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#Pakistan bans TV channel in increased effort to silence media & control freedom of expression
Pregnancy Shouldn't Kill in #SouthAfrica. Act now to stop barriers to maternal care:
Eastern #Ukraine: "They opened the cell doors and I heard gunshots. It was like roulette."
Community & family of 10-year old rape survivor threaten to kill and “dump her in the river.”
"A lot of work still remains but I will see the end of child labour in my lifetime." -Kailash Satyarthi
#Iran: Save Reyhaneh Jabbari from Execution. Act now and help fight for her life!
Reports of ceasefire raise hope for return of 200+ kidnapped girls #Nigeria #BringBackOurGirls
After years of torture, beatings & racial abuse, Angel's release is 6 years too late
#Pakistan: Death sentence upheld against Christian woman for blasphemy.
#SaudiArabia must end the relentless crackdown on civil and political rights activists.
#Afghanistan: 10-year old Brishna was raped by local mullah and is now at grave risk of an “honor killing.” Act now:
#Iran: Comedian, @MazJobrani, joins call for the release of imprisoned physicist, Omid Kokabee
#Bahrain: Immediately & unconditionally release activist detained for ripping up photo of King
#SaudiArabia: Appalling death sentence against Shi’a cleric must be quashed. @SaudiEmbassyUSA
#HongKong democracy protester beaten by police with hands bound behind his back. Act now:
"It is stomach-churning to think there are #HongKong police officers that feel they are above the law"
Thanks @johnlegend for joining Amnesty International to lend a voice for human rights! @StevenWHawkins #Write4Rights
Today marks 6 months since 200+ girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram from school in #Nigeria. #BringBackOurGirls
Shia militias in Iraq have kidnapped & killed scores of Sunni civilians in recent months, says Amnesty International
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#Iraq: Evidence of war crimes by government-backed Shi’a militias.
Solitary confinement is cruel and all too usual. Why is it only getting worse?
28 Distinguished Nobel Physics Laureates Support Imprisoned Colleague in #Iran
Tell @euduaghan to drop Moses's death penalty. Act now to get #JusticeForMoses and #StopTorture
#Bahrain: Free Nabeel Rajab immediately and unconditionally.
#FergusonOctober: Students stand in solidarity with Ferguson during the Weekend of Resistance.
Activism matters. Solidarity matters. Accountability matters. All lives matter! #FergusonOctober
#Afghanistan: Tell authorities to protect 10-year Old Rape Survivor from Honor Killing.
Here's how to use to report abuses (#eyewitness only) #EyesOnFerguson #FergusonOctober
#FergusonOctober: If you or anyone else needs to report human rights incidents in Ferguson email #EyesOnFerguson
#DeathPenalty: Countries continue to execute people with mental & intellectual disabilities.
#Mexico: doubts grow over the fate of 43 missing students as more bodies found in a mass grave
"Children should stand up for their rights. They should not wait for someone else. Their voices are more powerful" #Malala #NobelPrize2014
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Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. You are true inspirations for standing up for children's rights. #NobelPrize2014
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi are true inspirations for standing up for children's rights. #NobelPrize2014
Twitter activist arrested, tortured, put on trial in #UAE: Free Osama al-Najjar! @HHShkMohd @UAEEmbassyUS
#SouthAfrica: Hundreds of pregnant women and girls are dying needlessly due to #HIV stigma.
Join the #Ferguson community in solidarity oct 10-13th to ensure justice and accountability for unchecked police violence. #FergusonOctober
#Iran: Save Reyhaneh Jabbari from Execution. Act now to help fight for her life!
#Chad: President must scrap homophobic bill.
In 1947 WEB DuBois & @NAACP put forth a petition to @UN, in early days, on the systematic denial of #humanrights to black Americans #CCF2014
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19 deaths reported as violent clashes continue across south-east #Turkey
#HongKong police must respect the human rights of all & facilitate peaceful protests. Take action with Amnesty International!
ACT NOW: #HongKong police must respect the human rights of all & facilitate peaceful protests!
#Ferguson is part of an ongoing human rights crisis of unchecked police violence. @HuffPostLive #FergusonOctober
#USA: Unaccompanied migrant children need protection, not prison.
#Azerbaijan: Peace activist & human rights defender charged with "treason" and beaten.
#USA: Individuals spend 22-24 hours a day entombed in isolated cells. Tell the US Government to end the cruel and inhumane practice of solitary confinement.
8 years ago today journalist Anna Politkovskaya was gunned down in #Russia. #SpeakOutRussia