The human rights organisation said the majority of migr...

Troubles ‘amnesty’: how much contempt does this government have for Northern Ireland?

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In the early hours of a summer morning in 1991 Tom Oliver, a 43-year-old father of seven children, left his home in the border county of Louth in the Republic of Ireland to attend to a calving cow in a field on his fa...

British plans for a Troubles amnesty would breach international obligations

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Dealing with the legacy of the Troubles is not easy, but there are no shortcuts. In 2014, the UK and Irish governments and Northern Ireland parties came together and negotiated a comprehensive and balanced framework f...

UK plan for Troubles amnesty breaches international obligations – Irish minister

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Ireland’s foreign minister has warned that a British government plan to bring prosecutions for killings during the Troubles to an end would breach its international obligations. The proposals would also undoubtedly be...

Boris Johnson accused of losing ‘moral backbone’ as plan for Troubles amnesty faces wall of opposition – politics live

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Nuutste opdaterings: Labour calls plans for statute of limitations to end prosecutions related to the Troubles before 1998 ‘staggeringly insensitive’

Amnestie: 'Katalogus van oortredings' deur die Israelse polisie teen Palestyne

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Die jongste gewelddadige oplewing in die Gazastrook het gepaard gegaan met 'n "katalogus van oortredings" wat deur die Israelse polisie teen Palestyne in Israel en Oos-Jerusalem beset is, volgens navorsing van ...

Amnesty International restores Alexei Navalny’s prisoner of conscience status

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Amnesty International has apologized to the jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for stripping him of its “prisoner of conscience” status and said it would restore the designation. Amnesty announced on 24 February tha...

Amnesty International has culture of white privilege, verslag vind

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Amnesty International has a culture of white privilege with incidents of overt racism including senior staff using the N-word and micro-aggressive behaviour such as the touching of black colleagues’ hair, according to...

Hidden human rights crises threaten post-Covid global security – Amnesty

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Neglected human rights crises around the world have the potential to undermine already precarious global security as governments continue to use Covid as a cover to push authoritarian agendas, Amnesty International ha...