Daily Archives: 18 April 2013

Italian pardon of US military officer sets stage for impunity

By Julia Hall, Amnesty International’s expert on counter-terrorism and human rights Al Jazeera originally published this on 18 April 2013. The recent pardon of a US national convicted in absentia in the 2003 kidnapping case of Abu Omar is a … Continue reading

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What marriage equality means to me

By Lexie Matheson, an academic and Programme Leader at AUT University, for Amnesty International New Zealand On Tuesday 17 April New Zealand became the 13th country to legalize same-sex marriage as the Marriage Amendment Bill passed its third reading 77-44. … Continue reading

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