Tag: Amnesty

GCHQ does not breach human rights, judges rule

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A case claiming various systems of interception by GCHQ constituted a breach had been brought by Amnesty, Privacy International and others. It followed revelations by the former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden about UK and US surveillance practices. But the

Pakistan’s spy agency ISI accused of kidnapping and killing journalists

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Amnesty International says it has "credible concerns" that Pakistan's powerful military spy agency kidnaps, threatens and even kills journalists who cross it. The allegations come amid an unprecedented public standoff between the Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the country's

Edward Snowden: US officials are preventing me claiming asylum

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The NSA surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden has said US officials are waging a campaign to prevent him from taking up asylum offers as he called a meeting in Moscow airport with human rights groups. In a letter sent to groups