Italy must drop charges against Iuventa’s refugee rescuers, Amnesty demands — The Civil Fleet

Meanwhile, the Sea-Watch 3 and Ocean Viking find themselves ‘in a situation that should never occur at sea’ AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL called on the Italian authorities today to drop legal proceedings against activists from refugee the Iuventa rescue ship. Between August 2016 and August 2017, the vessel’s crew saved the lives of more than 14,000 people […]Continua a leggere “Italy must drop charges against Iuventa’s refugee rescuers, Amnesty demands — The Civil Fleet”

BALAHA CASE video director Shady Habash

After almost 800 days in prison, photographer and music video director Shady Habash dies in Tora Prison, Cairo, on May 2nd 2020, from health issues yet not specified. Shady was imprisoned since March 2018, because of directing the music video for Egyptian artist Ramy Essam’s song Balaha. Shady didn’t have anything to do with the content ofContinua a leggere “BALAHA CASE video director Shady Habash”

Demand safety of rescue worker abducted during Aleppo evacuation

Rescue worker Abdulhadi Kamel was abducted by Syrian government forces during the evacuation of Aleppo in December. The only time he has been seen since his capture is in a sinister video released earlier this month. Sorgente: Demand safety of rescue worker abducted during Aleppo evacuation | Amnesty International UK

Abusi e violenze, l’inferno degli hotspot italiani

Salih aveva solo 10 anni quando le milizie hanno attaccato il suo villaggio nella regione del Nord Darfur, in Sudan. «Era sera. Sparavano e davano fuoco alle nostre capanne. I… Sorgente: Abusi e violenze, l’inferno degli hotspot italiani

Theresa May, protect the children of Aleppo | 

The slaughter in Aleppo is happening before our eyes. The children under the rubble, their screams, their terror are played on our screens every day. We cannot claim we didn’t know. The UK must not sit on the sidelines any longer. Sorgente: Theresa May, protect the children of Aleppo | Amnesty International UK

Which countries still have the death penalty – and who executes the most prisoners? 

China and Iran are responsible for the highest number of executions in the world, according statistics from Amnesty International.  Although official data is unavailable, Amnesty International estimates there to have been thousands of executions in China. Iran follows China with 977 executions in 2015. Sorgente: Which countries still have the death penalty – and whoContinua a leggere “Which countries still have the death penalty – and who executes the most prisoners? “