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Amnesty OKs policy to decriminalize sex trade

LONDON - Amnesty International approved a controversial...said Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International. "We also consulted with...different views from around the world."Amnesty's decision is important because it will...
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Hospital raid video gives rare look at murky Israeli unit

...spokesman for the Palestinian Health Ministry, called the incident an "assassination." The international human rights group Amnesty International said wounds to Abdallah's head and upper body suggested the shooting was an "extrajudicial execution."Israel...
Nation and World
Rubio, Ryan back off total immigration overhaul

...element of the Senate's immigration bill and decried as "amnesty" by many conservatives.Ryan once called potential citizenship...race last year by a conservative who accused him of backing amnesty. A crisis of unaccompanied minors arriving from Central America...
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China to end decades-old 1-child policy

...birth policies such as forced abortion and sterilization.Amnesty International said Chinese women remain at risk of forced abortions...which amount to torture," William Nee, China Researcher at Amnesty International, said in a statement.In November 2013, the...
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House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess

...leading immigration hard-liner, said Ryan would be unlikely to win support from House conservatives opposed to any "pro-amnesty" politician."There's definitely an undercurrent of concern among conservatives in the House that make it unlikely they...
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Hungary declares emergency, seals border

...the border.Human rights activists condemned the move, with Amnesty International saying Hungary's "intimidating show of militarized...traumatized by war and brutality," said Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty International's deputy director for Europe.The Hungarian...
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European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

...plan. It said that 66,000 asylum-seekers will be relocated from Greece and Italy, and 54,000 more in a year's time.Amnesty International's Europe Director, John Dalhuisen, cautioned that agreed-upon numbers "are still too low, given the immensity...
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Panel hears of surge in prison population

...implication the state's new marijuana laws might have on incarceration rates, especially if the state considers some kind of amnesty for past marijuana crimes.The consensus answer from Bryner, Schuster and Dunleavy's fellow legislator, Sen. Pete Kelly...
NY campus teaching 'Yes means yes'

...legislation, passed with the help of star power from Whoopi Goldberg and Lady Gaga, also gives bystanders who report assaults amnesty from drug or alcohol violations and creates a Students Bill of Rights guaranteeing victims the ability to report assaults and...
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...with.UCI willing to offer amnesty if in line with WADA LONDON...says it is willing to offer amnesty to riders and officials who...previously refusing to offer amnesties, the UCI said Wednesday it...the possibility of providing amnesties to witnesses who appear at...


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