Showing posts with label Amnesty International. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Amnesty International. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amnesty: US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa

US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa
The United States-led coalition is "deeply in denial" about the number of civilians killed during an offensive it launched to remove the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group from Syria's Raqqa last year, Amnesty International has said.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Afghan Asylum Seekers Deported From Europe Face Death, Torture and Persecution, Says Amnesty

forcibly returning thousands of failed Afghan asylum seekers
European countries are forcibly returning thousands of failed Afghan asylum seekers, knowing they are at serious risk of torture, kidnapping, death and other human rights abuses, according to Amnesty International.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

International Ethos: Amnesty warns US, EU weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq

Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Daesh are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and Iran, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Saudi Court Sentences 15 to Death in Iran Spy Cell Trial

A court in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday sentenced 15 people to death and several others to prison terms in a case involving an alleged Iranian spy cell, a sign of the continuing tension between the two Mideast powers.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Iraqi forces accused of killing, torturing civilians south of Mosul

Iraqi government forces killed and tortured civilians south of Mosul, rights groups have said, in the first such reports of alleged abuse in the US-backed campaign to retake the city from the so-called Islamic State.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Irak: des centaines d'Arabes chassés de Kirkouk par les Kurdes

Les forces kurdes irakiennes ont détruit les maisons et chassé des centaines d'Arabes de la ville de Kirkouk (nord), dans d'apparentes représailles à une récente attaque du groupe Etat islamique (EI), a déploré Amnesty International lundi.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Senior Politician: Over 5,000 Civilians Massacred by US Airstrikes on Syria in 2 Years

A senior politician and member of Syria's Democratic Union blasted the wrong reports given out by different US and world bodies on the number of the civilian victims of the US airstrikes on Syria, disclosing that Washington's air assaults on his country have claimed the lives of over 5,000 civilians since 2014.

Some 300 civilians may have died from the bombings: Amnesty urges US-led coalition to come clean about civilian deaths in Syria

The US-led international coalition forces should come clean about the extent of civilian deaths caused by their airstrikes in Syria by conducting thorough investigations and disclosing the findings, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Australia rejects claims Nauru asylum-seeker camp is 'torture'

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rejected Amnesty International's claims that Australia's detention of asylum-seekers on the Pacific island of Nauru amounts to torture as "absolutely false".

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Turkey can hold suspects without charge for up to 30 days: In normal times stands at a maximum of four days

Turkey can hold suspects in detention without charge for up to 30 days under its state of emergency imposed in the wake of the failed coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an official statement said on Saturday.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Greece files protest to Austria over Balkan migrants meeting

Greece made a strongly worded complaint to Austria Tuesday for drastically restricting migrant crossings, as police at the Greek border with FYROM [***] removed hundreds of Afghan migrants stranded at a camp there.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Turkish forces using 'excessive force' against Kurds - Amnesty International

The human rights group has said tens of thousands of lives are being put at risk by the onslaught on southeastern towns. The Ankara government is being accused of 'collective punishment' of the Kurdish dominated region. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Russian official calls Amnesty International report on Syria "attempt to discredit Russia"

The report of Amnesty International qualifying some of Russian airstrikes in Syria as 'war crimes’ is a provocation and an "attempt to discredit Russia", according to the speaker of the Russian Federation Council upper house of parliament.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

La ONU no confirma los datos de Amnistía Internacional sobre los bombardeos rusos en Siria (torrente de mentiras)

Las Naciones Unidas no puede confirmar los datos del informe de Amnistía Internacional (AI) sobre las muertes civiles tras los bombardeos de la aviación rusa en Siria, declaró el portavoz adjunto del secretario general Farhan Haq.

Amnesty International Report on 'Civilian Deaths' Based on Fakes, Cliches

The Russian Defense Ministry refuted Amnesty International's report about alleged deaths of civilians in Syria in the course of the Russian counterterrorism campaign.

Kremlin says unfamiliar with report on alleged Russian "war crimes" in Syria

The Kremlin has no information on the credibility of the report of the Amnesty International human rights organization that has described some Russian airstrikes in Syria as "war crimes."

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Amnesty: Shell Did Not Clean Oil Spills in Niger Delta

Amnesty International and the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development in Nigeria say multinational oil company Shell has not cleaned up four oil spill sites in the Niger Delta, as the company claims.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Suspected Saudi-led Airstrikes Target Yemen Wedding, 15 Dead

Suspected airstrikes by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition have hit a wedding in war-torn Yemen, according to witnesses and officials, killing at least 15 people and wounding at least 25 others.

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