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The Pakistani government must resist giving in to fear and anger in the wake of the Peshawar school tragedy and maintain its moratorium on executions, Amnesty International said today after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pledged to restart executions for terrorism-related offences. 

The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe, as some of the world’s most vulnerable people face economic exploitation, discrimination and racism in a range of countries, Amnesty International said on International Migrants Day. 

Following yesterday’s "national summit for disabilities" held as a result of the evidence of abuses at Áras Attracta in Co Mayo, and yesterday’s Oireachtas health committee hearing on the issue, Amnesty International has called for decisive and meaningful action from the Irish Government.

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In the past six years, at least 775 men have been held in the U.S detention centre at Guantánamo Bay. The men detained in the prison camp are routinely held in solitary confinement, condemned without a fair trail, many of them tortured.