Salil Shetty

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 11th, 2013
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If “official lawlessness is denied and goes unpunished”, Nigeria will not gain the stability it so badly needs. Crimes of Boko Haram can never be a justification for a country’s “security forces to kill people with impunity” [AFP] It has been another bloody Christmas and...
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Oct 11th, 2012
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By Ismail Salami, Press TV In June 2008, Canada officially apologized for forcing 150,000 aboriginal children into ghastly residential schools where they were abused sexually, psychologically and physically. Residential schools were set up with the assumption that aboriginal culture failed to adapt t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 14th, 2012
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A Uganda cabinet minister has raided a workshop for gay activists and tried to arrest the organiser, a Ugandan paper and UK-based rights group have said. Minister for Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo said the gathering was “illegal” and ordered delegates out of the hotel near the capital...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 27th, 2011
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Egypt’s military has vowed to stop virginity tests on female protesters, Amnesty International said on Monday, after a top official said the tests were necessary to head off possible charges of rape. “The head of Egypt’s military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that ...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 25th, 2011
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Egypt must “scrap” the most reviled laws of former president Hosni Mubarak’s era if it wants to ensure free and fair parliamentary elections in September, the secretary general of Amnesty International said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters in Cairo, Salil Shetty expressed concern ...