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20 Oct 2017 description

More countries need to step up and pledge their support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh amid an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Amnesty International said today.

The meeting of high-level representatives of donor countries at the UN’s office in Geneva on Monday must include pledges of new money, including from countries in the region, to support rising numbers of Rohingya refugees who have sought shelter in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district.

20 Oct 2017 description
  • Plus de 500 personnes placées en détention dans plusieurs villes, dont Bamenda et Buéa.

  • Des manifestants blessés fuient les hôpitaux par peur d'être arrêtés.

  • Des manifestants arrêtés sont contraints de verser 50 euros de pot-de-vin pour être libérés.

19 Oct 2017 description

The civil engineering company Canstruct International Pty Ltd (‘Canstruct’) has taken on a toxic contract to run facilities on Nauru where the Australian government has trapped refugees in a system that amounts to torture, Amnesty International said today.

Canstruct, an Australian family-run company, has signed a contract to run refugee processing centres on the island, where hundreds of people have been forcibly transferred after trying to seek asylum in Australia. Australian officials have admitted this system is intentionally harsh.

18 Oct 2017 description

The map below shows the Maungdaw, Buthidaung, and Rathedaung townships in northern Rakhine State.
Since 25 August 2017, over 150 hotspots were detected with remote environmental sensors. Five of those hotspots were detected after 30 September. UNITAR/UNOSAT found over 22.48 square kilometres of destroyed or damaged structures were present across the area analysed. Over 60% of the three townships has yet to be analysed.

18 Oct 2017 description

Introduction

Early in the morning of 25 August 2017, members of a Rohingya armed group, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), attacked approximately 30 security force outposts in northern Rakhine State.1 In its response, the Myanmar Army, rather than targeting ARSA, launched an attack on the Rohingya population in northern Rakhine State as a whole. Often working with Border Guard Police (BGP) and local vigilantes, the military has carried out a campaign of violence that has been systematic, organized, and ruthless.

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

Research, Campaigns and Communications Assistant

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19 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.

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

Senior Events Manager

An opportunity has arisen to join the Amnesty International Governance programme team to lead the international meetings unit in its delivery of the movement's new highest decision making body - the Global Assembly.

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18 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Nov 2017 Amnesty International

Senior Legal Adviser

As part of its Strategic Goals (2016-2019), Amnesty International is implementing a two-year project to ensure that victims of crimes under international law in Africa obtain justice, truth and reparations. The project aims to strengthen criminal justice mechanisms in Africa through promoting domestic accountability, effective regional and hybrid accountability mechanisms, and defending the integrity of international justice norms and mechanisms, including the International Criminal Court (ICC).

ABOUT THE ROLE

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.