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Dutch government rejects Amnesty’s apartheid report

The American Israelite 23 May 2022
(JNS) The government of the Netherlands has rejected Amnesty International’s report on Feb ... Amnesty International overstepped their mandate by applying this serious label to Israel.” ... Republican senators are pushing a bill to cut funding for Amnesty, which has received over two million dollars in federal funding in the past two decades.
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Egypt: Lift restrictions on civic space to ensure a successful COP27

Amnesty 23 May 2022
Egypt’s abysmal record of cracking down on peaceful dissent and civic space must not be allowed to undermine the success of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, due to start in under six months in Egypt, Amnesty International said today ... Philip Luther, Amnesty International.
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Qatar ruler hits back at anti-Arab attacks on World Cup

The Times of India 23 May 2022
DAVOS (Switzerland). Qatar's emir on Monday hit out at what he called unprecedented attacks on Qatar becoming the first Arab country to host the World Cup ... Amnesty International last week demanded that FIFA set up a $440 million fund for "abused" workers in Qatar ... "Qatar is just like your own country... Looking for Something? ... .
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Rights groups call on FIFA to commit $440 million to compensate migrant workers in Qatar

Inside The Games 20 May 2022
Amnesty International called on FIFA to take "immediate and decisive action to prevent further abuses of migrant workers engaged in World Cup-related projects and services." ... Amnesty International is among 10 organisations to have signed a letter to FIFA President Gianni Infantino, which calls for the establishment of a fund.
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Restore benchmark value, extend tax amnesty – Dr. Ayim-Darke to government

Joy Online 20 May 2022
... restoration of the benchmark value as well as an extension of the tax amnesty which is supposed to end in June of this year ... Minister please extend the tax amnesty possibly for a year so that we can get a breather to readjust and plow in some of the funds back into the system.”.
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Six months from World Cup, rights issues still haunt Qatar

The Arab Weekly 20 May 2022
DOHA -. Six months from the start of the World Cup, mega-rich Qatar has its stadiums ready but cannot shrug off doubts over the way it treats migrant workers, women and the LGBTQ community ... The focus returned on Thursday when Amnesty International demanded that FIFA set up a $440 million fund for “abused” foreign labourers ... Labour pains ... .
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Six months from World Cup, Qatar on the defensive over rightsQatar's giant construction sites, where ...

Deccan Herald 20 May 2022
Six months from the start of the World Cup, mega-rich Qatar has its stadiums ready but cannot shrug off doubts over the way it treats migrant workers, women, and the LGBTQ community ... The focus returned on Thursday when Amnesty International demanded that FIFA set up a $440 million fund for "abused" foreign labourers ... Also read ... Also read ... Sign Up ... FIFA.
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Human rights groups ask FIFA for millions to help migrant workers in Qatar

Belfast Telegraph 19 May 2022
It equates to just under £355million and Amnesty says it is equal to the World Cup prize money fund ... The programme, which Amnesty believes should also be funded by the Qatari government, should also work to ensure the prevention of future migrant worker abuse, the organisation said.
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‘Nothing can bring dead workers back to life’ – Amnesty ask FIFA for millions to help migrant workers in Qatar

Irish Independent 19 May 2022
Amnesty International, along with other human rights organisations and fans' groups, have written to FIFA president Gianni Infantino this week insisting that sum be set aside as a minimum.Amnesty says it is equal to the World Cup prize money fund. Amnesty has also asked ...
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Qatar: FIFA should match $440m World Cup prize money to fund major compensation programme for ...

Amnesty 19 May 2022
The remediation fund Amnesty International and others are calling for is entirely justifiable given the scale of abuses that have been suffered Agnès Callamard ... FIFA should match $440m World Cup prize money to fund major compensation programme for abused migrant workers appeared first on Amnesty International.
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FIFA faces mammoth money demand over ‘abused’ migrant workers

Russia Today 19 May 2022
A demand by Amnesty International in conjunction with Human Rights Watch, Supporters Europe, and trade union The Building and Wood Workers’ International has been issued around six months before Qatar is set to become the first Arab nation ever to host a FIFA World Cup.
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Report finds little progress reducing violence against Native American women

Brainerd Dispatch 17 May 2022
Those laws made some progress in giving tribal courts more jurisdiction, but Demant said the process remains confusing and funding is inconsistent. The Amnesty report calls for full restoration of tribal jurisdiction over crimes committed in Indian country, and increased funding for prosecution, law enforcement and health care.
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You may want to watch the House UFO hearing today

Hot Air 17 May 2022
It’s also been suggested that some of these activities might have involved funding that was not explicitly appropriated by Congress ... Such an amnesty offer could involve no prosecutions for funding entanglements or the breaking of non-disclosure agreements and oaths of secrecy.
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Caveats of consumer financing

Dawn 16 May 2022
... Monetary Fund projection) and 4.3pc (World Bank projection) ... Consumer financing for house building is also expected to decelerate because, during the ongoing loan negotiations with the IMF, the Fund has insisted upon Pakistan ending the tax amnesty scheme for builders.

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