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Stories with organization: Amnesty International
  • Myanmar's government accuses newspaper of contempt of court 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 11:25 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's Information Ministry has filed a contempt of court complaint against the publisher and 16 editorial employees of a newspaper it is already suing for defamation, an action critics charge is an attempt at intimidation ahead of elections set for later this year.

  • Cameroon detains 84 children after raiding Quranic schools 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 8:31 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Cameroonian authorities have been holding 84 children - some as young as 5 years old - for months without charge after officials accused their teachers at Quranic schools of running terrorist training camps, Amnesty International said Friday.

  • Azerbaijan criticized over rights as European Games begin 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 11:29 am

    BAKU, Azerbaijan - Just over a mile from the gleaming white facade of Baku's new Olympic Stadium, an oil refinery tower lights up the sky. Its flame fits neatly with Azerbaijan's marketing line to would-be tourists - "the land of fire" - but it's also a powerful reminder of the oil wealth that made it possible to build the 68,000-seat arena.