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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Papua New Guinea: Asylum-seekers at risk of return to Syria
19 May 2014

Five Syrian asylum-seekers held at a detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, are in danger of being returned to their home country, where ...

Urgent Action       ASA 34/001/2014

Australia: This is still breaking people: Update on human ...
12 May 2014

There appears to have been little or no effort by the Australian and Papua New Guinean governments to address the recommendations in Amnesty ...

Report       ASA 12/002/2014

PNG: Video of man mauled by police dogs must be ...
18 March 2014

Alleged brutality by a Papua New Guinea police dog squad must be investigated. , after a graphic video depicted a seemingly defenceless man ...

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Amnesty International | PNG: Video of man mauled by police ...
18 March 2014

The Papua New Guinea authorities must carry out an independent investigation into alleged brutality by a police dog squad, after a graphic video depicted ...

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Injustice incorporated: Corporate abuses and the human right ...
7 March 2014

Victims of human rights violations and abuses frequently face significant challenges when seeking remedy. This book explores the challenges involved ...

Report       POL 30/001/2014

PNG: No justice for woman burned alive in 'sorcery' attack ...
6 February 2014

The failure of the Papua New Guinea authorities to bring the killers of a woman who was burned alive to justice, underlines their complete failure to address ...

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Wire, January/February 2014. Vol. 44, issue 001
7 January 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Armed with pens, keyboards and a passion for human rights 3) My body my rights 4) Morocco: Remembering Amina 5) El ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2014

Australia: This is breaking people: Human rights violations at ...
11 December 2013

For years many asylum seekers have had little choice but to undertake a perilous ocean voyage from South East Asia to Australia, seeking safety. ...

Report       ASA 12/002/2013

Australia: Asylum seekers held in cruel and prison-like regime ...
11 December 2013

The Australian government is holding more than 1000 asylum seekers in shameful conditions in a processing centre on Manus Island, Papua New ...

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Not making us safer: Crime, public safety and the death ...
10 October 2013

When faced with high crime rates or public concern and outrage over crime rates or particularly heinous crimes, politicians and government authorities ...

Report       ACT 51/002/2013