Amnesty International: The good, the bad and the ugly?
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For the past 60 years, Amnesty International has put its finger in the wound of human rights abuses in all shapes and forms around the world. But it's also faced widespread criticism for some of its more opaque actions.
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We take a look at the fallout from a leak of secret Pentagon documents and how it differs from previous intelligence dumps. The press is also expressing praise and concern on the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday peace accords. We then look into reactions to French President Emmanuel Macron's comment that Europe needs "strategic autonomy" from the US. Finally, we find out about an elderly bank robber and a slumdog billionaire art project.
The Good Friday peace accord anniversary comes amid heightened tensions in Northern Ireland in the aftermath of Brexit. The US president also plans to reconnect with his Irish ancestry during the visit.
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Patrick Mujuzi is turning used disposable diapers into something useful. He repurposes their plastic material in eco bricks; the bio-degradable parts are composted into organic manure and used to make seed balls.
Irish referee Joy Neville is making history as the first female to be part of the Television Match Official Joy Neville will make history as the first woman to be part of the panel.
The next few weeks bring the start of the summer holidays, complete with traffic jams and crowded airports. The German tourism industry is responding to climate concerns.
On July 12, the landmark Nature Restoration Law was adopted in a cliffhanger vote at the European Parliament. Our guest, prominent Finnish MEP Heidi Hautala – who's one the parliament's vice-presidents – says she is "relieved" that the EU parliament now has a position to negotiate with the member states. She applauds the law as "step towards combating climate change", and decries what she calls the use of "fake news and disinformation" by far-right as well as right-wing parties on the nature restoration issue.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been discharged from the hospital after being admitted for dehydration. Doctors said he was in good health.
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We look at the profiles of some of the hostages released by Hamas over the past three days and take a look at how Israeli papers are reacting to the hostage release deal. We also see why there's little optimism ahead of this week's COP28 climate summit in Dubai. We finish with a look at this year's highly timely Booker Prize winner.
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Samuel Paty was killed by a suspected Islamist after showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammad to his class. Five teenagers are charged with identifying the teacher to his killer for payment.
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North Korea has sent troops to restore border posts that were taken town as part of an agreement to ease tensions, Seoul says.
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The protesters were blocking shipping traffic at the Port of Newcastle over the weekend, challenging the nation's dependence on fossil fuel exports.
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