Sunday, November 6, 2016

Excerpts from "Keeping you Connected" - November 6, 2016

Angie Hougas
06 Nov. 2016

Arms Trade:
UN - Landmark vote on nuclear weapons is a win for common sense and humanity
Darfur Reports: Decode Darfur, Scorched Earth, Poisoned Air
AI Website in Chinese: Amnesty to the Chinese-speaking world.
Apple, Congolese Cobalt Mines and Workers: Apple's public statement
Russian Government closes AI office:
Amnesty staff blocked from Moscow office after officials seal premises 

Country Specialist blog
What happens to deported Central Americans?

Guantanamo / Torture
Coming up on 15th anniversary AIUSA will urge President Obama to close the detention camp during his last 100 days in office.
Global Lethal Use of Force: findings.
Surveillance: US NGO letter to Snapchat urging they adopt end-to-end encryption as a default.
North Dakota Pipeline: New York Times, Associated Press, and the Los Angeles Times.

Iran - #FreeArtists Campaign
AGM 2017
The 2017 AGM will be in Albuquerque, NM on March 10 - 12 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton.
Customize Your Actions (Link): web site
AIUSA Goes Mobile
Last 100 Days: Press Release Last 100 Days Action Alert, Obama
Write For Rights 2016:
You can help

Borders, Dakota, Dafur, Encryption, Gambia, Honduras, Kenya, Mosul, Refugee, Sudan, Surveillance, Syria, Yemen,  
Press Releases
South Africa, Greece, Iran, Bahrain, U.S., Azerbaijan, Russia, and Mosul.  
10/20/16 For Your Eyes Only
10/24/16 We did not believe we would survive: Killings, rape and looting in Juba

Title:  South Sudan
: "We did not believe we would survive": Killings, rape and lootings in Juba
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Title:  Europe: Wearing the headscarf in the workplace: Observations on discrimination based on religion in the Achbita and Bougnaoui cases
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Title:  Poland: Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee. 118th Session, 17 Oct - 04 Nov 2016
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Title:  Amnesty International Limited - 2015 Income Report
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Title:  Syria: Cases of suspected civilian casualties in US-led combined joint task force attacks in Syria since 23 September 2014 [appendix]
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