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World - Region
5/2/2024 9:02:21 PM
US-backed Kurdish authorities in Syria Thursday denied claims by Amnesty International which accused them of torturing suspected jihadists and their dependents detained in the country's northeast.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/1/2024 4:12:16 PM
The weapons the US provided to Israel have been used in serious violations of international humanitarian and human rights law in a manner inconsistent with US law and policy, according to Amnesty International.

World - International
4/24/2024 4:10:00 PM
The world is seeing a near breakdown of international law amid flagrant rule-breaking in Gaza and Ukraine, multiplying armed conflicts, the rise of authoritarianism and huge rights violations in Sudan, Ethiopia and Myanmar, Amnesty International warned Wednesday as it published its annual report.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/5/2024 2:01:30 PM
Israeli forces have over the past four months unleashed a brutal wave of violence against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, carrying out unlawful killings, including by using lethal force without necessity or disproportionately during protests and arrest raids, and denying medical assistance to those injured, Amnesty International said.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/21/2023 12:03:00 AM
As the war reaches its 75th day, Israeli attacks in Gaza killed about 100 Palestinians and injured many. Intense assaults struck Khan Younis, with airstrikes near Deir Al-Balah and shelling in northern the strip. Further injuries and arrests occurred in the West Bank, while the UN Security Council's vote to halt the war has been delayed to Wednesday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/20/2023 11:50:49 PM
Amnesty International on Wednesday called for an urgent probe into Israel's "enforced disappearance" of Palestinian detainees from Gaza, following reports of deaths in military detention centres.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/7/2023 8:40:59 PM
The Israeli strike that killed one journalist and wounded six others in Lebanon merits a "war crime" investigation, rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch told AFP on Thursday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/7/2023 1:48:38 PM
An Israeli tank crew killed a Reuters journalist and wounded six reporters in Lebanon on 13 October, by firing two shells in quick succession from Israel while the journalists were filming cross-border shelling, separate Reuters and AFP investigations have found.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/31/2023 9:07:59 PM
An investigation by human rights NGO Amnesty International found the Israeli military used white phosphorus in an attack on a populated area of south Lebanon, an action the organisation says is a "war crime."

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/30/2023 11:13:00 PM
The presidential amnesty initiative complements other important initiatives marking the new decade in Egypt, among them the National Dialogue and the National Strategy for Human Rights.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
8/3/2023 10:56:08 AM
Extensive war crimes are being committed by both sides in the conflict that has been raging in Sudan since April, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

World - Region
7/30/2023 12:12:39 PM
An Israeli court has given the go-ahead for the forced eviction of 500 indigenous Palestinian Bedouins in the Naqab region, Amnesty International said in a report highlighting the deep discrimination and apartheid that Palestinian citizens of Israel are experiencing, reported the Palestinian News and Agency, WAFA.

World - Region
7/26/2023 10:50:31 AM
Iranian authorities have in the last months launched an intensified crackdown against women deemed to have violated the Islamic Republic's strict dress rules, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

World - International
7/24/2023 5:02:32 PM
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday underscored his administration’s resolve to defend the country’s territory through diplomacy in a key speech but did not mention China, with which it has had an escalating series of conflicts in the disputed South China Sea.

World - Region
6/13/2023 3:35:55 PM
Amnesty International said Tuesday that Israeli strikes on Gaza last month could amount to a "war crime",

World - Africa
5/20/2023 1:52:28 PM
Zimbabwe has begun releasing more than 4,000 prisoners under a presidential amnesty that authorities say will help ease congestion in some overcrowded jails.

World - Region
5/12/2023 4:23:44 PM
Amnesty International on Friday called on the United Nations to keep delivering crucial aid to quake-stricken Syrians via two crossings in rebel-held areas even if authorisation from Damascus expires.

World - Region
3/28/2023 4:19:56 PM
A leading international rights group on Tuesday decried what it said were double standards by Western countries that have rallied behind a “robust response” to Russia's invasion of Ukraine but remain “lukewarm" on issues of human rights violations in the Middle East.

World - Africa
3/9/2023 9:08:07 PM
Amnesty International on Thursday called on Ethiopian authorities to restore access to social media networks including Facebook, TikTok and Youtube as a blockade on some platforms entered its second month.

World - Region
2/5/2023 3:37:23 PM
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday reportedly ordered an amnesty or reduction in prison sentences for "tens of thousands'' of people detained amid nationwide anti-government protests shaking the country, acknowledging for the first time the scale of the crackdown.

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