Tag: Amnesty International

Diane Abbott condemns Twitter over thousands of racist and misogynistic tweets

Diane Abbott condemns Twitter over thousands of racist and misogynistic tweets

Diane Abbott has condemned Twitter over thousands of racist and misogynistic tweets appearing on the platform. The shadow Home Secretary’s remarks [...]
Aung San Suu Kyi Stripped of Amnesty Award After ‘Shameful Betrayal Of Values’

Aung San Suu Kyi Stripped of Amnesty Award After ‘Shameful Betrayal Of Values’

Amnesty International has withdrawn its top human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi, saying she "no longer represents a symbol of hope". Myanmar's [...]
Vietnamese Activist ‘Mother Mushroom’ Freed From Prison, Granted Asylum In US

Vietnamese Activist ‘Mother Mushroom’ Freed From Prison, Granted Asylum In US

A high-profile Vietnamese dissident and online blogger has arrived in the United States where she has been granted asylum following her release from p [...]
Egyptian Activist Amal Fathy Sentenced For Anti-harassment Video

Egyptian Activist Amal Fathy Sentenced For Anti-harassment Video

A female human rights activist Amal Fathy has been given a suspended two-year jail sentence in Egypt after criticising sexual harassment in the countr [...]
Amnesty International opposes Ruth Kamande’s death penalty, says decision cruel

Amnesty International opposes Ruth Kamande’s death penalty, says decision cruel

Amnesty International is opposed to the death sentence handed to prison beauty queen Ruth Kamande. Kamande was convicted after she was found guilty [...]
Sudanese Woman Receives 75 Lashes For Marrying Without Father’s Consent

Sudanese Woman Receives 75 Lashes For Marrying Without Father’s Consent

Sudanese police lashed a woman 75 times after a court found her guilty of marrying a man without her father’s consent, her lawyer and rights activists [...]
El Salvador court jails woman 30 years for having abortion

El Salvador court jails woman 30 years for having abortion

A court in El Salvador has upheld a 30-year jail term handed down on a woman who had a miscarriage over 10 years ago, Independent UK reports. The c [...]
SAUDI ARABIAN WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVIST WHO BROKE BAN ON WOMEN DRIVING ARRESTED AGAIN

SAUDI ARABIAN WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVIST WHO BROKE BAN ON WOMEN DRIVING ARRESTED AGAIN

Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was arrested again on Sunday at King Fahad International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, fo [...]
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