October 2, 2012
by Sarah Paulsworth
The rule of law continues to deteriorate in Egypt, and human rights abuses are occurring with alarming frequency, according to two reports released Tuesday by Amnesty International (AI). In the report "Egypt: Brutality unpunished and unchecked: Egypt's military kill and torture protesters with ...[read more]
June 29, 2012
by Max Slater
Amnesty International (AI) on Friday urged Egypt's new president, Mohamed Morsi, to end the pattern of human rights abuses committed by former president Hosni Mubarak and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF). AI Secretary General Salil Shetty announced that the organization will keep a ...[read more]
July 12, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
Indonesia's House of Representatives has passed a bill giving more autonomy to Aceh province and writing into law the terms of last year's peace agreement with rebels. But former rebels have criticized the law as not going far enough, and transportation workers in Aceh- which was ...[read more]
January 27, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
The Indonesian government on Thursday submitted a draft law to parliament that would grant the Aceh province some degree of self-rule. The proposal comes after the historic signing of a peace accord in August between Indonesia and the rebel group, Free Aceh Movement (GAM). The legislation will ...[read more]

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