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Amnesty- Rights took back seat in EU amid refugee crisis

Amnesty- Rights took back seat in EU amid refugee crisis

Feb 24, – The rights group’s chief, Salil Shetty, criticized the European Union — with the exception of Germany for failing refugees in need, saying that European summits increasingly focused on measures designed to keep out refugees or hasten their return. Respect for human rights regressed across Europe in 2015, as countries moved to restrict […]

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Amnesty accuses IS of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Amnesty accuses IS of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Sep 02, – The military gains came as a senior UN rights official said IS jihadists had carried out “acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale” in Iraq, and caretaker premier Nuri al-Maliki vowed the country would be the group’s “graveyard”. Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Islamic State fighters of “systematic ethnic cleansing” in northern […]

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Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Aug 07, Bangkok — The government-sponsored bill proposes a blanket amnesty to all those charged with crimes related to Thailand’s various upheavals since Sept. 19, 2006, the day a military coup ousted then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra while he was on an overseas trip. Thai lawmakers on Wednesday began debating a highly contentious bill to […]

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