Our 'State of the world': In 2016, politicians wielding a toxic, dehumanising “us vs them” rhetoric, creating a more divided and dangerous world. Read our full report » [ Amn.st Link ] #AIR17
Women of Nauru: seeing my sons in a school uniform is my only dream.

Women of Nauru: seeing my sons in a school uniform is my only dream

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One third of all imprisoned journalists, media workers and executives in the world are in Turkey’s prisons. Demand a #FreeTurkeyMedia #JournalismIsNotACrime
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Tomorrow Bill English has his first pyjama party with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull in Queenstown. Will English let Australian abuses slide?

Grant Bayldon: Important test for Bill English with Turnbull visit

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"When I was afraid, you taught me how to keep going. When I was lost, you showed me the way."
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To those who kept me alive all these years: thank you | Chelsea E Manning

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BREAKING NEWS: The 9th Circuit ruled against reinstating Trump's immigration executive order. But, only Congress can permanently repeal the #MuslimBan and refugee order. [ Amn.st Link ]
Russia: Sickening attempt to trivialise domestic violence as legal reform puts women at greater risk

Russia: Domestic violence law puts women at greater risk

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Resuming construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline is an unlawful and appalling violation of human rights and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sovereignty
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Every week groups of up to 50 people are taken out of their cells and hanged to death in Saydnaya Prison. Don’t let the Syrian government execute any more civilians: [ Amn.st Link ]
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Reports say that Loghman Sawari, the 21 year-old Iranian refugee who fled Manus Island to escape Australia's cruel detention regime, was allegedly beaten and forcibly returned to PNG.

'No humanity': police intercept, deport refugee before he could lodge Fiji asylum claim

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Philippines’ police has been planting evidence in the homes of people they killed as part of a murderous war on the poor. [ Amnesty.org.nz Link ]
A refugee is not a person who commits acts of terrorism. It is someone fleeing people who commit acts of terrorism. #NoMuslimBan

The US War on Muslim Refugees

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"While discrimination against women is evident in almost all areas of life, it is in the area of sexual and reproductive health that it reaches shocking levels."

Trump's global gag a devastating blow for women's rights

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