Posts Tagged “Amnesty International”

Amnesty International urges Saudi Arabia to drop death penalty for protestors

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Amnesty International urges Saudi Arabia to drop death penalty for protestors

Amnesty International urges Saudi Arabia to drop death penalty for protestors Saudi Arabia: Appalling plan to execute female activist must be stopped Responding to news that Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five individuals who face trial before Saudi Arabia’s counter-terror court, including Israa al-Ghomgham, who would be the first woman ever to…

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Amnesty International Condemns Trump Embassy move

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Amnesty International Condemns Trump Embassy move

Amnesty International Condemns Trump Embassy move US Embassy move to Jerusalem rewards Israel’s illegal annexation and settlement policy, says Amnesty International Reacting to the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem, Raed Jarrar, Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International USA issued the following statement: “Today, on the eve…

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Algiers’ African Migrants “Partially Open Door” Policy

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Algiers’ African Migrants “Partially Open Door” Policy

Algiers’ African Migrants “Partially Open Door” Policy Negative discrimination against migrant black Africans might cause political and ethnic complexities for Algiers in the long run By Abdennour Toumi Algeria has been an attractive destination for many African migrants since 2008 because of its stability as a government and a country. With in that time, however,…

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Qatari labour reforms: Words but no actions

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Qatari labour reforms: Words but no actions

Words but no actions. That is Amnesty International’s evaluation of promised Qatari labour reforms on the fifth year of the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to the Gulf state

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Surge in destruction of Palestinian homes in Israel

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Surge in destruction of Palestinian homes in Israel

Thirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organizations are calling on world leaders to take urgent action to halt ongoing demolitions and hold the government of Israel accountable for the wanton destruction of Palestinian property and of projects funded by international aid in the occupied West Bank. Surge in destruction reported By Edith Garwood Amnesty…

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Amnesty International slams Hamas for violence, killings

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Amnesty International slams Hamas for violence, killings

Amnesty International, which has been blasted by Israel as “biased” “anti-Semitic” and “wrong,” released a report Israelis are now touting relentlessly which slams Hamas for a wave of Arab-on-Arab violence, targeting Palestinians who allegedly spied for Israel. The violence, however, is appalling. But while Palestinians acknowledge their vices, Israelis continue to close a blind eye to…

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Amnesty International Calls for Action to Free Vanunu

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Amnesty International Calls for Action to Free Vanunu

By Eileen Fleming On Tuesday Amnesty International emailed this update and action request in support of a free Mordechai Vanunu: Once again, the Israel High Court of Justice (HCJ) has rejected Vanunu’s petition against restrictions on his freedom of movement, association and expression, in their decision dated 25 January 2015. In summary, the judges basically…

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Weather brings more challenges to victims of Israeli war crimes

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Weather brings more challenges to victims of Israeli war crimes

Winter weather brings harsh conditions for the Palestinian victims of Israeli war crimes and the delayed process of providing relief and reconstruction for civilian residents of the Gaza Strip including in Shujaiyya, one of the targets of Israeli military terrorism this past summer By Mohammed Asad The Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to face hardships…

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Israel/Palestine Conflict: Time now to change to a human rights approach

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Israel/Palestine Conflict: Time now to change to a human rights approach

Israel/Palestine Conflict: Time now to change to a human rights approach By Edith Garwood The same day Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General, visited the Gaza Strip saying, “a restrictive occupation that has lasted almost half a century, the continued denial of Palestinian rights and the lack of tangible progress in peace negotiations” was the…

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International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work

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International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work

International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work On 31 August, 17 regional and international human rights organizations sent a joint statement to Arab foreign ministers, urging them to delay their adoption of a statute on an Arab Court for Human Rights. The foreign ministers are scheduled –according to the Secretary…

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Facebook Memorial Page set up for Justice for Raed Zeiter

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Facebook Memorial Page set up for Justice for Raed Zeiter

Facebook Memorial Page set up for Justice for Raed Zeiter By Ray Hanania A memorial page honoring Raed Zeiter, the Jordanian Judge who was murdered by Israeli soldiers on March 20, 2014 at the King Hussein/Allenby Bridge crossing between Jordan and the Israeli Occupied West Ban of Palestine, has been created to put pressure on…

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