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Shape I'm in - Colm O'Gorman, Amnesty International

As executive director of Amnesty International Ireland, Colm O’Gorman is immediately recognisable as the man who passionately represents the disenfranchised. But up until TV3’s latest Celebrity Masterchef Ireland, few would have known that he’s also … 41 more words

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Pro-Lifers Care About the Born, More Than Liberals Know

I grew up in a world where everyone was expected to protest something. Many people I knew wrote frequent protest letters as instructed by Amnesty International. 51 more words

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Gambia’s new leader yet to show, snubs amnesty deal allowing ousted exiled predecessor right to return

We don’t consider it legally binding on us.” Although the declaration was written to provide Jammeh with maximum protection, “it doesn’t give him an amnesty, and under international law in fact you can’t amnesty certain crimes like torture and … 41 more words

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Pompeo’s CIA Must Not Backslide Into Torture

Following the confirmation of Rep. Mike Pompeo to the head of the Central Intelligence Agency, Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang released the following statement: “Mike Pompeo’s confirmation is a clear sign that Congress has … 35 more words

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Amnesty International's Response to the departure of Yahya Jammeh

Following the departure of Gambia’s former leader, Yahya Jammeh, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for West and Central Africa, Steve Cockburn said: “After 22 years of fear, Gambians now have a unique opportunity to become a model for human … 34 more words

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Amnesty International Calls for release of Publisher, Reporter

Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of PREMIUM TIMES, and Evelyn Okakwu, the newspaper’s judiciary correspondent. Premium Times had written on an alleged plan by the Code of Conduct Bureau to invite … 35 more words

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Shape I'm in - Colm O'Gorman, Amnesty International

As executive director of Amnesty International Ireland, Colm O’Gorman is immediately recognisable as the man who passionately represents the disenfranchised. But up until TV3’s latest Celebrity Masterchef Ireland, few would have known that he’s also … 38 more words

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