Open Letter to Amnesty International by a Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience

ALAINETORG
13/06/2018

Open Letter to Amnesty International by a Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience

Camilo E. Mejia

Camilo Mejía, Foto: vebidoo.de

Through this letter I express my unequivocal condemnation of Amnesty International with regards to the destabilizing role it has played in Nicaragua, my country of birth. Tiếp tục đọc “Open Letter to Amnesty International by a Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience”

‘War crimes’ in fight over Philippines’ Marawi: Amnesty

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Fighting in Marawi killed more than 1,000 people and forced thousands of residents to flee [File: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters]
Fighting in Marawi killed more than 1,000 people and forced thousands of residents to flee [File: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters]

Manila, Philippines – Diego swam across the chilly waters of Lake Lanao in pitch darkness to make it to the opposite shore before first light.

It was August 4, and the young father was fleeing the main battle zone in Marawi, a city on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines, where, for three months, he was held hostage by Maute fighters linked to ISIL. Tiếp tục đọc “‘War crimes’ in fight over Philippines’ Marawi: Amnesty”

Amnesty criticises ‘rogue state’ China as global death penalty toll falls

Rights group calls on Beijing to publish figures to allow informed debate about use of capital punishment

An execution chamber in Texas
An execution chamber in Texas. The US last year carried out its lowest number of death sentences since 1991. Photograph: Pat Sullivan/AP

Amnesty International has sharply criticised China for continuing to conceal the number of people it sentences to death, as the human rights group reported a fall in executions globally last year. Tiếp tục đọc “Amnesty criticises ‘rogue state’ China as global death penalty toll falls”