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Amnesty and HRW urge Iran's regime to free Afkari brothers

A 45-page report details the "harrowing" torture and "ill-treatment" that the Afkari brothers suffered at the hands of the Iranian regime.

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Has NSO finally been caught violating human rights?

Human-rights groups and governments alike have investigated NSO for alleged human rights violations using its technology known as The Pegasus Project. Is this the final straw?

20/07/2021
Jamshid Sharmahd and his daughter, Gazelle.

HRW demands Iran release California resident from prison

"My mother has not had a single night of sleep since her partner and love of her life was forcefully taken after 40 years of marriage."

Israeli police discriminated against Arabs during wave of riots - Amnesty

"The vast majority arrested in the police crackdown following the outbreak of intercommunal violence were Palestinian."

24/06/2021
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Amnesty International tells Iraqi Kurdistan Leaders to End Clampdown on Activists, Journalists

Human rights NGO says arrests, enforced disappearances on the rise in the autonomous region

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
17/06/2021
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Amnesty tries to force Israeli private intelligence firm ‘out of the shadows’

Three NGOs led by Amnesty International on Monday issued a report trying to force NSO Group’s activities further into the public light by applying pressure to its investors.

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Amnesty International condemns 'sham, torture-tainted' trials

Eastern Libya is trying civilians in military court, and Western Libya is no bastion of justice, either.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
28/04/2021
Syrian refugees walk as they carry containers at an informal tented settlement in the Bekaa valley

Syrian refugees arbitrarily arrested, tortured in Lebanon - Amnesty

A security agent told one detainee that his "life will end in this place," according to the report.

23/03/2021
An Iranian policeman takes out his gun ahead of a hanging.

Iran hangs Baloch militant for killing of two Revolutionary Guards

Iran has the world's highest number of executions after China.

By REUTERS
30/01/2021
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Amnesty slams Airbnb ahead of IPO for West Bank listings

Airbnb was accused of acting in bad faith by not informing investors of "politically sensitive" business activities.

By REUTERS
10/12/2020
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