Amnesty International

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An organization that works for the release of persons detained anywhere for their consciously held beliefs, colour, ethnic origin, sex, religion, or language, provided they have neither used nor advocated violence. Amnesty International opposes torture and the death penalty
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'The Federal Government and the law enforcement agencies should not that the only way to stop our protest is if they successfully expel Amnesty International from Nigeria.
Worldwide at least 21,919 people are known to be under a death sentence, and Amnesty International said: "Now is not the time to let up the pressure."
However, Amnesty International was ordered by the SIPOC to return the funds as they were in breach of Ireland's Electoral Act.
"The fact that Raed Jarrar was barred from entry after being interrogated about his work with Amnesty International appears to suggest that this move was taken in retaliation for the organization's work on human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT)," said Philip Luther, Research and Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International.
Amnesty International has received no official notification about whether any action is to be taken and is seeking confirmation from the Israeli Ministry of Finance.
Amnesty International issued a statement in this regard on Tuesday that the terrorists group increased their suicide attacks and mostly the young women and girls were forced to carry out the attacks in a crowded areas and killed at least 400 people in the two countries.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has alleged that Amnesty International has become the arm of some governments that want to destabilise Bangladesh, aiming to bring a 'puppet' government to power.
Member states of the international body responsible for monitoring the use of chemical weapons must trigger an investigation into the alleged chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur, revealed by Amnesty International last month.
Her aunt Fadah Jassan, who lives in London, and campaign group Amnesty International are calling for Russia, the US and the UN to arrange evacuation.
India, June 27 -- Like a ship without its engines and also without its compass, Amnesty International is adrift in the vast sea of meaninglessness and incoherence.