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Amnesty International details cases of Iraqis killed by UK forces with no '\'apparent threat'\'

report from Amnesty International, published on Tuesday.     The report also detailed political ... the people of Iraq continue to live in fear and insecurity," Amnesty International said.    ... of Civilians in Basra and al-'Amara, is based on research carried out by Amnesty International delegates ...

18/05/2010 - 14:13 - comment 0

Palestine urged to join ICC by human rights groups

Amnesty International and many more human rights ... groups, including Amnesty International , have urged the Palestinian Authority (PA) to join ... called on the Palestinian Authority to “take necessary steps” to sign up to the ICC, UK-based Amnesty ...

09/05/2014 - 08:04 - comment 0

Syria: Assad issues fresh "general amnesty" as opposition remain unimpressed

issued a general decree granting amnesty for 'general crimes' committed during the conflict, ... announced an amnesty for crimes committed during the uprising, according to the state news agency, SANA,  ... number 23, granting a general amnesty for crimes committed before April 16, 2013." Assad has ...

16/04/2013 - 10:30 - comment 0

UK royal visit to the region stirs up human rights questions

and in the UK. The global human rights advocacy group, Amnesty International , urged Prince Charles, who ... Director of Amnesty said, UK newspaper, the Daily Mirror reported.  The Prince of Wales's private ... The UK's Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall started a nine-day tour of the Middle East ...

11/03/2013 - 14:27 - comment 0

A tad too insincere? Qatar shamed into new labour laws

Following a damning report by Amnesty International concerning the labour abuse among its large blue-collar ... workers,” said Salil Shetty, secretary general of Amnesty International. “Employers in Qatar have ... are under the employment of their sub-contractors and not the major companies, Amnesty International said ...

20/11/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Amnesty International calls for the release of Egyptian journalists

should end their trial and free them immediately, human rights group Amnesty International said. ... rights group Amnesty International said. Calling Amr Al Qazaz and Islam Farahat "prisoners ... them immediately, human rights group Amnesty International said.Calling Amr Al Qazaz and Islam Farahat ...

26/02/2014 - 18:16 - comment 0

Amnesty International slams Egypt on Brotherhood ruling

Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International ... Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International slammed Egypt Saturday over its decision to sentence ... (NEWS, Main headlines, Egypt) Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International slammed Egypt ...

21/06/2014 - 16:00 - comment 1

Amnesty: Iraqi detainees face torture

of arbitrary detention that denies them their basic rights," Amnesty International said in a report ... not have access. The systems the US and UK use to review detainees' cases fail to meet international ... is arbitrary and a recipe for possible abuse," said Hassiba Hadj-Sahraoui, Deputy Director of Amnesty ...

18/05/2010 - 12:49 - comments 3

Amnesty International urges Jordan to end its restrictions on Syrian refugees

International Amnesty is calling for international ... difficulities combined with fighting and are being turned back to Syria, a new report by Amnesty International ... restrictions. Many of them have already lost everything. Amnesty International urges neighbouring countries ...

31/10/2013 - 20:19 - comment 0

Amnesty International calls on Egypt to "fundamentally revise" its counter-terrorism law

Amnesty International issued a statement this weekend ... or fundamentally revised. Amnesty International issued a statement on Friday denouncing ... virtually any peaceful activist ,” said Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Deputy ...

13/04/2014 - 07:25 - comment 0