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12 Aug 2017 description

The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International today as protesters started gathering again in opposition strongholds.

As celebrations began in pro-government areas after Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the presidential election, supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga poured onto the streets in parts of Nairobi and Kisumu to protest the outcome.

09 Aug 2017 description

Kenyan police must not use unnecessary force in their handling of any election-related protests, said Amnesty International today amid fear and uncertainty in the country after the opposition rejected the initial publicly announced results.

01 Aug 2017 description

Les autorités maliennes doivent annuler la condamnation d’un chroniqueur et ouvrir des enquêtes sur les victimes d’abus au regard de la liberté d’expression, a déclaré Amnesty International aujourd’hui.

Le 26 juillet, un tribunal de Bamako, la capitale malienne, a condamné Mohamed Youssouf Bathily dit Ras Bath à un an de prison ferme et à 152 euros d'amende, pour incitation à la désobéissance des troupes après une chronique diffusée en août 2016 sur une radio locale, Maliba FM.

28 Jul 2017 description

Spanish multinational Ferrovial continued to make millions from the abuse of refugees and people seeking asylum on Nauru and Manus Island in the first half of 2017, despite attempts to distance itself from Australia’s deliberately cruel refugee “processing” system, Amnesty International said today.

28 Jul 2017 description

Israeli forces attacked peaceful crowds of Palestinians as they gathered at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem this afternoon for the first time since Israel lifted recent security measures imposed at the site, according to Amnesty International staff at the scene.

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15 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Sep 2017 Amnesty International

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15 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Sep 2017 Amnesty International

The mobile revolution. Geopolitical power shifts. A radically altered global economy. The world is changing, and so is the way that people fight for their rights. In order to be effective, Amnesty International's (AI) International Secretariat needs to change how we work. That's why we have opened an East Africa Regional Office in Kenya. And why we need your field research expertise with us on the ground.

15 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 08 Sep 2017 Amnesty International

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The mobile revolution. Geopolitical power shifts. A radically altered global economy. The world is changing, and so is the way that people fight for their rights. Our East African regional office will work to ensure respect for human rights, and for equal and just societies throughout a vast and diverse geographical area. You'll provide the support they need to succeed.

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14 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 01 Sep 2017 Amnesty International

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