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CCC ATTACK BIOMETRIC DATA

With a spectacular protest action of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) against the progressive recovery of biometric data. In der aktuellen Ausgabe der Clubzeitschrift Die Datenschleuder veröffentlichen die Hacker den Fingerabdruck von Bundesinnenminister Wolfgang Schäuble. In the current edition of the club magazine The Datenschleuder publish the hacker's fingerprint by German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schauble. Die Hacker wollen sich damit gegen die zunehmende Erfassung biometrischer Daten zur Wehr setzen. The hackers want to be against the increasing collection of biometric data to defend themselves. Besonders die Speicherung der Fingerabdrücke im E-Pass stößt dem CCC übel auf. Especially the storage of fingerprints in the E-Pass bad encounters the CCC. "Wir wollen mit der Veröffentlichung ein warnendes Zeichen setzen", erklärt CCC-Sprecher Dirk Engling gegenüber heise online. "We want to work with the publication of a warning signal," explains CCC spokesman Di…

CCC ATTACK BIOMETRIC DATA

With a spectacular protest action of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) against the progressive recovery of biometric data. In der aktuellen Ausgabe der Clubzeitschrift Die Datenschleuder veröffentlichen die Hacker den Fingerabdruck von Bundesinnenminister Wolfgang Schäuble. In the current edition of the club magazine The Datenschleuder publish the hacker's fingerprint by German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schauble. Die Hacker wollen sich damit gegen die zunehmende Erfassung biometrischer Daten zur Wehr setzen. The hackers want to be against the increasing collection of biometric data to defend themselves. Besonders die Speicherung der Fingerabdrücke im E-Pass stößt dem CCC übel auf. Especially the storage of fingerprints in the E-Pass bad encounters the CCC. "Wir wollen mit der Veröffentlichung ein warnendes Zeichen setzen", erklärt CCC-Sprecher Dirk Engling gegenüber heise online. "We want to work with the publication of a warning signal," explains CCC spokesman Di…

CCC ATTACK BIOMETRIC DATA

With a spectacular protest action of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) against the progressive recovery of biometric data. In der aktuellen Ausgabe der Clubzeitschrift Die Datenschleuder veröffentlichen die Hacker den Fingerabdruck von Bundesinnenminister Wolfgang Schäuble. In the current edition of the club magazine The Datenschleuder publish the hacker's fingerprint by German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schauble. Die Hacker wollen sich damit gegen die zunehmende Erfassung biometrischer Daten zur Wehr setzen. The hackers want to be against the increasing collection of biometric data to defend themselves. Besonders die Speicherung der Fingerabdrücke im E-Pass stößt dem CCC übel auf. Especially the storage of fingerprints in the E-Pass bad encounters the CCC. "Wir wollen mit der Veröffentlichung ein warnendes Zeichen setzen", erklärt CCC-Sprecher Dirk Engling gegenüber heise online. "We want to work with the publication of a warning signal," explains CCC spokesman Di…

GIRLS WORLDWIDE AFFRAID TO ATTEND SCHOOL SAYS REPORT

A new report published by Amnesty International "Safe Schools - Every Girls Right" has shown that thousands of girls across the world fear going to school for fear of sexual harassment; violent attacks, or bullying. The report describes how even in some Islamic countries schools for Girls have actually been burnt down.http://cid-e853ab142560c964.skydrive.live.com/embedrow.aspx/Documents/Safe-SchoolsEveryGirlsRight.pdf

GIRLS WORLDWIDE AFFRAID TO ATTEND SCHOOL SAYS REPORT

A new report published by Amnesty International "Safe Schools - Every Girls Right" has shown that thousands of girls across the world fear going to school for fear of sexual harassment; violent attacks, or bullying. The report describes how even in some Islamic countries schools for Girls have actually been burnt down.http://cid-e853ab142560c964.skydrive.live.com/embedrow.aspx/Documents/Safe-SchoolsEveryGirlsRight.pdf

GIRLS WORLDWIDE AFFRAID TO ATTEND SCHOOL SAYS REPORT

A new report published by Amnesty International "Safe Schools - Every Girls Right" has shown that thousands of girls across the world fear going to school for fear of sexual harassment; violent attacks, or bullying. The report describes how even in some Islamic countries schools for Girls have actually been burnt down.http://cid-e853ab142560c964.skydrive.live.com/embedrow.aspx/Documents/Safe-SchoolsEveryGirlsRight.pdf

PAKISTAN'S NEW PARLIAMENT MUST IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS

As Pakistan prepares to swear-in a new parliament, Amnesty International today called on the country's new leaders to repair the fallout from the state of emergency imposed in November 2007. In its latest document, Pakistan: Repairing the damage: ensuring robust human rights safeguards, Amnesty International examines the damage done to constitutional safeguards and the key role played by an independent judiciary in the protection of human rights.

PAKISTAN'S NEW PARLIAMENT MUST IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS

As Pakistan prepares to swear-in a new parliament, Amnesty International today called on the country's new leaders to repair the fallout from the state of emergency imposed in November 2007. In its latest document, Pakistan: Repairing the damage: ensuring robust human rights safeguards, Amnesty International examines the damage done to constitutional safeguards and the key role played by an independent judiciary in the protection of human rights.

PAKISTAN'S NEW PARLIAMENT MUST IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS

As Pakistan prepares to swear-in a new parliament, Amnesty International today called on the country's new leaders to repair the fallout from the state of emergency imposed in November 2007. In its latest document, Pakistan: Repairing the damage: ensuring robust human rights safeguards, Amnesty International examines the damage done to constitutional safeguards and the key role played by an independent judiciary in the protection of human rights.

ISRAEL MUST SHOW RESTRAIN AFTER CIVILIAN KILLING IN JERUSALEM

Following the killing of eight students Israeli students in a religious school in Jerusalem by a Palestinian from East Palestine who was later shot by armed Israeli forces. The man was  believed to be part of a previously unknown group calling itself "Phalange of Free Men of Galilee - Groups of the Martyr Imad Mughniya and the Gaza Martyrswho" . Human Rights groups have condemned the killing of the Israeli civilians and called on the Israeli Government and it's armed forces to show restrain against reprised attack on civilian Palestinians.

ISRAEL MUST SHOW RESTRAIN AFTER CIVILIAN KILLING IN JERUSALEM

Following the killing of eight students Israeli students in a religious school in Jerusalem by a Palestinian from East Palestine who was later shot by armed Israeli forces. The man was  believed to be part of a previously unknown group calling itself "Phalange of Free Men of Galilee - Groups of the Martyr Imad Mughniya and the Gaza Martyrswho" . Human Rights groups have condemned the killing of the Israeli civilians and called on the Israeli Government and it's armed forces to show restrain against reprised attack on civilian Palestinians.

ISRAEL MUST SHOW RESTRAIN AFTER CIVILIAN KILLING IN JERUSALEM

Following the killing of eight students Israeli students in a religious school in Jerusalem by a Palestinian from East Palestine who was later shot by armed Israeli forces. The man was  believed to be part of a previously unknown group calling itself "Phalange of Free Men of Galilee - Groups of the Martyr Imad Mughniya and the Gaza Martyrswho" . Human Rights groups have condemned the killing of the Israeli civilians and called on the Israeli Government and it's armed forces to show restrain against reprised attack on civilian Palestinians.

UN HIGH COMMISSIONER ON HUMAN RIGHTS RESIGNS

Louise Arbour has resigned her position as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. reacting to the news Amnesty International paid tribute to her work and asked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon that her successor should also demonstrate  a proven track-record as a strong and independent advocate for human rights.Louise Arbour, in her time as High Commissioner of Human Rights for the United Nations has been described as a forceful advocate of Human Rights, who stressed the legal obligation of countries to uphold human rights.

UN HIGH COMMISSIONER ON HUMAN RIGHTS RESIGNS

Louise Arbour has resigned her position as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. reacting to the news Amnesty International paid tribute to her work and asked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon that her successor should also demonstrate  a proven track-record as a strong and independent advocate for human rights.Louise Arbour, in her time as High Commissioner of Human Rights for the United Nations has been described as a forceful advocate of Human Rights, who stressed the legal obligation of countries to uphold human rights.

UN HIGH COMMISSIONER ON HUMAN RIGHTS RESIGNS

Louise Arbour has resigned her position as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. reacting to the news Amnesty International paid tribute to her work and asked the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon that her successor should also demonstrate  a proven track-record as a strong and independent advocate for human rights.Louise Arbour, in her time as High Commissioner of Human Rights for the United Nations has been described as a forceful advocate of Human Rights, who stressed the legal obligation of countries to uphold human rights.

PRIVATE POLL SHOWS BRITAIN WANTS VOTE ON EU LISBON TREATY

Claims that nearly nine in ten Britons want a referendum on the EU treaty have been called into question. Private polling that showed 88 per cent of the electorate want a public vote on the Lisbon treaty have been criticised for sampling too small a number of people. The poll, conducted by the independent Electoral Reform Services for the I Want A Referendum (IWAR) Campaign, canvassed support for the Lisbon treaty in ten marginal Labour and Liberal Democrat constituencies.

PRIVATE POLL SHOWS BRITAIN WANTS VOTE ON EU LISBON TREATY

Claims that nearly nine in ten Britons want a referendum on the EU treaty have been called into question. Private polling that showed 88 per cent of the electorate want a public vote on the Lisbon treaty have been criticised for sampling too small a number of people. The poll, conducted by the independent Electoral Reform Services for the I Want A Referendum (IWAR) Campaign, canvassed support for the Lisbon treaty in ten marginal Labour and Liberal Democrat constituencies.

PRIVATE POLL SHOWS BRITAIN WANTS VOTE ON EU LISBON TREATY

Claims that nearly nine in ten Britons want a referendum on the EU treaty have been called into question. Private polling that showed 88 per cent of the electorate want a public vote on the Lisbon treaty have been criticised for sampling too small a number of people. The poll, conducted by the independent Electoral Reform Services for the I Want A Referendum (IWAR) Campaign, canvassed support for the Lisbon treaty in ten marginal Labour and Liberal Democrat constituencies.

DMITRY MEDVEDEV - RUSSIA'S NEW PRESIDENT-ELECT

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Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (Дмитрий Анатольевич Медедев) is the president-elect of Russia. He will succeed President Vladimir Putin after an inauguration ceremony in May. He is currently a first deputy prime minister and chairs the board of directors at state-run gas monopoly, Gazprom. Medvedev has never held elected office.Medvedev is a Putin protégé, a fixture in his administrations dating back to Putin’s appointment as prime minister in 1999. Their relationship, however, dates back to the early 1990s when they worked together in the city government of St. Petersburg. In November 2005, Putin tapped Medvedev for the newly created deputy prime minister position. The appointment fuelled speculation that Medvedev would become Putin’s chosen successor. That speculation shifted to then-Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov and later to Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov.Medvedev hasn’t taken up Putin’s mantle of “sovereign democracy” – a term used to describe democracy managed by domestic interests …

DMITRY MEDVEDEV - RUSSIA'S NEW PRESIDENT-ELECT

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Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (Дмитрий Анатольевич Медедев) is the president-elect of Russia. He will succeed President Vladimir Putin after an inauguration ceremony in May. He is currently a first deputy prime minister and chairs the board of directors at state-run gas monopoly, Gazprom. Medvedev has never held elected office.Medvedev is a Putin protégé, a fixture in his administrations dating back to Putin’s appointment as prime minister in 1999. Their relationship, however, dates back to the early 1990s when they worked together in the city government of St. Petersburg. In November 2005, Putin tapped Medvedev for the newly created deputy prime minister position. The appointment fuelled speculation that Medvedev would become Putin’s chosen successor. That speculation shifted to then-Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov and later to Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov.Medvedev hasn’t taken up Putin’s mantle of “sovereign democracy” – a term used to describe democracy managed by domestic interests …

DMITRY MEDVEDEV - RUSSIA'S NEW PRESIDENT-ELECT

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Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (Дмитрий Анатольевич Медедев) is the president-elect of Russia. He will succeed President Vladimir Putin after an inauguration ceremony in May. He is currently a first deputy prime minister and chairs the board of directors at state-run gas monopoly, Gazprom. Medvedev has never held elected office.Medvedev is a Putin protégé, a fixture in his administrations dating back to Putin’s appointment as prime minister in 1999. Their relationship, however, dates back to the early 1990s when they worked together in the city government of St. Petersburg. In November 2005, Putin tapped Medvedev for the newly created deputy prime minister position. The appointment fuelled speculation that Medvedev would become Putin’s chosen successor. That speculation shifted to then-Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov and later to Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov.Medvedev hasn’t taken up Putin’s mantle of “sovereign democracy” – a term used to describe democracy managed by domestic interests …

Are we respecting the right's of people in the UK?

The Liberty Charge or Release campaign considers the new ruling to extend the period of detention as part of a anti-terror campaign and whether the rights of UK citizens are really still being observed in a the fight against terrorism





Are we respecting the right's of people in the UK?

The Liberty Charge or Release campaign considers the new ruling to extend the period of detention as part of a anti-terror campaign and whether the rights of UK citizens are really still being observed in a the fight against terrorism





Are we respecting the right's of people in the UK?

The Liberty Charge or Release campaign considers the new ruling to extend the period of detention as part of a anti-terror campaign and whether the rights of UK citizens are really still being observed in a the fight against terrorism





AI NEWS: AMNESTY OPPOSES UKSF GAGGING ORDER

Following the injunction granted on 28 February 2008 by the High Court of England and Wales to prevent Ben Griffin, a former member of the UK Special Forces (UKSF) Special Air Services (SAS), from making any further disclosures relating to the work of the SAS, Amnesty International's Senior Adviser, Anne FitzGerald, said: 'Rather than seeking to silence people who might have credible evidence of alleged human rights violations, which may include war crimes, the UK authorities should be seeking to investigate those allegations.'

AI NEWS: AMNESTY OPPOSES UKSF GAGGING ORDER

Following the injunction granted on 28 February 2008 by the High Court of England and Wales to prevent Ben Griffin, a former member of the UK Special Forces (UKSF) Special Air Services (SAS), from making any further disclosures relating to the work of the SAS, Amnesty International's Senior Adviser, Anne FitzGerald, said: 'Rather than seeking to silence people who might have credible evidence of alleged human rights violations, which may include war crimes, the UK authorities should be seeking to investigate those allegations.'

AI NEWS: AMNESTY OPPOSES UKSF GAGGING ORDER

Following the injunction granted on 28 February 2008 by the High Court of England and Wales to prevent Ben Griffin, a former member of the UK Special Forces (UKSF) Special Air Services (SAS), from making any further disclosures relating to the work of the SAS, Amnesty International's Senior Adviser, Anne FitzGerald, said: 'Rather than seeking to silence people who might have credible evidence of alleged human rights violations, which may include war crimes, the UK authorities should be seeking to investigate those allegations.'

ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALASTINIAN TERRITORIES CIVILIAN KILLING MUST STOP

Israeli military air strikes and artillery attacks on the Gaza Strip are being carried out with reckless disregard for civilian life, Amnesty International said today. 'Israeli military attacks over the past few days have killed more than 75 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 10 children, and other unarmed civilian bystanders not involved in the confrontations' said Malcolm Smart, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme. 'Israel has a legal obligation to protect the civilian population of Gaza. Such attacks are disproportionate and go beyond lawful measures which Israeli forces may take in response to rocket attacks by Palestinian armed groups." Amnesty International called again on Palestinian armed groups to immediately cease firing rockets at towns and villages in southern Israel.

ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALASTINIAN TERRITORIES CIVILIAN KILLING MUST STOP

Israeli military air strikes and artillery attacks on the Gaza Strip are being carried out with reckless disregard for civilian life, Amnesty International said today. 'Israeli military attacks over the past few days have killed more than 75 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 10 children, and other unarmed civilian bystanders not involved in the confrontations' said Malcolm Smart, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme. 'Israel has a legal obligation to protect the civilian population of Gaza. Such attacks are disproportionate and go beyond lawful measures which Israeli forces may take in response to rocket attacks by Palestinian armed groups." Amnesty International called again on Palestinian armed groups to immediately cease firing rockets at towns and villages in southern Israel.

ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALASTINIAN TERRITORIES CIVILIAN KILLING MUST STOP

Israeli military air strikes and artillery attacks on the Gaza Strip are being carried out with reckless disregard for civilian life, Amnesty International said today. 'Israeli military attacks over the past few days have killed more than 75 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 10 children, and other unarmed civilian bystanders not involved in the confrontations' said Malcolm Smart, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme. 'Israel has a legal obligation to protect the civilian population of Gaza. Such attacks are disproportionate and go beyond lawful measures which Israeli forces may take in response to rocket attacks by Palestinian armed groups." Amnesty International called again on Palestinian armed groups to immediately cease firing rockets at towns and villages in southern Israel.

£12M PATHFINDER LAUNCHED

Up to three quarters of a million people will get free money guidance on matters like managing debt, planning for retirement or saving for a mortgage deposit, under a new £12m pathfinder Yvette Cooper, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has today announced.
Article:
http://www.gnn.gov.uk/content/Detail.asp?ReleaseID=357043&NewsAreaID=2

£12M PATHFINDER LAUNCHED

Up to three quarters of a million people will get free money guidance on matters like managing debt, planning for retirement or saving for a mortgage deposit, under a new £12m pathfinder Yvette Cooper, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has today announced.
Article:
http://www.gnn.gov.uk/content/Detail.asp?ReleaseID=357043&NewsAreaID=2

£12M PATHFINDER LAUNCHED

Up to three quarters of a million people will get free money guidance on matters like managing debt, planning for retirement or saving for a mortgage deposit, under a new £12m pathfinder Yvette Cooper, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has today announced.
Article:
http://www.gnn.gov.uk/content/Detail.asp?ReleaseID=357043&NewsAreaID=2

JACQUI SMITH MEETS JOINT POLICE FORCE AT TRAINING SESSION

The Home Secretary, Jackui Smith, visited QUEST Academy in Oxford and spent time with front line officers from four counties - including Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Sussex,, who are all starting a joint training  programme today. The training course aims to provide the frontline officers with the freedom and the skills to improve operational performance and analyse their work and make improvement in streamline their co-operation. Speaking from the QUEST Academy in Oxford, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: "I am pleased to be here today and wish the officers attending today's academy the best of luck with their training. "It's great to see frontline staff being encouraged to solve problems using their personal experiences and to see managers empowered to work creatively with their teams to improve performance and the service to the public."

JACQUI SMITH MEETS JOINT POLICE FORCE AT TRAINING SESSION

The Home Secretary, Jackui Smith, visited QUEST Academy in Oxford and spent time with front line officers from four counties - including Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Sussex,, who are all starting a joint training  programme today. The training course aims to provide the frontline officers with the freedom and the skills to improve operational performance and analyse their work and make improvement in streamline their co-operation. Speaking from the QUEST Academy in Oxford, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: "I am pleased to be here today and wish the officers attending today's academy the best of luck with their training. "It's great to see frontline staff being encouraged to solve problems using their personal experiences and to see managers empowered to work creatively with their teams to improve performance and the service to the public."

JACQUI SMITH MEETS JOINT POLICE FORCE AT TRAINING SESSION

The Home Secretary, Jackui Smith, visited QUEST Academy in Oxford and spent time with front line officers from four counties - including Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Sussex,, who are all starting a joint training  programme today. The training course aims to provide the frontline officers with the freedom and the skills to improve operational performance and analyse their work and make improvement in streamline their co-operation. Speaking from the QUEST Academy in Oxford, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: "I am pleased to be here today and wish the officers attending today's academy the best of luck with their training. "It's great to see frontline staff being encouraged to solve problems using their personal experiences and to see managers empowered to work creatively with their teams to improve performance and the service to the public."

HOME OFFICE: NEW POINTS SYSTEM TO BE INTRODUCED FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

A new points system, modelled on one that already exists in Australia, was introduced yesterday by the Home Office. In a "shake up" to current Immigration rules will be a requirement for only the best migrant workers to enter the UK to be allowed to work in Britain. Other changes include new licenses for businesses who want to employ migrants and on-the-spot fines for those not obeying the rules and found hiring illegal workers.

HOME OFFICE: NEW POINTS SYSTEM TO BE INTRODUCED FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

A new points system, modelled on one that already exists in Australia, was introduced yesterday by the Home Office. In a "shake up" to current Immigration rules will be a requirement for only the best migrant workers to enter the UK to be allowed to work in Britain. Other changes include new licenses for businesses who want to employ migrants and on-the-spot fines for those not obeying the rules and found hiring illegal workers.

HOME OFFICE: NEW POINTS SYSTEM TO BE INTRODUCED FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

A new points system, modelled on one that already exists in Australia, was introduced yesterday by the Home Office. In a "shake up" to current Immigration rules will be a requirement for only the best migrant workers to enter the UK to be allowed to work in Britain. Other changes include new licenses for businesses who want to employ migrants and on-the-spot fines for those not obeying the rules and found hiring illegal workers.

CAMP DELTA OPERATING PROCEDURES

Guantanamo Bay Camp Delta Operating procedures - this document that was marked UNCLASSIFIED describes procedures used in the detention of prisoners at the camp. The manual was originally published for "official use only" in 2003.http://cid-e853ab142560c964.skydrive.live.com/embedrow.aspx/Documents/gitmo-sop.pdfSource:  http://88.80.13.160/wiki/Wikileaks

CAMP DELTA OPERATING PROCEDURES

Guantanamo Bay Camp Delta Operating procedures - this document that was marked UNCLASSIFIED describes procedures used in the detention of prisoners at the camp. The manual was originally published for "official use only" in 2003.http://cid-e853ab142560c964.skydrive.live.com/embedrow.aspx/Documents/gitmo-sop.pdfSource:  http://88.80.13.160/wiki/Wikileaks

CAMP DELTA OPERATING PROCEDURES

Guantanamo Bay Camp Delta Operating procedures - this document that was marked UNCLASSIFIED describes procedures used in the detention of prisoners at the camp. The manual was originally published for "official use only" in 2003.http://cid-e853ab142560c964.skydrive.live.com/embedrow.aspx/Documents/gitmo-sop.pdfSource:  http://88.80.13.160/wiki/Wikileaks

MOD: WORK COMMENCES ON NEW BATTLESHIP

Defence Minister Baroness Taylor today, Friday 29 February 2008, visited the BAE Systems shipyards in Glasgow to mark the cutting of steel for the Royal Navy's sixth Type 45 Destroyer, Duncan.

MOD: WORK COMMENCES ON NEW BATTLESHIP

Defence Minister Baroness Taylor today, Friday 29 February 2008, visited the BAE Systems shipyards in Glasgow to mark the cutting of steel for the Royal Navy's sixth Type 45 Destroyer, Duncan.

MOD: WORK COMMENCES ON NEW BATTLESHIP

Defence Minister Baroness Taylor today, Friday 29 February 2008, visited the BAE Systems shipyards in Glasgow to mark the cutting of steel for the Royal Navy's sixth Type 45 Destroyer, Duncan.

MOD: NAVY HAS NEW ONLINE NEWS SERVICE

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The Royal Navy has launched its online news channel into the 21st Century. The new online service, RN LIVE, aims to reflect the global and varied nature of Royal Navy work including drug busts, air/sea rescue missions, peace-keeping operations in countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan, port visits, national celebrations and events, raising the profile of the senior Service through delivery of RN news to a global audience. Digital agency twentysix London developed a tool that captures all of the news delivered by Fleet Command's in-house editorial teams. It can be viewed by going to http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk or http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/server/show/nav.6567

MOD: NAVY HAS NEW ONLINE NEWS SERVICE

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The Royal Navy has launched its online news channel into the 21st Century. The new online service, RN LIVE, aims to reflect the global and varied nature of Royal Navy work including drug busts, air/sea rescue missions, peace-keeping operations in countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan, port visits, national celebrations and events, raising the profile of the senior Service through delivery of RN news to a global audience. Digital agency twentysix London developed a tool that captures all of the news delivered by Fleet Command's in-house editorial teams. It can be viewed by going to http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk or http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/server/show/nav.6567

MOD: NAVY HAS NEW ONLINE NEWS SERVICE

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The Royal Navy has launched its online news channel into the 21st Century. The new online service, RN LIVE, aims to reflect the global and varied nature of Royal Navy work including drug busts, air/sea rescue missions, peace-keeping operations in countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan, port visits, national celebrations and events, raising the profile of the senior Service through delivery of RN news to a global audience. Digital agency twentysix London developed a tool that captures all of the news delivered by Fleet Command's in-house editorial teams. It can be viewed by going to http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk or http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/server/show/nav.6567

MOD: MINISTER VISITS UK TROOPS IN SIERRA LEONE

Armed Forces Minister, Bob Ainsworth, visited Sierra Leone this week where he saw first hand the progress that has been made by the UK-led International Military Advisory and Training Team (IMATT) in assisting the transformation of the country's armed forces.

MOD: MINISTER VISITS UK TROOPS IN SIERRA LEONE

Armed Forces Minister, Bob Ainsworth, visited Sierra Leone this week where he saw first hand the progress that has been made by the UK-led International Military Advisory and Training Team (IMATT) in assisting the transformation of the country's armed forces.

MOD: MINISTER VISITS UK TROOPS IN SIERRA LEONE

Armed Forces Minister, Bob Ainsworth, visited Sierra Leone this week where he saw first hand the progress that has been made by the UK-led International Military Advisory and Training Team (IMATT) in assisting the transformation of the country's armed forces.

AI APPEAL FOR SUDANESE ARMY OFFICERS HELD BY OPPOSITION GROUP

Amnesty International has just published an urgent action appeal on behalf of four Sudanese army officers currently being held by the Darfuri armed opposition group the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).

AI APPEAL FOR SUDANESE ARMY OFFICERS HELD BY OPPOSITION GROUP

Amnesty International has just published an urgent action appeal on behalf of four Sudanese army officers currently being held by the Darfuri armed opposition group the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).

AI APPEAL FOR SUDANESE ARMY OFFICERS HELD BY OPPOSITION GROUP

Amnesty International has just published an urgent action appeal on behalf of four Sudanese army officers currently being held by the Darfuri armed opposition group the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).

ECHR RULES THAT TUNISIAN MAN SHOULD NOT BE DEPORTED TO FACE POSSIBLE TORTURE

The European Court of Human Rights re-affirmed its ruling to not send Nassim Saadi to Tunisia where he may face torture of execution after the Italian authorities and the UK Government tried to appeal for his deportation under the "Pisanu Law", a law adopted in 2005 as a emergency measure to combat terrorism, with the Italian and UK Government claiming that he posed a security risk to Italy. The ECHR came to it's decision following reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch which they found provided "substantial grounds" for believing Mr Saadi would be at real risk of torture or other ill-treatment if he were deported. The reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, were deemed credible, consistent and corroborated by numerous other sources.

ECHR RULES THAT TUNISIAN MAN SHOULD NOT BE DEPORTED TO FACE POSSIBLE TORTURE

The European Court of Human Rights re-affirmed its ruling to not send Nassim Saadi to Tunisia where he may face torture of execution after the Italian authorities and the UK Government tried to appeal for his deportation under the "Pisanu Law", a law adopted in 2005 as a emergency measure to combat terrorism, with the Italian and UK Government claiming that he posed a security risk to Italy. The ECHR came to it's decision following reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch which they found provided "substantial grounds" for believing Mr Saadi would be at real risk of torture or other ill-treatment if he were deported. The reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, were deemed credible, consistent and corroborated by numerous other sources.

ECHR RULES THAT TUNISIAN MAN SHOULD NOT BE DEPORTED TO FACE POSSIBLE TORTURE

The European Court of Human Rights re-affirmed its ruling to not send Nassim Saadi to Tunisia where he may face torture of execution after the Italian authorities and the UK Government tried to appeal for his deportation under the "Pisanu Law", a law adopted in 2005 as a emergency measure to combat terrorism, with the Italian and UK Government claiming that he posed a security risk to Italy. The ECHR came to it's decision following reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch which they found provided "substantial grounds" for believing Mr Saadi would be at real risk of torture or other ill-treatment if he were deported. The reports from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, were deemed credible, consistent and corroborated by numerous other sources.

AI NEWS: NEW PLANS FOR CITIZENSHIP RULES MAY LEAVE WOMEN IN CYCLE OF VIOLENCE

As part of the new Government's new Citizenship qualifying rules where new migrants to the UK will lose the right to claim "recourse to public funds" for up to a year , Amnesty International is worried that many women entering the UK could be trapped in violent situations without any financial help on offer. Women affected would be international students; women temporary workers, women visitors, women that have been trafficked to the UK for sex, and women who have entered the UK on valid visas as either a spouse or a long-term partner. Archie Panjabi, star of East is East and Bend It Like Beckham, is fronting an Amnesty and Southall Black Sisters campaign that seeks to highlight this flaw in the new rules. A new report by Amnesty/Southall Black Sisters believes women could now be trapped in a cycle of violence, and the report will reveal the extent of the problem in the UK of violence towards women of non-UK origin. Archie Panjabi said "It's hard enough for a …

AI NEWS: NEW PLANS FOR CITIZENSHIP RULES MAY LEAVE WOMEN IN CYCLE OF VIOLENCE

As part of the new Government's new Citizenship qualifying rules where new migrants to the UK will lose the right to claim "recourse to public funds" for up to a year , Amnesty International is worried that many women entering the UK could be trapped in violent situations without any financial help on offer. Women affected would be international students; women temporary workers, women visitors, women that have been trafficked to the UK for sex, and women who have entered the UK on valid visas as either a spouse or a long-term partner. Archie Panjabi, star of East is East and Bend It Like Beckham, is fronting an Amnesty and Southall Black Sisters campaign that seeks to highlight this flaw in the new rules. A new report by Amnesty/Southall Black Sisters believes women could now be trapped in a cycle of violence, and the report will reveal the extent of the problem in the UK of violence towards women of non-UK origin. Archie Panjabi said "It's hard enough for a …

AI NEWS: NEW PLANS FOR CITIZENSHIP RULES MAY LEAVE WOMEN IN CYCLE OF VIOLENCE

As part of the new Government's new Citizenship qualifying rules where new migrants to the UK will lose the right to claim "recourse to public funds" for up to a year , Amnesty International is worried that many women entering the UK could be trapped in violent situations without any financial help on offer. Women affected would be international students; women temporary workers, women visitors, women that have been trafficked to the UK for sex, and women who have entered the UK on valid visas as either a spouse or a long-term partner. Archie Panjabi, star of East is East and Bend It Like Beckham, is fronting an Amnesty and Southall Black Sisters campaign that seeks to highlight this flaw in the new rules. A new report by Amnesty/Southall Black Sisters believes women could now be trapped in a cycle of violence, and the report will reveal the extent of the problem in the UK of violence towards women of non-UK origin. Archie Panjabi said "It's hard enough for a …

AI NEWS: REPORT SAYS FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IS BEING ERODED IN RUSSIA

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Freedom of speech and assembly is under increasing attack in Russia, said Amnesty International today, as it launched a new report on press freedom just days ahead of forthcoming presidential elections (2 March) in the country. In its 52-page report, "Freedom limited. The right to freedom of expression in the Russian Federation",  Amnesty International examines the pernicious effect of arbitrary interpretations of vague legislation and increasing harassment on the freedom of people in Russia to express their opinions and to stand up for their rights. The report comes after a tumultuous period under Russian President Vladimir Putin that has seen armed police attack peaceful 'Other Russia' demonstrators, new laws that have harassed NGO's and their personnel, the unsolved murder of outspoken journalists and the closure of nearly all independent media outlets.

AI NEWS: REPORT SAYS FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IS BEING ERODED IN RUSSIA

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Freedom of speech and assembly is under increasing attack in Russia, said Amnesty International today, as it launched a new report on press freedom just days ahead of forthcoming presidential elections (2 March) in the country. In its 52-page report, "Freedom limited. The right to freedom of expression in the Russian Federation",  Amnesty International examines the pernicious effect of arbitrary interpretations of vague legislation and increasing harassment on the freedom of people in Russia to express their opinions and to stand up for their rights. The report comes after a tumultuous period under Russian President Vladimir Putin that has seen armed police attack peaceful 'Other Russia' demonstrators, new laws that have harassed NGO's and their personnel, the unsolved murder of outspoken journalists and the closure of nearly all independent media outlets.

AI NEWS: REPORT SAYS FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IS BEING ERODED IN RUSSIA

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Freedom of speech and assembly is under increasing attack in Russia, said Amnesty International today, as it launched a new report on press freedom just days ahead of forthcoming presidential elections (2 March) in the country. In its 52-page report, "Freedom limited. The right to freedom of expression in the Russian Federation",  Amnesty International examines the pernicious effect of arbitrary interpretations of vague legislation and increasing harassment on the freedom of people in Russia to express their opinions and to stand up for their rights. The report comes after a tumultuous period under Russian President Vladimir Putin that has seen armed police attack peaceful 'Other Russia' demonstrators, new laws that have harassed NGO's and their personnel, the unsolved murder of outspoken journalists and the closure of nearly all independent media outlets.

AI NEWS: IRAN MUST END PERSECUTION OF WOMEN REPORT SAYS

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Iran should end its persecution of women rights campaigners, said Amnesty International today, as the human rights organisation published a new report showing that the targeting of women's rights campaigners is rife in Iran. Since a women-led 'Campaign for Equality' was launched in the country in August 2006, says Amnesty International, women's rights activists have suffered an 'acute' backlash from the Iranian authorities involving harassment, intimidation and imprisonment. The 'Campaign for Equality' is attempting to gather one million signatures for a petition calling for an end to discrimination against Iran's 35 million women and girls. As Amnesty International's report shows, dozens of women have been arrested in connection with the equality campaign, including signature-collectors.

AI NEWS: IRAN MUST END PERSECUTION OF WOMEN REPORT SAYS

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Iran should end its persecution of women rights campaigners, said Amnesty International today, as the human rights organisation published a new report showing that the targeting of women's rights campaigners is rife in Iran. Since a women-led 'Campaign for Equality' was launched in the country in August 2006, says Amnesty International, women's rights activists have suffered an 'acute' backlash from the Iranian authorities involving harassment, intimidation and imprisonment. The 'Campaign for Equality' is attempting to gather one million signatures for a petition calling for an end to discrimination against Iran's 35 million women and girls. As Amnesty International's report shows, dozens of women have been arrested in connection with the equality campaign, including signature-collectors.

AI NEWS: IRAN MUST END PERSECUTION OF WOMEN REPORT SAYS

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Iran should end its persecution of women rights campaigners, said Amnesty International today, as the human rights organisation published a new report showing that the targeting of women's rights campaigners is rife in Iran. Since a women-led 'Campaign for Equality' was launched in the country in August 2006, says Amnesty International, women's rights activists have suffered an 'acute' backlash from the Iranian authorities involving harassment, intimidation and imprisonment. The 'Campaign for Equality' is attempting to gather one million signatures for a petition calling for an end to discrimination against Iran's 35 million women and girls. As Amnesty International's report shows, dozens of women have been arrested in connection with the equality campaign, including signature-collectors.