Discrimination

Russia must track down masked assailants after insidious homophobic attack - 4 November 2013

Headline Title:  Russia must track down masked assailants after insidious homophobic attack The Russian authorities must promptly find and bring to justice all those responsible for a violent homophobic attack in St Petersburg that has left two people injured, including one who has been l The Russian authorities must promptly find and bring to justice all those responsible for a violent homophobic attack in St Petersburg that has left two people injured, including one who has been left blind in one eye, Amnesty International said. Media Node:  LaSky Story Location:  Russia 59° 56' 52.458" N, 30° 20' 9.5964" E “This latest insidious attack is sadly characteristic of a widespread atmosphere of homophobia in Russia today. If nothing is done to combat the hate, the ground is fertile for further violence” Source:  Denis Krivosheev, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International Date:  Mon, 04/11/2013

Mexique. La grâce accordée à un enseignant indigène doit être suivie d'une révision complète des procès inéquitables

La décision du président du Mexique de gracier Alberto Patishtán, un enseignant indigène qui a passé plus de 10 ans en prison à la suite d’un procès inique, est une reconnaissance bien tardive de l’injustice dont cet homme a été victime ; elle devrait cependant inciter à une révision complète d’un nombre considérable de procès inéquitables, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 30 octobre 2013. La décision du président du Mexique de gracier Alberto Patishtán, un enseignant indigène qui a passé plus de 10 ans en prison à la suite d’un procès inique, est une reconnaissance bien tardive

México: El indulto al maestro indígena Patishtán revela la necesidad de una revisión completa de los juicios injustos

La decisión del presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, de otorgar el indulto al profesor indígena tzotzil Alberto Patishtán, encarcelado durante más de una década tras un juicio injusto, no debe ser solamente un reconocimiento tardío de la injusticia cometida contra él, sino que debe impulsar una revisión completa a los innumerables casos de juicios injustos, manifestó Amnistía Internacional el día de hoy. La decisión del presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, de otorgar el indulto al profesor indígena tzotzil Alberto Patishtán, encarcelado durante más de una década tras un juicio injusto, no debe

Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned

The Mexican President’s decision to pardon indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán who was imprisoned for more than a decade following an unfair trial is a long overdue recognition of the injustice done to him, but it should spur a complete review of countless unfair trial cases, Amnesty International said today. The Mexican President’s decision to pardon indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán who was imprisoned for more than a decade following an unfair trial is a long overdue recognition of the injustice do

Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned - 30 October 2013

Headline Title:  Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned The Mexican President’s decision to pardon indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán who was imprisoned for more than a decade following an unfair trial is a long overdue recognition of the injustice do The Mexican government’s decision to release indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtán after more than a decade is a long overdue recognition of the injustice done to him, but it should spur a complete review of countless unfair trials. Media Node:  Alberto Patishtan Story Location:  Mexico 21° 42' 59.8968" N, 101° 36' 5.6268" W “Mexico’s prisons are populated by countless people like Patishtán. His liberation should be only the first step towards a total review of those cases and the adoption of measures that put a halt to discrimination and inequality in the access to justice” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, special advisor at Amnesty International Date:  Wed, 30/10/2013

يجب على السعودية عدم إفشال حملة قيادة النساء للسيارات - 24 October 2013

Headline Title:  يجب على السعودية عدم إفشال حملة قيادة النساء للسيارات قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إنه يتعين على المملكة العربية السعودية احترام حق النساء في قيادة السيارات السبت المقبل تحدياً للحظر المفروض على قيادة المرأة في المملكة. يتعين على المملكة العربية السعودية احترام حق النساء في قيادة السيارات السبت المقبل تحدياً للحظر المفروض على قيادة المرأة في المملكة Media Node:  Saudi women drivers AR Twitter Tag:  October26driving Story Location:  المملكة العربية السعودية 24° 8' 33.8748" N, 45° 5' 16.4076" E “لمما يثير الدهشة أن تواصل سلطات المملكة العربية السعودية، في القرن الحادي والعشرين، حرمان المرأة من حقها في أن تقود سيارتها بصورة قانونية” Source:  فيليب لوثر، مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في منظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Thu, 24/10/2013 “هذا حق طبيعي لنا، وهو من أبسط الحقوق الأساسية، ويتعلق بحريتنا في التنقل. وسوف يمكِّن النساء ويمنحنا شعوراً بأننا نمتلك السيطرة على حياتنا” Source:  إحدى الناشطات المشاركات في الحملة URL:  ‘Society’ is no longer an excuse for Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving Description:  Blog, 24 October 2013 URL:  One year on, Saudi Arabian women still driving their way to greater freedom Description:  News story, 15 June 2013 URL:  Women activists prepare to defy Saudi Arabian driving ban Description:  News story, 16 June 2011

Saudi Arabia: Threats and cyber attack will not deter women from driving - 25 October 2013

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia: Threats and cyber attack will not deter women from driving Saudi Arabian women activists still plan to defy a driving ban in the Kingdom on 26 October despite having their campaign website hacked and receiving repeated threats from the authorities to thwar Saudi Arabian women activists still plan to defy a driving ban in the Kingdom on 26 October despite having their campaign website hacked and receiving repeated threats from the authorities to thwart the effort. Media Node:  Saudi women drivers Saudi site hacked Twitter Tag:  Oct26Driving Story Location:  Saudi Arabia 24° 39' 56.3616" N, 44° 38' 54.3768" E “Saudi Arabian authorities use the excuse that society at large is behind the ban and claim that the law does not discriminate against women. But at the same time they continue to harass and intimidate women activists.” Source:  Said Boumedouha, Acting Middle East and North Africa Programme Director Date:  Fri, 25/10/2013 URL:  Saudi Arabia must not thwart campaign for women drivers Description:  News story, 24 October 2013 URL:  ‘Society’ is no longer an excuse for Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving Description:  Blog, 24, October 2013 URL:  One year on, Saudi Arabian women still driving their way to greater freedom Description:  News story, 15 June 2012 URL:  Women activists prepare to defy Saudi Arabian driving ban Description:  News story, 16 June 2011

Saudi Arabia must not thwart campaign for women drivers - 24 October 2013

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia must not thwart campaign for women drivers The Saudi Arabian authorities must respect the right of women to drive this Saturday in defiance of a ban on women driving in the Kingdom, said Amnesty In The Saudi Arabian authorities must respect the right of women to drive this Saturday in defiance of a ban on women driving in the Kingdom, said Amnesty International. Media Node:  Saudi women drivers Twitter Tag:  October26driving Story Location:  Saudi Arabia 24° 8' 33.8748" N, 45° 5' 16.4076" E “It is astonishing that in the 21st century the Saudi Arabian authorities continue to deny women the right to legally drive a car” Source:  Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme Date:  Thu, 24/10/2013 “This is a natural right for us, a most simple and basic right, it relates to our freedom of movement. [The right to drive] will empower women and give us a sense of control over our lives.” Source:  A female activist involved in the October 26th Women Driving Campaign URL:  ‘Society’ is no longer an excuse for Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving Description:  Blog, 24 October 2013 URL:  One year on, Saudi Arabian women still driving their way to greater freedom Description:  News story, 15 June 2013 URL:  Women activists prepare to defy Saudi Arabian driving ban Description:  News story, 16 June 2011

México: La realidad desafía el optimismo de las autoridades en materia de derechos humanos

Las optimistas palabras de las autoridades mexicanas sobre la situación de los derechos humanos en México, guardan poca similitud con sus acciones reales, afirmó Amnistía internacional un día antes de que México sea examinado en el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas.  Las optimistas palabras de las autoridades mexicanas sobre la situación de los derechos humanos en México, guardan poca similitud con sus acciones reales, afirmó Amnistía internacional un día antes

Mexique. Les belles paroles du gouvernement sur les droits humains ne tiennent pas compte de la réalité

Les belles paroles du gouvernement mexicain sur les droits humains ont peu de choses en commun avec ses actions sur le terrain, a déclaré Amnesty International la veille du jour où le Mexique est examiné par le Conseil des droits de l'homme des Nations unies. Les belles paroles du gouvernement mexicain sur les droits humains ont peu de choses en commun avec ses actions sur le terrain, a déclaré Amnesty International la veille du jour où le Mexique est e

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