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A Most Wanted Man

Opens Friday, Jul 25, 2014 Synopsis: The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John LeCarre's 2008 spy novel. In the years immediately following 9/11, Gunter Bachmann (Hoffman) is a counter-terrorist expert based in Hamburg, who operates as a rogue agent, independently of the Grenzschutzgruppe 9 der Bundespolizei (GSG-9). He specializes in bringing down jihadists, and as the story opens, he begins to fixate on a Chechnyan immigrant named Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), newly arrived in town.
Issa's motivations are initially unknown, but he befriends an American social worker (Rachel McAdams) who grows convinced of his benignity and sets about persuading Gunter of the same. Meanwhile, Gunter becomes aware of a palpable and imminent threat to national security that involves future jihad activity, and devises an ingenious plan that he hopes will both extinguish the threat and provide amnesty for Issa. The Americans and the GSG-9, however, learn of Gunter's plot and express both impatience and a general skepticism about the scheme's effectiveness. A Most Wanted Man premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Russian amnesty vote a cherry on Putin's year

...year.Russia's parliament approved an amnesty law Wednesday that is likely to result...against its own people.In approving the amnesty, human rights activists said, Russia...a new case against him.Nor will the amnesty apply to most of those under investigation...

http://juneauempire.com/sergei-l-loiko/2013-12-19/russian-amnesty-vote-cherry-pu
Sports Shorts

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-17/sports-shorts
Sports
Obama's border security plan a bust

...administration is pushing an immigration amnesty bill that it claims will make us safer...made the same argument when they offered amnesty as an answer. Both Congress and the American...no good national security argument for amnesty. By most estimates, about 11 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051010/opi_637078833.shtml
Opinion
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...soil-warming, and buffalo flies to continue to make a living, and, Irene Khan, the former Bangladeshi secretary general for Amnesty International, to make the case that climate change is disproportionately weighted to affect poor countries. And he in turn...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-27/stacks-new-adult-nonfiction
Art
A compassionate and sensible step on immigration

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee: It's not amnesty, back-door or otherwise. It's just a little more sanity in our broken immigration system. The Obama administration has announced...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-25/compassionate-and-sensible-step-immig
Opinion
Photo: Calling for peace

...and members of the public, hold a candlelight vigil Monday on the Crescent Harbor dock in Sitka. The vigil was organized by Amnesty International student groups to promote peace, urge an end to violence and call for reconstruction in Gaza, on the eve of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021109/sta_386866165.shtml
Juneau's Schroeder to receive Women of Achievement award

...and psychologist specializing in women's issues in Juneau. Prior to moving to Juneau, she was an active volunteer with Amnesty International working to end apartheid in South Africa, and served two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in India as a village...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-17/juneaus-schroeder-receive-women-ach
Neighbors
Putin says he may seek 4th presidential term

...political activism they ushered in. He held out the possibility of amnesty for more than two dozen people arrested after clashes broke...to prison for years.Putin said he "would not exclude" an amnesty, but said he would only act after the courts had ruled.During...

http://juneauempire.com/lynn-berry/2013-09-20/putin-says-he-may-seek-4th-preside
Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up

...crisis.Yingluck led the country for two years relatively smoothly. But in October, her government tried to introduce an amnesty law that would have allowed Thaksin to return to the country as a free man, sparking the latest round of unrest.

http://juneauempire.com/papitchaya-boonngok/2013-12-27/rocks-tear-gas-fly-thai-p

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