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17 Oct 2017 description

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE INTERASSOCIATIF Lundi 16 octobre 2017

Alors que les ministres de l’Intérieur des pays de l’Union européenne étudiaient la possibilité de rétablir les contrôles systématiques aux frontières intérieures de l’UE lors d’une rencontre au Luxembourg vendredi dernier, nos organisations exho rtent les autorités françaises à se conformer au droit international, européen et français en cessan t les atteintes aux droits des personnes migrantes et réfugiées à la frontière avec l’Italie.

16 Oct 2017 description
  • More than 500 people detained in towns including Bamenda and Buea

  • Wounded protestors flee hospitals for fear of arrest

  • Arrested protestors forced to pay 60 USD bribe to be released

At least 500 people remain detained in overcrowded detention facilities following mass arbitrary arrests in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon, and many wounded protestors fled hospitals to avoid arrest, Amnesty International said today.

16 Oct 2017 description

Kenya: Police Killed, Beat Post-Election Protesters

Authorities Should Rein in Law Enforcement for Repeat Election

(Nairobi) – Kenyan police killed at least 33 people, possibly as many as 50, and injured hundreds more in some parts of Nairobi, the capital, in response to protests following the August 8, 2017 elections, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said in a joint report released today.

13 Oct 2017 description

La muerte de nueve personas campesinas, y más de una decena de heridos, presuntamente a manos del Ejército y Policía Nacional de Colombia en el municipio de Tumaco, en el suroeste de Colombia, debe ser una fuerte alerta para las autoridades sobre la necesidad de proteger a la población civil durante la implementación del Acuerdo de Paz, dijo Amnistía Internacional.

13 Oct 2017 description

Reacting to the Kenyan government’s decision to ban demonstrations in the central business districts of the country’s three main cities, Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu, Michelle Kagari, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

“This ban, announced just two weeks ahead of a fraught repeat presidential election, is likely to become a basis for heavy-handed police crackdowns,

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17 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2017 Amnesty International

Data Management and List Building Officer

ABOUT THE ROLE

We offer an opportunity to join our Global Fundraising and Engagement (GFE) department, which is part of our International Secretariat (IS) and is responsible for delivering our global growth objectives in the area of fundraising and mass engagement.

16 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 02 Nov 2017 Amnesty International

Americas Media Manager Salary: $68,536 Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Amnesty International has shifted its centralized International Secretariat (IS) into a more strong, coherent and visible presence in strategic locations in the global South.

16 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Nov 2017 Amnesty International

Head of Managements Accounts and Analysis

12 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 23 Oct 2017 Amnesty International

Deputy Regional Director, Campaigns

The mobile revolution. Geopolitical power shifts. A radically altered global economy. As the world changes, so does the way people campaign for human rights. To remain effective, Amnesty International (AI) needs to respond and adapt. That's why we established an office in Southern Africaand why we need your leadership in campaigning.

ABOUT THE ROLE

11 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 08 Nov 2017 Amnesty International

Amnesty International has embarked on a major change process to transform the way we address our internal and external challenges, and to strengthen our global movement ensuring an enhanced human rights impact. In this context, we are shifting our centralized International Secretariat (IS) by setting up offices in key strategic global locations.