Tag Archives: Amnesty International

09May/15

Mother of Trayvon Martin lends her voice to art exhibition exploring social inequality

Mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager that was shot by George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks at Los Angeles exhibition exploring social inequality through art.

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01Apr/15

Death sentences ‘no crime deterrent’

(NVO) – Governments using executions to punish crime and “terrorism” are responsible for a 28% rise in death sentences worldwide, a report released by Amnesty International said on Wednesday (April 1).
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20Mar/15

Human rights group leads police accountability protest

Amnesty International USA organizes a march across the Brooklyn Bridge, demanding police accountability.

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10Mar/15

Wikimedia files lawsuit challenging NSA mass surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union files a lawsuit on behalf of Wikimedia Foundation and other organizations against the National Security Agency challenging the government’s mass surveillance program.
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14Feb/15

Clear bias against Qatar says Gulf state’s 2022 World Cup Committee chief

There has been a “clear bias” against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia’s FIFA report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, says 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi

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