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Sep 17 2018 11:55AM
Day of the Disappeared
Tomorrow is the twenty-fifth International Day of the Disappeared . Amnesty International has put together a two-minute campaign video highlighting the problem of enforced disappearances, emphasising the distress and grief disappearanc...
Sep 12 2018 3:54PM
Key facts about gun violence
Gun violence is a global human rights issue. Governments have a legal obligation to protect the right to life, and therefore a responsibility to protect people from firearm violence. We have to remind them of this by demanding reform.
Sep 7 2018 5:40PM
Free press under threat in Northern Ireland as journalists arrested
In two parts of the world this week, journalists found themselves behind bars for helping expose the involvement of security forces in the massacre of civilians. When it happened in Myanmar, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was straigh...
Sep 6 2018 2:16PM
The Palestinian children who went back to school early to stop it being demolished
The pupils of Khan al-Ahmar school in the occupied West Bank cut short their holidays and went back to school early to try to stop the Israeli army destroying it.
Aug 31 2018 12:20PM
Florida: the sunshine state or the death row state?
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Florida's diehard pursuit of the death penalty casts a black shadow over the sunshine state.