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18 Jul 2018 description
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Libyan women activists, bloggers and journalists are increasingly being silenced as they face gender-based violence in the form of physical assault, abductions and sexual violence, as well as smear campaigns, gender-related slurs and attempts at intimidation, Amnesty International said today.

Despite repeatedly reiterating their commitment to respect human rights, Libyan authorities are failing to protect women from gender-based violence at the hands of militias and armed groups and to ensure that they are able to express themselves freely.

17 Jul 2018 description
  • Evidence on the ground contradicts Coalition’s artificially low civilian casualty figures
  • Coalition’s reporting is inadequate, vague and dismisses almost all civilian casualty allegations as “non-credible”
  • Ground forces point to “mistakes” and “unsuccessful air strikes” resulting in “huge human and material losses”

The US-led Coalition’s flurry of responses rejecting the findings of a recent Amnesty International report on …

17 Jul 2018 description

The international community cannot abandon the Afghan people who have fled conflict and violence at a time when civilian casualties continue at record highs, Amnesty International said today, calling on governments to halt forced returns to Afghanistan.

According to UN figures just released, 1,692 people were killed in the first six months of 2018 – more than at any comparable period of time since records began being compiled a decade ago. Over that same period of time, 3,430 people were also injured.

16 Jul 2018 description

Tchad. La population paie le prix fort des mesures d'austérité draconiennes

- Le budget de la santé a été réduit de plus de 50 % en quatre ans.
- Des étudiants sont contraints de choisir entre leurs cours et un emploi leur permettant de subvenir à leurs besoins.
- Des personnes qui manifestaient contre l'austérité ont été victimes de répression et arrêtées ; certaines ont été torturées.

16 Jul 2018 description

Chad: People forced to pay a heavy price for harsh austerity measures

- Health budget slashed by over 50 per cent in four years
- Students forced to choose between classes and work
- Anti-austerity protesters repressed and arrested, some tortured

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19 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 08 Aug 2018 Amnesty International

The South Asia Amnesty International Regional Office is recruiting a new full-time Civil Society and Advocacy Officer based in Colombo. This is a fixed term contract for 18 months.

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18 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 29 Jul 2018 Amnesty International

We bring change for the better worldwide. But to improve human rights in over 150 countries we must always strive to improve ourselves. Our Organizational Development professionals make us more effective in the countries that need our help most. In this role, you'll strengthen our operations in the global south.

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16 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Aug 2018 Amnesty International

Amnesty International's Global Fundraising and Engagement Department is looking to recruit an experienced Global Funding Manager, Crisis Response and Refugees, to work on a Major Gift Fundraising Appeal that is being developed. The role is a fixed-term contract for 18-months initially, based in London.

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06 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 22 Jul 2018 Amnesty International

ABOUT THE ROLE:

This is an opportunity for an internationally experienced senior fundraiser/head of team to help grow Amnesty International's global donor relationships. The Foundations Relationships Manager is within the Global Trusts and Foundations Team at the Amnesty International Secretariat (AIIS). Working alongside the Senior Leadership team, the post holder will lead the team to manage a number of existing relationships and develop the overall portfolio.

06 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 22 Jul 2019 Amnesty International

ABOUT THE ROLE:

This is a opportunity for an internationally experienced senior fundraiser to help grow Amnesty International in Europe. The Regional Fundraising Manager is within the Global Trusts and Foundations Team at the Amnesty International Secretariat (AIIS). We provide strategic support to AI sections to deliver effective trust and foundation growth strategies aiming to increase the amount of money that is raised.