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Amnesty International Stands Up Against Injustice Against Young People Around The World

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Young people around the world are facing different realities of violence and deprivation, yet in a new wave of human rights activism they are...
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SERAP appeals to Buhari over Boko Haram’s amnesty grant

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A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “drop the...

Amnesty International Is This The End?

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The world is confronting new realities as hitherto power bases succumb to the excessive clout they have built around themselves as communication becomes more...
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Kenyan authorities asked to probe police killings

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The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International...
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Hundreds of Darfuri Students Protesters Blockaded

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The Sudanese authorities must end the continued discrimination of Darfuri students at universities, said Amnesty International today as more than 1,000 Darfuri students of...

Dogara must halt debate on bill granting full amnesty to treasury looters – SERAP

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Hon. Dogara Yakubu, Speaker, House of Representatives, urging him to use his...
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Amnesty International and Federal Army’s Pardonable Imprint

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To assert that the entire world is astounded with the exceptional performance of the Nigerian Army in quenching the conflagration of the deadly Boko...

Foh-Amoaning and AI Director Battle It Out Over Gay Rights

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It was words of war between Human Rights Advocate Moses Foh-Amoaning and Amnesty International Acting Country Director Frank Doyi over the rights of homosexuals in the country. There has been...
Ipalibo Banigo

Nigeria’s oil rich state offers amnesty to cultists, criminals

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The program was in line with the peace initiative of the government, the state deputy governor Ipalibo Banigo told reporters in Port Harcourt, the...

Amnesty Int’l Wants Obinim Arrested

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Amnesty International Ghana is calling for an immediate arrest of the Founder and General Overseer of the International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel...

Amnesty: Close to 18k Have Been Killed in Syrian Jails

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Nearly 18,000 people have died in government prisons in Syria since the beginning of the uprising in 2011, according to Amnesty International. A...
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Ghana begins a journey to legalizing unlicensed arms

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The month-long limited weapons amnesty exercise instituted by the Ministry of the Interior in collaboration with the Small Arms Commission is expected to offer...
Buhari

Buhari promise leaders of his government’s commitments to Amnesty

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Against the backdrop of incessant attacks on gas installations in the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured leaders in the Niger-Delta...

Amnesty Period Announced In Sri Lanka For People To Surrender Illegal Arms

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The move came after it was noted that over 200 weapons maybe in circulation illegally. Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi told journalists in the capital that...
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Political prisoners granted amnesty in Myanmar

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The political prisoners were to be among a more general amnesty for around 4,000 prisoners across the country, local media reports said, citing unnamed...

EU, Turkey Deal To Swap Syrian Refugees Is Inhumane – AI

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"EU and Turkish leaders have today sunk to a new low, effectively horse-trading away the rights and dignity of some of the world's most...

Arbitrary Arrests, Caste-based Discrimination In India – Amnesty

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The human rights group's annual report criticized what it saw as arbitrary arrests, caste-based discrimination, and extra-judicial killings in India. The report said the Hindu...

The Nigerian army and Amnesty International faces the facts

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Last week there was a reported meeting between the Nigerian Army and the international non-governmental organization (NGO), Amnesty International (AI) in Abuja, Nigeria. From...
Mr Kwame Pianim

Give amnesty to suspended members as Xmas gift – Mpianim

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo must extend a hand of reconciliation and give unconditional amnesty to all suspended Party members including elected officials who...

Ataa Ayi begs Mahama for Amnesty

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Atta Ayi begs Mahama The convicted armed robber is currently serving a 160 year jail term with hard labour on different charges of robbery...

Ex-freedom fighters squabbling over Presidential Amnesty programme

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Ex-freedom fighters, in the Niger Delta region, are squabbling over the?Presidential Amnesty programme by the Federal Government to repentantmilitants, just as some say the...
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Nigeria’s military leadership failed to protect civilians ? Amnesty

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Nigeria's army was warned of Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram's plan to kill hundreds of civilians in attacks on two north-eastern towns, human rights...

Nigeria?s Home-grown Presidential Amnesty Programme

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In just four years of its implementation, Nigeria?s home-grown Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reinte?gration (DDR) component of the Presidential Amnesty Pro?gramme, under which 30,000 for?mer...
Princess Chinwe Nwaebili, Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Dr. Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State and his wife, Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano during the activities marking the 54th Independence Anniversary in Awka...Wednesday

Obiano Grants Amnesty to 25 Prisoners

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By: chuks Collins   The governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has assured compatriots that sooner than later, Nigeria would overcome the many challenges that...

25 prisoners gets pardoned on 54th Independence Day

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Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State inspecting a Guard of Honour as part of the ceremonies marking the 54th Independence Anniversary in Awka?Wednesday Princess...
Students demonstrated at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Monday. CreditBobby Yip/Reuters

Occupy Central Disrupt Social Order In Hong Kong

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China on Wednesday insisted that elections for Hong Kong's leaders must be conducted under existing rules and insisted that ongoing pro-democracy protests in the...

Nigeria grants amnesty to fifteen prisoners

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Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has granted amnesty to fifteen prisoners serving different jail terms in the state to mark the Nation?s 54th...

Over 200 Migrants Could Have Been Saved If

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Some 200 migrants presumed to have died in a major shipwreck last year could have been saved if Italian and Maltese authorities had not...

Investigating Amnesty International Video Allegation

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.... ?Of Human Rights Abuse By Nigerian Military Welcome to this press briefing which was compelled by the urgent need to clarify some developments arising...

President Exercise Prerogative Of Mercy

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President John Dramani Mahama has granted amnesty to 1,104 prisoners in commemoration of Ghana?s 54th Republic Anniversary which fell on Tuesday July 1. The amnesty...