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Nigerian authorities failed to act on warnings about Boko Haram raid on school - 9 May 2014

Headline Title:  Nigerian authorities failed to act on warnings about Boko Haram raid on school   Damning testimonies gathered by Amnesty International reveal that Nigerian security forces failed to act on advance warnings about Boko Haram’s armed raid on the state-run boarding school in Chibok which led to the abduction of more than 240 schoolgirls on 14-15 April.  Media Node:  #BringBackOurGirls Nigeria At a Glance:  Amnesty International reveals Nigerian security forces received multiple advanced warnings about Boko Haram raid on ChibokDespite the warnings more than four hours before the assault, no reinforcements were sent to the townThe assault included the abduction of more than 240 schoolgirls, a war crimeMany of the girls remain in captivity, their whereabouts unknownAmnesty International urges Nigerian authorities to use all lawful means to rescue the girls and protect civilians Twitter Tag:  BringBackOurGirls Story Location:  Nigeria 11° 7' 25.5792" N, 11° 51' 55.7424" E “It amounts to a gross dereliction of Nigeria’s duty to protect civilians, who remain sitting ducks for such attacks. The Nigerian leadership must now use all lawful means at their disposal to secure the girls’ safe release and ensure nothing like this can happen again.” Source:  Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Africa Director, Research and Advocacy Date:  Fri, 09/05/2014 URL:  Nigeria’s serious test of stability Description:  Op-ed, 7 May 2014 URL:  Nigeria: Campaign of violence and abductions against civilians must end Description:  News story, 2 May 2014 URL:  Nigeria, Bring Back Our Girls! Description:  Take action URL:  Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in north-east Description:  News story/briefing, 31 March 2014 URL:  Nigeria: 'Keep away from schools or we’ll kill you’: Right to education under attack in Nigeria Description:  Report, 4 October 2013

Las autoridades nigerianas no actuaron ante las advertencias sobre el asalto de Boko Haram contra la escuela

Amnistía Internacional ha recopilado una serie de testimonios condenatorios que revelan que las fuerzas de seguridad de Nigeria no actuaron ante las advertencias previas sobre el asalto armado de Boko Haram contra el internado público de Chibok en el que más de 240 estudiantes fueron secuestradas durante la noche del 14 al 15 de abril. Amnistía Internacional ha recopilado una serie de testimonios condenatorios que revelan que las fuerzas de seguridad de Nigeria no actuaron ante las advertencias previas sobre el asalto armado de B

نيجيريا: يجب ﺇنهاء حملة العنف و الاختطاف ضد المدنيين - 2 May 2014

Headline Title:  نيجيريا: يجب ﺇنهاء حملة العنف و الاختطاف ضد المدنيين قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إن الاعتداء الدمويّ بتفجير سيارة في ضاحية سكنية في العاصمة النيجيرية، أبوجا، ليلة البارحة، يبيّن مدى الاستخفاف بالحياة الإنسانية و يُبرز الحاجة ا الاعتداء الدمويّ بتفجير سيارة في ضاحية سكنية في العاصمة النيجيرية، أبوجا، ليلة البارحة، يبيّن مدى الاستخفاف بالحياة الإنسانية و يُبرز الحاجة الملحة إلى وقف العنف ضد المدنيين، الذي تقوم به جماعاتٌ إسلامية مسلّحة Media Node:  Nigeria - Abuja car bomb AR Story Location:  نيجيريا 9° 4' 12.6444" N, 7° 27' 30.0384" E “بالإضافة إلى إظهار الاستخفاف الشديد بالحياة الإنسانية، فإنّ الهجمات العنيفة ضد المدنيين، مثل تلك التي تم تنفيذها ليلة البارحة، تُعد غير قانونية ويجب أن تنتهي حالاً ” Source:  سوزانا فلاد، مديرة برنامج الإعلام في منظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Fri, 02/05/2014 URL:  Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in north-east Description:  News story/briefing, 31 March 2014 URL:  Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity Description:  News story, 17 February 2014

Nigeria: Campaign of violence and abductions against civilians must end - 2 May 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Campaign of violence and abductions against civilians must end Last night’s deadly car bombing in a suburb of the Nigerian capital Abuja displays a callous disregard for human life and highlights the urgency of bringing an end to the campaign of violence again Last night’s deadly car bombing in a suburb of the Nigerian capital Abuja displays a callous disregard for human life and highlights the urgency of bringing an end to the campaign of violence against civilians being waged by Islamist armed groups in Nigeria, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  Nigeria - Abuja car bomb Story Location:  Nigeria 9° 4' 12.6444" N, 7° 27' 30.0384" E “Besides showing a callous disregard for human life, violent attacks targeting civilians, like the one carried out in Nyanya last night, are unlawful and must end immediately ” Source:  Susanna Flood, Director of Media at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 02/05/2014 URL:  Nigeria, Bring Back Our Girls! Description:  Take action URL:  Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in north-east Description:  News story/briefing, 31 March 2014 URL:  Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity Description:  News story, 17 February 2014

مصر: أوقفوا خطط إعادة اللاجئين وطالبي اللجوء السوريين قسراً إلى سوريا وضعوا حداً للاعتقالات غير المشروعة - 25 April 2014

Headline Title:  مصر: أوقفوا خطط إعادة اللاجئين وطالبي اللجوء السوريين قسراً إلى سوريا وضعوا حداً للاعتقالا قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إن حياة ثلاثة من الرجال السوريين سوف تتعرض لخطر جسيم إذا ما أقدمت السلطات المصرية على مواصلة خططها لإعادتهم قسراً إلى سوريا. حياة ثلاثة من الرجال السوريين سوف تتعرض لخطر جسيم إذا ما أقدمت السلطات المصرية على مواصلة خططها لإعادتهم قسراً إلى سوريا Media Node:  Syrian children refugees AR Story Location:  مصر 30° 58' 36.8508" N, 30° 4' 10.488" E “إعادة لاجئين وطالبي لجوء بحثوا عن السلامة في مصر قسراً يعتبر خذلاناً شديد القسوة للالتزامات الدولية للسلطات بحماية اللاجئين. وإذا ما أعيد أي من هؤلاء إلى سوريا فقد تتعرض حياته لخطر جسيم ” Source:  حسيبة حاج صحراوي، نائبة مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في منظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Fri, 25/04/2014 URL:  Egypt: End deplorable detention and deportation of refugees from Syria Description:  News story, 17 October 2013 URL:  Egypt: ‘We cannot live here any more’: Refugees from Syria in Egypt Description:  Report, 17 October 2013 URL:  Egypt must not return refugees to Syria Description:  Press release, 4 October 2013 URL:  ‘Fish out of water’ yet again: Palestinian refugees from Syria in Egypt Description:  Blog, 25 June 2013

Egypt: Halt plans to forcibly return Syrian refugees and asylum seekers, end unlawful detentions - 25 April 2014

Headline Title:  Egypt: Halt plans to deport Syrian refugees and end unlawful detentions The lives of three Syrian men will be put at grave risk if the Egyptian authorities follow through with plans to forcibly send them back to Syria, said Amnesty International.  The lives of three Syrian men will be put at grave risk if the Egyptian authorities follow through with plans to forcibly send them back to Syria, said Amnesty International.  Media Node:  Syrian children refugees Story Location:  مصر 30° 58' 36.8508" N, 30° 4' 10.488" E “Forcibly sending back refugees and asylum seekers who have sought safety in Egypt is a cruel betrayal of the authorities’ international obligation to offer protection to refugees. If any of them are returned to Syria their lives could be in grave danger. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International. Date:  Fri, 25/04/2014 URL:  Egypt: End deplorable detention and deportation of refugees from Syria Description:  News story, 17 October 2013 URL:  Egypt: ‘We cannot live here any more’: Refugees from Syria in Egypt Description:  Report, 17 October 2013 URL:  Egypt must not return refugees to Syria Description:  Press release, 4 October 2013 URL:  ‘Fish out of water’ yet again: Palestinian refugees from Syria in Egypt Description:  Blog, 25 June 2013

Mi cuerpo, mis derechos: historias personales - 6 March 2014

Headline Title:  Mi cuerpo, mis derechos: historias personales 11 años, obligada a casarse, maltratada por negarse a ser explotada sexualmente  Lee la historia de una joven maltratada por negarse a ser explotada sexualmente, una joven violada y obligada a abortar y una mujer que murió tras negársele el tratamiento médico que podía haberle salvado la vida. Media Node:  MBMR Country Stories_es At a Glance:  ¡Participa en nuestro concurso!Escribe, pinta, dibuja o hazte una autofoto para expresar qué significa para ti "Mi cuerpo, mis derechos". Envía tu creación a través de nuestra página de Tumblr, enviándonos un tuit con el hashtag #MyBodyMyRights, o subiéndola a nuestra página global de Facebook.  Twitter Tag:  mybodymyrights URL:  Mi cuerpo, mis derechos: ¡Actúa! Description:  ¡Actúa! URL:  Los derechos sexuales y reproductivos están amenazados en todo el mundo Description:  Noticia/documento, 06 de marzo de 2014. URL:  15 datos sobre relaciones sexuales, embarazo, matrimonio y violencia Description:  Artículo, 06 de marzo de 2014. URL:  Nepal: Widespread gender discrimination has triggered sexual and reproductive rights crisis Description:  Noticia/informe, 20 de febrero de 2014.

Nigeria: More than 600 killed in the last two months - 28 February 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: More than 600 killed in the last two months   Amnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take effective measures to protect the people and prevent further human rights abuses.  Media Node:  Nigeria Boko Haram attacks Story Location:  Nigeria 13° 34' 31.8504" N, 5° 11' 7.9692" E “Since the beginning of this year the attacks have intensified. Over 600 people have been killed by gunmen, often suspected to be Boko Haram ” Source:  Makmid Kamara, Nigeria researcher for Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 28/02/2014 URL:  Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity Description:  News story, 17 February 2014 URL:  Nigeria: Deaths of hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in custody requires investigation Description:  News story/briefing, 15 October 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Children slaughtered, schools under siege Description:  News story/report, 3 October 2013

Mon corps, mes droits : une histoire, un pays - 6 March 2014

Headline Title:  Mon corps, mes droits : une histoire, un pays 11 ans, mariée de force, victime de violences pour avoir résisté à l’exploitation sexuelle Lisez l'histoire d'une enfant de 11 ans victime de violences pour avoir résisté à l’exploitation sexuelle, d'un homme incarcéré pendant trois ans parce qu'il était gay, d'une femme morte après qu'on lui a refusé des soins qui lui auraient sauvé la vie et d'une d'une femme violée et poussée à avorter .   Media Node:  MBMR Country Stories_fr At a Glance:  Participez à notre concours ! Écrivez, dessinez, peignez, prenez un selfie pour exprimer le sens que revêt à vos yeux la campagne Mon corps, mes droits. Proposez votre œuvre sur notre page Tumblr, ou par tweet avec le mot-clé #MyBodyMyRights, ou sur notre page Facebook mondiale. URL:  Mon corps, mes droits : agissez ! Description:  Action en ligne URL:  Les droits sexuels et reproductifs sont menacés partout dans le monde Description:  Nouvelle/Synthèse, 6 mars 2014. URL:  15 facts on sex, pregnancy, marriage and violence Description:  Article, 6 mars 2014. URL:  Népal : la discrimination à l'égard des femmes et des jeunes filles a des conséquences douloureuses Description:  Nouvelle/Rapport, 20 février 2014.

My Body My Rights: Country Cases - 6 March 2014

Headline Title:  My Body My Rights: Country Cases 11 years old, forced into marriage, abused for resisting sexual exploitation Read the stories of a young girl abused for resisting sexual exploitation, a rape survivior pressured into having an abortion and a woman who died after being denied life-saving medical treatment. Media Node:  MBMR Country Stories At a Glance:  Take part in our competition!Write, draw, paint or even take a selfie to express what My Body My Rights means to you. You can submit this via our Tumblr page tweeting using the hashtag #MyBodyMyRights or by posting on our global Facebook page.  Twitter Tag:  mybodymyrights URL:  My Body, My Rights: Take Action! Description:  Take Action! URL:  Sexual and reproductive rights under threat worldwide Description:  News Story/Briefing, 06 March 2014. URL:  15 facts on sex, pregnancy, marriage and violence Description:  Feature, 06 March 2014. URL:  Nepal: Widespread gender discrimination has triggered sexual and reproductive rights crisis Description:  News Story/Report, 20 February 2014.

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