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N’Delta Group Seeks Confirmation of Presidential Amnesty Programme Coordinator

This Day 06 Dec 2023
The SSRG attributed one of the successes recorded so far under the leadership of Ndiomu as the establishment of the Presidential Amnesty Cooperative Society Fund, which is headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Tabai, which comes as a buffer for post amnesty livelihood.

N’Delta Group Seeks Confirmation of Ndiomu as Substantive PAP Head

This Day 05 Dec 2023
He listed some of them as the establishment of the Presidential Amnesty Cooperative Society Fund, which is headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge. He noted that this comes as a buffer for post Amnesty livelihood, with Ndiomu  not being a signatory to the account of the fund.

In Burkina Faso's blockaded towns, war crimes and mutual aid

The New Humanitarian 05 Dec 2023
Republish this article. Editor’s note ... OUAGADOUGOU ... Now, basic goods like salt and soap are rare and pricey, they said ... The US-funded hunger monitor FEWS NET has warned of a risk of famine in some blockaded areas, while Amnesty International has said attacks on civilians and the destruction of livelihood systems in besieged towns constitute war crimes.

Amnesty International Faults Serbia, World Bank For 'Stripping' Vulnerable Of Social Assistance

Radio Free Europe 04 Dec 2023
Amnesty International has warned that Serbia's recently revamped system with World Bank funding to determine eligibility for social protections has worsened poverty "especially for Roma and people with disabilities" in the Balkan nation of around 6.6 million people ... Low-quality data translates into problems, Amnesty International said.

Serbia: World Bank-funded digital welfare system exacerbating poverty, especially for Roma and people with disabilities

Amnesty 04 Dec 2023
Poverty-stricken and marginalised communities in Serbia are being pushed further into poverty as an automated welfare delivery system, funded by the World Bank, strips them of social assistance, said Amnesty International in a report published today ... World Bank-funded digital ...

Trapped by Automation: Poverty and discrimination in Serbia’s welfare state

Amnesty 04 Dec 2023
They said it was my job to get the paperwork confirming that this was not correct.” When Amnesty International interviewed him, Bogdan was trying to collect the proof that he had no bank account nor the stated funds to his name, so that he could reapply for social assistance, without which Bogdan’s family was in severe crisis.

Bashar & ‘righteous’ decision

Arab Times 03 Dec 2023
... a third who forged his certificate, in addition to a terrorist, another who stole donation funds, a tenth known as sectarian killer, and a group of those who escaped from prison sentences, and others. The amnesty did not include three citizens, for reasons unknown to the insider.

Global: Initial pledges at COP28 to finance the Loss & Damage Fund fall far short ...

Amnesty 30 Nov 2023
Reacting to initial pledges totalling about US$420 million made on the first day of COP28 to finance the Loss and Damage Fund, which is intended to assist communities in developing countries suffering from disastrous weather events and other harms caused by global warming, Amnesty International’s Climate Advisor Ann Harrison said..

Kenya dispatch: government deployment of Kenyan police to gang-plagued Haiti provokes debate, division

Jurist 29 Nov 2023
He has also questioned why the American government is willing to fund Kenya in support of the mission but is unwilling to deploy its own troops. Even Amnesty International Kenya has expressed its doubts about the deployment of Kenyan police officers in Haiti ... Amnesty International ...

Comment: Can a UAE-led climate conference deliver for the world?

Reuters 29 Nov 2023
At COP27 in Egypt in 2022, this trend started to change, with momentum for a fossil fuel phase out building ... Amnesty International wants governments at COP28 “to agree to a full, fair, fast and funded phase out of fossil fuels and a human rights compliant transition to renewable power, which facilitates access to energy for all” ... , opens new tab ... ....

Human Rights Watch shows naked bias towards Islamist forces in Bangladesh

Blitz 28 Nov 2023
Hamouri has been championed as a human rights defender by numerous NGOs and UN officials, including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, UN Special Rapporteur for the Palestinian Territories Francesca Albanese and more ... Fund-raising, it seems, is untethered to particular ...

Who was Leonard Bernstein? The inspiring true story of American conductor-composer played by Bradley...

The Daily Mail 23 Nov 2023
Pictured. Bernstein with his wife Felicia Montealegre. Who was Leonard Bernstein?. READ MORE ... Advertisement ... 1 ... Away from music, world peace was a particular concern of Bernstein and he was a supporter of Amnesty International from its inception. In 1987, he established the Felicia Montealegre Fund in memory of his wife who died in 1978 ... Pictured ... .

Human Rights Watch receives millions of dollars in exchange for silence

Blitz 22 Nov 2023
According to a May 13, 2014 report published in Consortium News, “Over the years, US “public diplomacy” has pulled reputable NGOs into the US propaganda orbit, sometimes via funding, sometimes by creating a revolving door to government jobs, as a letter from over 100 scholars suggests happened to Human Rights Watch.

Human Rights Watch Briefing Note for the Twenty-Second Session of the International Criminal Court Assembly ...

Human Rights Watch 21 Nov 2023
9 and 10; “Voluntary Contributions – Solution to the ICC’s Funding Crisis or Threat to its Independence and Effectiveness?,” Amnesty International commentary, October 12, 2022, https.// (accessed November 17, 2023).

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