Freedom of expression is vital for exposing human rights abuses. Many Russian journalists have been murdered for their investigations, now the staff at newspaper Novaya Gazeta need your voice.

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People seeking refuge have been banished to remote island detention centres for years, in conditions that amount to torture. With the latest violence against refugees stuck on #Manus, we need your voice to demand that Ferrovial -- along with Broadspectrum, Wilson Security and others -- stop profiting from human rights abuse: [ Amn.st Link ]

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We're honouring Alicia Keys with our highest honour, the "Ambassador of Conscience" award [ Amn.st Link ] #AoC2017
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Use of the death penalty is in steady decline. Let's finish the job and abolish the death penalty for good.

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Amnesty International New Zealand's Executive Director Grant Bayldon is in northern Sri Lanka with villagers who have been forced off their land by the military. Victims cannot wait any longer for justice, they just want to go home.
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2017 is the year for protecting our values.

Every day more and more people are standing up and speaking out against human rights abuses around the world. You’re at the forefront – defending human dignity by taking the amazing action you do. We’ll be with you to keep changing the world for the better!

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Should companies profit from human rights abuse? We say no.

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"It's difficult to imagine anything more traumatic than the disappearance of a loved one," writes Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International. In Sri Lanka, "enforced disappearance" has happened on a staggering scale. Families cannot wait any longer for justice.

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The evidence that has come to light on the New Zealand SAS raid in Afghanistan demands an independent inquiry. The New Zealand Government has both the power to commission an impartial inquiry, and the responsibility for due diligence. Add your voice to the call: [ Amnesty.org.nz Link ]
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More evidence is coming to light and the pressure is building for an independent inquiry to determine if NZ committed war crimes. We need your voice.

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Exclusive interview: NZSAS says civilians were killed in fatal raid, including two by Kiwi sniper fire - National - NZ Herald News

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The NZ Gov't and Defence Force are relying on a report from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) about the 2010 SAS-led raid in Baghlan province. But military forces reporting on military action is not an impartial, thorough investigation.

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Amnesty International says New Zealand Government can’t rely on the ISAF report into civilian casualties in Afghanistan

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The release of #HitandRunNZ presents serious allegations that the New Zealand Defence Force breached international law and may be guilty of war crimes in Afghanistan. Amnesty International is calling for a thorough and independent inquiry.

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The release of HitandRunNZ presents serious allegations that the New Zealand Defence
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Amnesty supporters and staff marched down Ponsonby Road to remind everyone that 'love is a human right'. #LoveWins
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Alan and Gyan fled Syria in wheelchairs. After an epic journey that took years, they've been reunited with their family in Germany. Here is the moment.

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Wilmar controls more than 43% of the global palm oil trade. Amnesty International has documented human rights abuse at their plantations. While NZ retirement funds are still invested in Wilmar and Fonterra continues to buy their palm kernel, Amnesty has shown how Wilmar is trying cover up the abuse and the Indonesian Government is failing to investigate claims against the company.

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