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Narrowing the Options: The Formation of Human Rights Norms in Amnesty International's Network, 1961-1980.

Publication Type: Conference

Source(s): Conference Papers -- American Political Science Association. 2007 Annual Meeting, p1-46. 46p. 2 Diagrams.

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Abstract: This paper uses network theory to analyze the early days of Amnesty, which ends at the end of the 1970s. The scale-free structure of Amnesty allowed it to spread its ideas quickly, while maintaining a fundamental grasp on the types of rights advocated...

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CONFLICT MINERALS: Global Witness, Amnesty International applaud call for tougher law from MEPs.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Metal Bulletin Daily. 6/8/2015, p1-1. 1p.

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Abstract: Campaign groups Global Witness and Amnesty International have applauded the decision from Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to call for a more stringent anti-conflict minerals law, following a plenary vote. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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Eye in the Sky: Monitoring Human Rights Abuses Using Geospatial Technology.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Georgetown University Press); 2009, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p160-168, 9p, 1 Black and White Photograph

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Abstract: The article discusses the utilization of geospatial technology in monitoring human rights violations. It notes the effort of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) of exploring the possibilities of geospatial technology in helpi...

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Shaping the Northern Media's Human Rights Coverage, 1986-2000.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Peace Research; Jul2007, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p385-406, 22p

Abstract: Copyright of Journal of Peace Research is the property of Sage Publications, Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print...

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NGO Links to Middle East Terror.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Middle East Quarterly. Summer2017, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p1-12. 12p.

Abstract: The article discusses allegations that nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) support terrorist organizations in the Middle East. Topics include the influence of post-colonial ideology among human rights activists, criticism of the Israeli government by ...

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The Analysis of Human Rights Data Over Time.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Human Rights Quarterly; Nov86, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p654-680, 27p, 4 Charts

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Abstract: This article presents an analysis of human rights abuses data over time. The Yale Political Data program, Amnesty International, the U.S. Government's State Department, Freedom House, and several organizations and private citizens have collected data a...

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Israel lobby spreads more lies about Palestine groups at NYU.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Electronic Intifada. 10/23/2020, pN.PAG-N.PAG. 1p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract: State Department threatens to smear international rights groups as "anti-Semitic" for defending Palestinian rights. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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JUVENILE FOCUS.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Federal Probation. Jun2006, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p81-85. 5p.

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Abstract: The article offers news briefs on juvenile justice in the U.S. According to a study by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, prisoners serving life sentences have no chance for parole for crimes they committed as juveniles in the country. A stu...

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An Appraisal of Amnesty International's Work at the United Nations: Established Areas of Activities and Shifting Priorities since the 1990s.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Human Rights Quarterly. Nov2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p1050-1070. 21p.

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Abstract: The aim of this paper is to explore Amnesty International's relationship with the United Nations over time, whereby particular attention is paid to the period since the mid-1990s. The proposition of this study is that the NGO changed its pattern of act...

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Amnesty Urges U.A.E. to Release Activist Jailed for Online Posts.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Bloomberg.com. 5/31/2018, pN.PAG-N.PAG. 1p.

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Abstract: Ahmed Mansoor sentenced to 10 years in prison for online posts Mansoor "was sentenced for expressing his peaceful views on social media and speaking up against human rights violations in the U.A.E.", Amnesty said in a Twitter post. [Extracted from the ...

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