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In December 1990 Amnesty International issued a report " Allegations of Police Torture in Chicago, Illinois " calling for a full inquiry into allegations that Area 2 Chicago Police tortured criminal suspects between 1972 and 1984.
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December and 1990
The highest recorded temperature was on June 15, 2000, and the lowest recorded temperature was on December 22, 1990.
In December 1990, with Libyan assistance and no opposition from French troops stationed in Chad, Déby ’ s forces successfully marched on N ’ Djamena.
It was only on 13 December 1989 that the governing League of Communists of Croatia agreed to legalize opposition political parties and hold free elections in the spring of 1990.
The Croatian constitution was passed in December, 1990 categorizing Serbs as a minority group along with other ethnic groups.
Babić's administration announced the creation of a Serbian Autonomous Oblast of Krajina ( or SAO Krajina ) on 21 December 1990.
The parliament adopted the current Constitution of Croatia on 22 December 1990, and decided to declare independence from Yugoslavia.
With the help of five Central American Presidents, including Ortega, it was agreed that a voluntary demobilization of the contras should start in early December 1989, in order to facilitate free and fair elections in Nicaragua in February 1990 ( even though the Reagan administration had pushed for a delay of contra disbandment ).
The process was caused by weakening of the Soviet government, which led to disintegration and took place from about 19 January 1990 to 31 December 1991.
In December 2007, Devo released their first new single since 1990, " Watch Us Work It ," which was featured in a commercial for Dell.
Trusteeship of the islands ended under United Nations Security Council Resolution 683, passed on December 22, 1990.
Prime Minister Blaize died in December 1989 and was succeeded as prime minister by Ben Jones until after the 1990 elections.
Having gained 8, 030 km per hour in speed, the spacecraft flew by Earth twice, the first time at a range of 960 km at 20: 34: 34 UT on 8 December 1990 before approaching the minor planet 951 Gaspra to a distance of 1, 604 km at 22: 37 UT on 29 October 1991.
In December 1990, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a liberation theology Roman Catholic ( Salesian ) priest, won 67 % of the vote in elections that international observers deemed largely free and fair.
Following the democratic election of Aristide in December 1990, many international creditors responded by cancelling significant amounts of Haiti's debt, bringing the total down to US $ 777 million in 1991.
On 31 December 2006 there were 1, 754, 182 people registered as living in Hamburg ( up by 6. 2 % from 1, 652, 363 in 1990 ) in an area of.
He scored his maiden century for them against Natal in December 1990, and finished the season with another century and a total of 715 runs at 39. 72.
On December 14, 1990, the first episode was released as shareware by Miller's company, Apogee, and orders began rolling in.
December and Amnesty
His Amnesty Proclamation of December 8, 1863, offered pardons to those who had not held a Confederate civil office, had not mistreated Union prisoners, and would sign an oath of allegiance.
Whilst the album is yet to materialise, on 9 December 2009, the band released the song " Chase the Tear " for Human Rights Day to raise money for Amnesty International UK.
In April, 2012, two months before the verdict in the trial, Bouterse's party member Andre Misiekaba said, during a debate in the Surinamese parliament, that: " The December Murders trial is a political trial which has the purpose to eliminate Bouterse from the political arena and therefore the Amnesty Act is needed ".
The Amnesty Bill, passed on 19 December, chiefly through his unwearied advocacy, went far to smooth down the acerbity of the preceding years.
On December 10, 2005, the Peas cover of the John Lennon classic " Power to the People ", which was mostly recorded on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, was released by Amnesty International as part of the Make Some Noise campaign to celebrate human rights.
On December 16, 1976, the DOI-Codi-SP invades a house on the street Pius XI, São Paulo, killing at local orchard and Angelo Pedro Arroyo, kills John the Baptist Drumond torture prisoners and keeps up Amnesty Wladimir Pomar ( son of Pedro ), Aldo Arantes, Haroldo Lima, Elza Moneratt ( both graduates of the AP ), episode known as the Massacre and Slaughter of Lapa.
She was the seventh Secretary General of Amnesty International until her resignation on 31 December 2009.
in the UK revealed that Khan had received a payment of UK £ 533, 103 from Amnesty International following her resignation from the organisation on 31 December 2009, a fact discovered in Amnesty's records for the 2009 – 2010 financial year.
On 23 December 2010 Amnesty International announced that it was mobilizing an online petition spearheaded by Paul Haggis and Nazanin Boniadi and signed by Sean Penn, Martin Scorsese, Harvey Weinstein and others to protest the imprisonment of Panahi.
Amnesty International reports that, " Some 406 foreign women were assisted by the IOM in Kosovo between December 2000 and December 2003.
Other remarkable pieces are The Apotheosis of Napoleon I, The Amnesty, Le Duc d ' Orleans, Bertholet, The Universal Exposition, The Second of December, 1851, The Establishment of the Republic, The Battle of Inkermann, and Napoleon's Tomb at the Invalides.
December and International
In early December 1891, Canadian American Dr. James Naismith, a physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men's Christian Association Training School ( YMCA ) ( today, Springfield College ) in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA ), was trying to keep his gym class active on a rainy day.
On 16 December 2006 he became the first player for the West Indies to pass 10, 000 One Day International runs.
After the Taliban government was toppled during Operation Enduring Freedom, Rabbani returned to Kabul and served as a temporary President from November to December 20, 2001, when Hamid Karzai was chosen at the Bonn International Conference on Afghanistan.
Coleman launched on December 15, 2010 ( December 16 Baikonur time ), aboard Soyuz TMA-20 to join the Expedition 26 mission aboard the International Space Station.
Soyuz TMA-20 / Expedition 26 / 27 ( December 15, 2010, to May 23, 2011 ) was an extended duration mission to the International Space Station.
In December 2006, Zogby International released the results of a poll of military personnel conducted in October 2006 that found that 26 % favored allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military, 37 % were opposed, while 37 % expressed no preference or were unsure.
Following the completion of a one-year stand-by program with the International Monetary Fund ( IMF ) in December 2001, Ecuador successfully negotiated a new $ 205 million stand-by agreement with the IMF in March 2003.
In December 1999 Estonian foreign minister ( and since 2006, president of Estonia ) Toomas Hendrik Ilves delivered a speech entitled " Estonia as a Nordic Country " to the Swedish Institute for International Affairs .< ref >
In December 2008, the IFF and the sport of floorball received recognition from the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ).
For example, Monkey Day celebrated on December 14, International Talk Like a Pirate Day observed on September 19 and Blasphemy Day is September 30.
In December 2001, after the Taliban government was toppled and the new Afghan government under Hamid Karzai was formed, the International Security Assistance Force ( ISAF ) was established by the UN Security Council to help assist the Karzai administration and provide basic security to the Afghan people.
In a December 2006 Newsweek International article, a study by Global Insight in London was reported to show " that Civil war or not, Iraq has an economy, and — mother of all surprises — it's doing remarkably well.
At the December, 2012, World Conference on International Telecommunications, ITU secretary-general Hamadoun Touré will convene member-state delegations in Dubai to renegotiate the ITR treaty.
High Sierra was adopted in December 1986 ( with changes ) as an international standard by Ecma International as ECMA-119 and submitted for fast tracking to the ISO, where it was eventually accepted as ISO 9660: 1988.
The International Monetary Fund ( IMF ) is an international organization that was created on July 22, 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference and came into existence on December 27, 1945 when 29 countries signed the Articles of Agreement.
The United Nations Security Council called upon the Tribunal to finish its work by 31 December 2014 to prepare for its closure and transfer of its responsibilities to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals which will begin functioning for the ICTY branch on 1 July 2013.
The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service can insert or remove leap seconds from the last day of any month ( June and December are preferred ).
The Constitution of the International Refugee Organization, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 15, 1946, specified the agency's field of operations.
Between December 1916 and August 1918, a total of 37 Katzenjammer Kids silent cartoon shorts were produced by William Randolph Hearst's own cartoon studio International Film Service, which adapted well-known comic strips owned by Hearst for animation.
* International Crisis Group, ' Holding Libya Together: Security Challenges after Qadhafi ,' Africa / Middle East Report No. 115, 14 December 2011
The Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States was a treaty signed at Montevideo, Uruguay, on December 26, 1933, during the Seventh International Conference of American States.
From June 26 until December 22, 2006, two children, Ammar ( 12-13 ) and Sara ( 10-11 ), lived in the Dutch embassy in Damascus because of a child custody dispute between the Dutch mother, supported by Dutch law and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, and the Syrian father, supported by Syrian law ( Syria is no participant of this convention ).
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ( SIPRI ), states are considered a party to the convention, which entered into force as international law in December 1983, if they ratify at least two of the five protocols.
" A pregnant Cruz showed her support for the battle against AIDS by lighting up the Empire State Building with red lights in New York City December 1, 2010 on International AIDS Day, as part of ( RED )' s new awareness campaign, ' An AIDS Free Generation is Due in 2015 ,' which aims to eradicate the HIV virus from pregnant mothers to their babies.