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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Three Australians spared death penalty in Bali | Amnesty ...
6 March 2008

Three members of the so-called Bali Nine have had their death sentencesreduced to life imprisonment following a judicial review by the ...

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Australia apologises for abuses of Indigenous | Amnesty ...
13 February 2008

Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally apologised to theIndigenous people who were members of the Stolen Generation and theirfamilies on ...

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Video: Worldwide actions to close Guantánamo | Amnesty ...
18 January 2008

Thousands of people, including Amnesty International members and supporters from around the world, have taken action to mark the sixth anniversary ...

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The world shouts 'Close Guantánamo' | Amnesty International
16 January 2008

Thousands join worldwide protests marking the sixth anniversary of the first transfers of detainees to Guantánamo on 11 January.

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Australia: A Briefing for the Committee against Torture
1 October 2007

This briefing summarizes Amnesty International's views about Australia's implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman ...

Report       ASA 12/001/2007

The Wire, June 2007. Vol. 37, No. 5
1 June 2007

1) 40 years of occupation 2) Systematic use of torture in Guinea 3) Access denied! Closing borders deprives refugees of their rights: Australia to 'swap ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2007

Australia: Open letter to Prime Minister John Howard calling ...
24 October 2006

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Media Briefing. AI Index: ASA 12/006/2006 (Public). News Service No: 276. 25 October 2006. ...

Press Release       ASA 12/006/2006

Australia: Justice for David Hicks! E-mail Australian Prime ...
22 October 2006

Australian citizen David Hicks has been detained in Guantánamo for nearly five years. The Australian government must act to bring him back home to ...

Action Document       ASA 12/007/2006

The Wire, October 2006. Vol. 36, No.9.
30 September 2006

1) Government maligns Colombian activists 2) Will China honour its Olympic promises? 3) 3 October Focus on Africa - World Habitat Day 4) Thousands ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/009/2006

Australia: Further information on Stop proposals that will ...
16 August 2006

Amnesty International welcomes the Australian Prime Minister's decision to abandon the Migration Amendment Bill.

Action Document       ASA 12/004/2006