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15 Dec 2017 description

Sustained international action is urgently needed to end the horrific human rights violations taking place in South Sudan, said Amnesty International today as the country’s armed conflict entered its fifth year.

Tens of thousands of people have been killed, thousands more subjected to sexual violence, and close to four million displaced since the conflict began on 15 December 2013.

12 Dec 2017 description

Inaction Will Enable Further Abuse of Vulnerable Rohingya

(New York) – The United Nations Security Council should take prompt, concerted, and effective international action to respond to Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, Human Rights Watch and 80 other nongovernmental organizations said today in a joint appeal to the council.

12 Dec 2017 description

European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya, said Amnesty International in a report published today, in the wake of global outrage over the sale of migrants in Libya.

11 Dec 2017 description

Les autorités du Burkina Faso doivent trouver une solution aux violences commises par des groupes d’autodéfense, ouvrir une enquête sur des actes de torture présumés commis par la police et protéger les femmes et les filles exposées à des risques de mariage précoce, a déclaré Amnesty International le 8 décembre dans sa communication présentée à l’occasion de l’Examen périodique universel du pays.

08 Dec 2017 description

Authorities in Burkina Faso should tackle violence by local self-defence groups, investigate alleged torture by police and protect women and girls at risk of early and forced marriages, Amnesty International said today in its submission to the country’s UN Universal Periodic Review.

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13 Dec 2017 description
job Closing date: 02 Jan 2018 Amnesty International

The Jerusalem Office are now seeking a Finance and Office Assistant to assist its organisational (finance, human resources, legal, IT and administration) functions. This role is advertised as part time, 14 hours per week on a permanent basis.

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11 Dec 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Dec 2017 Amnesty International

Amnesty International wishes to co-opt an experienced global fundraising leader to serve as a member of its International Board (Board) to help us to grow our income and supporter base to increase our global human rights impact.

Our ability to change the world depends on our ability to move millions of people worldwide to join and donate to Amnesty International. We must build the strongest possible global movement of people who are passionate about defending human rights.

Our goal:

08 Dec 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Jan 2018 Amnesty International

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

DIRECTOR - Amnesty International Japan

JOB OUTLINE

The Director leads the operations and long-term development of Amnesty International Japan to grow the human rights movement and effect human rights change.

08 Dec 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Jan 2018 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.

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06 Dec 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Jan 2018 Amnesty International

Legal Counsel

London

Permanent commencing 23 February 2018 (negotiable)

At Amnesty International (AI), our legal team don't just review lengthy contracts. They support our researchers with reports which result in action against perpetrators of human rights abuse. In short, they make a difference. Be one of them.

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