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USA: Respect the right to peaceful demonstration in wake of Ferguson decision - 25 noviembre 2014

Headline Title:  USA: Respect the right to peaceful demonstration in wake of Ferguson decision   Law enforcement personnel in the US state of Missouri must not resort to excessive use of force as protesters take to the streets following the Grand Jury decision not to indict a police officer accused of shooting the teenager Michael Brown, said Amnesty International today. Media Node:  Ferguson Twitter Tag:  Ferguson Story Location:  United States 38° 46' 39.9" N, 90° 17' 57.7032" W See map: Google Maps “There cannot be a repeat of the abuses that occurred during the policing of protests in August. The right to peaceful demonstration is a human right that must be protected vigilantly. Officers are duty-bound to respect and facilitate that right, not impede it. ” Fuente:  Steven W. Hawkins, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Fecha:  Mar, 25/11/2014 URL:  Ferguson: Respect the Rights of Peaceful Protesters Descripción:  Take action! URL:  On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson Descripción:  Report, 24 October 2014 URL:  USA: Urgently investigate policing methods after use of lethal force in Missouri Descripción:  News story, 14 August 2014 URL:  Use of lethal force by Ferguson Police Department Officer Descripción:  Open letter, 13 August 2014

Une campagne contre les violences et la discrimination à l'égard des femmes et des jeunes filles

À partir du mardi 25 novembre 2014, les sympathisants d’Amnesty International participent aux Seize jours d’action contre la violence liée au genre, durant lesquels des personnes du monde entier s’unissent pour combattre les violences et la discrimination à l’égard des femmes et des filles, notamment les violations de leurs droits sexuels et reproductifs. À partir du mardi 25 novembre 2014, les sympathisants d’Amnesty International participent aux Seize jours d’action contre la violence liée au genre

Campaign targets violence and discrimination against women and girls

Amnesty International supporters worldwide today join the 16 Days against Gender Violence campaign to challenge violence and discrimination against women and girls, including the denial of sexual and reproductive rights.   Amnesty International supporters worldwide today join the

Indonesia: New administration must end the criminalization of beliefs through oppressive blasphemy laws - 21 noviembre 2014

Headline Title:  Indonesia: New administration must end oppressive blasphemy laws Indonesian authorities have increasingly made use of a range of oppressive blasphemy laws to imprison individuals fortheir beliefs, contributing to an Indonesian authorities have increasingly made use of a range of oppressive blasphemy laws to imprison individuals fortheir beliefs, contributing to an intensifying climate of intolerance in the country, Amnesty International said in a new briefing today.  Media Node:  Tajul Muluk Story Location:  Indonesia 1° 39' 51.102" S, 103° 55' 50.3904" E “Indonesia’s blasphemy laws fly in the face of international law and standards and must be repealed urgently. We’ve documented more than 100 individuals who have been jailed for nothing but peacefully expressing their beliefs – they are all prisoners of conscience and should be released immediately and unconditionally. ” Fuente:  Rupert Abbott, Amnesty International’s South East Asia and Pacific Research Director. Fecha:  Vie, 21/11/2014 URL:  Prosecuting Beliefs Descripción:  Read the full report

الكويت "تتلاعب" بحياة أكثر من 100,000 من "البدون" - 10 noviembre 2014

Headline Title:  الكويت "تتلاعب" بحياة أكثر من 100,000 من "البدون" قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إن إعلان الكويت عن إمكانية منح عشرات الآلاف من عديمي الجنسية في البلاد المعروفين باسم البدون "المو قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إن إعلان الكويت عن إمكانية منح عشرات الآلاف من عديمي الجنسية في البلاد المعروفين باسم البدون "المواطنة الاقتصادية" لاتحاد جزر القمر، وهو أرخبيل فقير قبالة شرق أفريقيا، هو خيانة مخزية لالتزامات الكويت الدولية في مجال حقوق الإنسان  Media Node:  Kuwait AR Twitter Tag:  Kuwait Story Location:  الكويت “إنه لأمر مروع أن تحاول السلطات في الكويت حل هذه القضية المزمنة من حالات البدون عديمي الجنسية، وحالة التمييز التي يعانون منها من خلال شراء جماعي ‘للمواطنة الاقتصادية’ لبلد آخر” Fuente:  سعيد بومدوحة، نائب مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في منظمة العفو الدولية URL:  Kuwait: The ‘Withouts’ of Kuwait: Nationality for stateless Bidun now Descripción:  Briefing, 16 September 2013.

Kuwait ‘playing games’ with lives of more than 100,000 Bidun residents - 10 noviembre 2014

Headline Title:  Kuwait ‘playing games’ with lives of more than 100,000 Bidun residents The announcement by Kuwait that tens of thousands of stateless people in the country known as the Bidun might be able to obtain “economic citizenship” of the Union of the Comoros, an impoverished a The announcement by Kuwait that tens of thousands of stateless people in the country known as the Bidun might be able to obtain “economic citizenship” of the Union of the Comoros is a shameless betrayal of Kuwait's international human rights obligations. Media Node:  Kuwait Twitter Tag:  Kuwait Story Location:  Kuwait 29° 46' 44.112" N, 47° 50' 43.6524" E “Instead of playing games with people’s lives and futures, authorities in Kuwait must find a long-term solution to this problem by ensuring all Biduns have access to an independent, prompt and fair process when applying for citizenship.” Fuente:  Said Boumedouha, Deputy Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme. URL:  Kuwait: The ‘Withouts’ of Kuwait: Nationality for stateless Bidun now Descripción:  Briefing, 16 September 2013.

Greece: Convictions following racist attack against Roma ‘first step to justice’ - 4 noviembre 2014

Headline Title:  Greece: Convictions following racist attack against Roma ‘first step to justice’ Today’s conviction of three men following a brutal racist attack on a Roma woman and her nephew is a “first step towards justice”, said Amnesty Intern Today’s conviction of three men following a brutal racist attack on a Roma woman and her nephew is a “first step towards justice”. Media Node:  Paraskevi Kokoni Twitter Tag:  greece Story Location:  United Kingdom 40° 50' 53.1564" N, 22° 40' 32.8116" E See map: Google Maps “These convictions are only the first step to justice. Equally important is that the court now recognizes the racist motive behind this crime.” Fuente:  Amnesty International’s Giorgos Kosmopoulos URL:  Greece: Court must consider hate motive behind attack on Romani woman Descripción:  News, 3 November 2014 URL:  Greece: “My children are afraid, they don’t want to return to the house” Descripción:  Feature, 8 April 2014 URL:  Roma in Europe: Demanding justice and protection in the face of violence Descripción:  News, 8 April 2014 URL:  Europe: “We ask for justice”: Europe’s failure to protect Roma from racist violence Descripción:  Report, 8 April 2014

Greece: Court must consider hate motive behind attack on Romani woman - 3 noviembre 2014

Headline Title:  Greece: Court must consider hate motive behind attack on Romani woman Any failure of a court in Messolonghi, western Greece, to consider the racist motive in the brutal attack on a Romani woman and her nephew will be a failure of justice, Amnesty International said a Any failure of a court in Messolonghi, western Greece, to consider the racist motive in the brutal attack on a Romani woman and her nephew will be a failure of justice, Amnesty International said ahead of the opening of the trial, on 4 November, of three men accused of causing serious bodily harm during an attack two years ago. Media Node:  Greece Twitter Tag:  RomaRights Story Location:  Greece 37° 43' 24.7044" N, 22° 8' 56.1804" E “Justice for Paraskevi and her nephew has been slow in coming. It won’t be full if the court does not take into account the strong evidence of the racist motive behind the attack: something that the police conspicuously ignored during the investigation. ” Fuente:  Fotis Filippou, Amnesty International’s Acting Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia. URL:  Greece: “My children are afraid, they don’t want to return to the house” Descripción:  Feature, 8 April 2014. URL:  Roma in Europe: Demanding justice and protection in the face of violence Descripción:  News Story, 8 April 2014. URL:  "We ask for justice”: Europe’s failure to protect Roma from racist violence Descripción:  Report, 8 April 2014.

Ethiopia: Ethnic Oromos arrested, tortured and killed by the state in relentless repression of dissent

Headline Title:  Ethiopia: Ethnic Oromos arrested, tortured and killed by the state Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, are being ruthlessly targeted by the state based solely on their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty Internation Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, are being ruthlessly targeted by the state based solely on their perceived opposition to the government.  Media Node:  Ethiopia Twitter Tag:  Ethiopia Story Location:  United Kingdom 8° 19' 16.32" N, 37° 16' 3.4428" E See map: Google Maps “The Ethiopian government’s relentless crackdown on real or imagined dissent among the Oromo is sweeping in its scale and often shocking in its brutality. ” Fuente:  Claire Beston, Amnesty International’s Ethiopia researcher. URL:  “Because I am Oromo” – Sweeping repression in the Oromia region of Ethiopia Descripción:  Read the Report

Dominican Republic: Reaction to Court ruling shows shocking disregard for international law - 24 octubre 2014

Headline Title:  Dominican Republic: Reaction to Court ruling shows disregard for international law The dismissive reaction of the Dominican Republic to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ ruling on human rights abuses suffered by Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants demonstra The dismissive reaction of the Dominican Republic to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ ruling on human rights abuses suffered by Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants demonstrates a shocking disregard for the country’s legal responsibilities. Media Node:  Dominican Republic Twitter Tag:  DominicanRepublic Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 19° 8' 59.5824" N, 71° 32' 32.892" W See map: Google Maps “By rejecting the ruling of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Dominican Republic is snubbing its nose at international law. The court found that serious human rights abuses were committed. The Dominican Republic cannot just ignore the ruling simply because they do not like the outcome. ” Fuente:  Chiara Liguori, Caribbean Researcher, Amnesty International. URL:  'Without my identity card, it’s like I’m dead' Descripción:  News Story, 18 October 2013. URL:  Open Letter to President Danilo Medina Descripción:  Open Letter, 3 June 2014.

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