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News and updates about Amnesty International

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

The National Service's legal advisor announced that he has no intention of canceling Amnesty's status to receive National Service volunteers

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

Iran refuses to grant fair trial to professor at Swedish university sentenced to death for allegedly spying for the Mossad.

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

Israel takes on Amnesty International

Law targeting BDS advocates to be used for first time, going after one of the world's largest NGOs, Amnesty International.

Israel takes on Amnesty International

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Groups blast PA for arresting Issa Amro, detained after criticizing Abbas on Facebook.

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International says both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas are guilty of restrictions of freedom of expression.

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Amnesty International says Israel's decision to close Al-Jazeera sends a "chilling message".

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Finance Ministry to revoke Amnesty donors' tax benefits

Amnesty campaigns for Judea, Samaria boycott, Finance Ministry aims to revoke tax benefits from organization's donors.

Finance Ministry to revoke Amnesty donors' tax benefits

Smotrich catches Amnesty red-handed

MK Bezalel Smotrich calls for depriving organization status after it called for economic boycott of Israel, violating Boycott Law.

Smotrich catches Amnesty red-handed

Amnesty urges world to ban 'settlement products'

Amnesty International calls world countries to ban goods from Judea and Samaria in campaign marking 50 years of "Israeli occupation".

Amnesty urges world to ban 'settlement products'

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Hamas defies international pleas for mercy, executes suspects in assassination of top military leader in Gaza.

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Amnesty International to receive limited tax benefits

New amendment may prevent anti-Israel organizations from receiving tax benefits after Amnesty International granted benefits for one year.

Amnesty International to receive limited tax benefits

Amnesty International doesn't deserve special tax status

MK Smotrich receives support from other MKs for his call to remove Amnesty International from list of organizations that get tax benefits.

Amnesty International doesn't deserve special tax status

Amnesty International: Sudan used chemical weapons on own people

Sudanese government carried out multiple attacks using chemical weapons on own civilians, according to report by Amnesty International

Amnesty International: Sudan used chemical weapons on own people

Amnesty denounces 'appalling abuse' in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.

Amnesty denounces 'appalling abuse' in Syrian jails

Amnesty demands Israel release hunger striking terrorist

Amnesty International says Israel should charge or release PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed, who is on a hunger strike.

Amnesty demands Israel release hunger striking terrorist

Thousands of Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

Amnesty International claims it has proof Turkish government systematically raping, starving, and torturing thousands of captured rebels.

Thousands of Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

Amnesty: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

New Amnesty International report accuses Egypt of 'disappearing,' torturing protesters as young as 14.

Amnesty: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

Amnesty: Syrian rebels and jihadists are guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.

Amnesty: Syrian rebels and jihadists are guilty of war crimes

Amnesty warns of surge in executions in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International warns more than 100 people might be executed by Saudi Arabia in the first six months of 2016.

Amnesty warns of surge in executions in Saudi Arabia

Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

Executions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.

Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

South Sudan fighters allowed to rape in lieu of wages

UN report reveals gov't-linked militias get permission to rape instead of pay, as children and disabled get burned alive.

South Sudan fighters allowed to rape in lieu of wages

Amnesty appeals for jailed terrorist clown

Amnesty International demands Israel release a Palestinian circus performer - who happens to also be a member of a Communist terror group.

Amnesty appeals for jailed terrorist clown

France razes makeshift refugee shelters in Calais 'Jungle'

Clashes break out as demolition teams destroy improvised homes of migrants hoping to reach UK.

France razes makeshift refugee shelters in Calais 'Jungle'

Russia slams 'faked' report accusing it of war crimes

Amnesty Int'l report full of 'cliches and fakes,' Russia's defense ministry says after being accused of causing mass civilian casualties.

Russia slams 'faked' report accusing it of war crimes

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty International says Russia 'directly targeted' civilians with no military aim, killing hundreds; strikes hit hospitals, market.

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty International: Nearly 60,000 Syrians have 'disappeared'

Rights group warns Syria's government is profiting from money charged to families of people who the regime made forcibly disappear.

Amnesty International: Nearly 60,000 Syrians have 'disappeared'

Blood-Libel: Israel Accused of 'Stealing' Arab Children's Organs

ADL condemns as 'outrageous and incendiary' Palestinian activist's accusation that Israeli gov't harvesting Arab children's organs.

Blood-Libel: Israel Accused of 'Stealing' Arab Children's Organs

Syria Kurds Denounce Amnesty 'War Crimes' Report

YPG forces outraged after Amnesty International accuses anti-ISIS forces of 'collective punishment.'

Syria Kurds Denounce Amnesty 'War Crimes' Report

Amnesty Accuses Syrian Kurds of 'War Crimes'

Amnesty says Kurdish forces displaced Syrians and demolished their homes while operating in the northern part of the country.

Amnesty Accuses Syrian Kurds of 'War Crimes'

Senior Amnesty Official Has Links to Hamas, Islamist Network

UK paper reveals Amnesty's director of faith and human rights, Yasmin Hussein, spent the night with a senior Muslim Brotherhood official.

Senior Amnesty Official Has Links to Hamas, Islamist Network

Amnesty Employee Accuses Israeli Gov't of Encouraging Duma Arson

Israel's Embassy in London has filed a complaint with Amnesty International over scores of anti-Israel tweets by a program director.

Amnesty Employee Accuses Israeli Gov't of Encouraging Duma Arson

NGO Documents Syrian Regime's 'War Crimes' Near Damascus

Bombings timed to terrorize civilians and use of starvation in Eastern Ghouta blockade constitutes 'crimes against humanity,' says Amnesty.

NGO Documents Syrian Regime's 'War Crimes' Near Damascus

Amnesty: Iran Embarking on Execution 'Killing Spree'

Iranian regime executing prisoners at a 'staggering' rate of 3 a day, rights group says - many on trumped-up charges.

Amnesty: Iran Embarking on Execution 'Killing Spree'

Amnesty's Online Gaza Tool 'Distorts' the War

Platform claiming to 'map Israeli attacks in Gaza' paints a false picture of war to delegitimize Israel's defense, says research institute.

Amnesty's Online Gaza Tool 'Distorts' the War

Saudi Beheading Streak Already Surpasses Last Year

Saudi Arabia brings beheading tally to 100 just halfway through the year; human rights groups decry unfair trials and brutal punishment.

Saudi Beheading Streak Already Surpasses Last Year

Report: Yazidis Kill Arab Villagers in Revenge Attack

In response to endless massacres and mass rapes by ISIS and other jihadists, Yazidi militias strike Sunni villages in Iraq.

Report: Yazidis Kill Arab Villagers in Revenge Attack

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Despite Amnesty Report ICC 'Stonewalling' Hamas War Crime Trial

Shurat HaDin director reveals impact of new report, says Hamas executions show Abbas 'only controls a few blocks in Ramallah.'

Despite Amnesty Report ICC 'Stonewalling' Hamas War Crime Trial

Amnesty: Hamas Executed 'Collaborators' During Gaza War

Amnesty International says Hamas committed war crimes by executing dozens of "collaborators with Israel".

Amnesty: Hamas Executed 'Collaborators' During Gaza War

Amnesty Blasts Crimes Against Humanity in Aleppo

Amnesty International blasts both Syrian regime as well as rebel forces in new report on Aleppo fighting.

Amnesty Blasts Crimes Against Humanity in Aleppo

Amnesty International Slammed over Anti-Semitism

After Amnesty rejected motion to campaign against anti-Semitism, NGO Monitor unveils the anti-Semitic incidents within the organization.

Amnesty International Slammed over Anti-Semitism

Amnesty International Rejects Motion to Fight Anti-Semitism

Amnesty refuses to investigate rise in anti-Semitism in the UK - but commissioned a 123-page report on 'Islamophobia'.

Amnesty International Rejects Motion to Fight Anti-Semitism

Reports of Shi'ite War Crimes in Tikrit

Amnesty International investigating reports that Iraqi forces and militias committing serious violations in conquering Tikrit from ISIS.

Reports of Shi'ite War Crimes in Tikrit

Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit Takeover

Human rights group Amnesty International said Thursday it was investigating Iraqi forces for human rights violations in Tikrit battle.

Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit Takeover

Hamas: Amnesty Report 'Adopts the Israeli Version' of the Story

Hamas criticizes a report by Amnesty International accusing the group of war crimes as being unbalanced.

Hamas: Amnesty Report 'Adopts the Israeli Version' of the Story

Report: Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

Amnesty International report finds Palestinian terror groups showed 'disregard' for civilian lives during Operation Protective Edge.

Report: Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

Amnesty Int'l Decries Proposed Iranian 'Baby-Machine' Laws

Iran is considering two new laws that would discriminate against women without children in an attempt to increase population growth.

Amnesty Int'l Decries Proposed Iranian 'Baby-Machine' Laws

Syria: NGOs, Families Protest Over Disappearing Journalists

Activists promoting freedom of speech and transparency over the war have disappeared, rights groups say - and so have medics and lawyers.

Syria: NGOs, Families Protest Over Disappearing Journalists

Amnesty International Condemns Jordan for Executing Terrorists

Human rights group says response to ISIS burning Jordanian pilot alive cannot be tit-for-tat.

Amnesty International Condemns Jordan for Executing Terrorists

Worldwide Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo Attack

Governments and free press groups alike condemn 'sickening' attack on satirical newspaper, call to combat terror.

Worldwide Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo Attack

'PA's ICC Move Fueled by European-backed NGOs'

NGO Monitor shows how NGOs funded by Europe have been waging 'lawfare' on Israel for decades, paving the way for 'war crimes' threat.

'PA's ICC Move Fueled by European-backed NGOs'

Iraq Debuts Reality Show . . . On ISIS Attacks

Reality show forces ISIS terrorists to meet their victims' families. Could the pop culture idea deter future terrorists?

Iraq Debuts Reality Show . . . On ISIS Attacks

NGO Monitor Accuses Amnesty of Faulty Data over Gaza War

Amnesty International's data on Gaza is 'faulty and incomplete,' watchdog group says Monday - and relies almost solely on anonymous sources.

NGO Monitor Accuses Amnesty of Faulty Data over Gaza War

Amnesty Breaks the Silence on Egypt's Gaza Expulsion

Amnesty International condemns Egypt's demolition of homes in Gaza as part of the establishment of a buffer zone.

Amnesty Breaks the Silence on Egypt's Gaza Expulsion

Senior Amnesty International Official Compares Israel to ISIS

Amnesty International under fire as critics site controversial tweet by campaigns manager as proof of anti-Israel bias.

Senior Amnesty International Official Compares Israel to ISIS

Blistering Israeli Attack on 'Amnesty International' Report

NGO Amnesty International's report on Gaza war written by unnamed 'local contractors' with 'extreme bias,' says Foreign Ministry.

Blistering Israeli Attack on 'Amnesty International' Report

Amnesty International Report is 'Terrorist Propaganda'

Report claiming IDF 'war crimes' slammed by Israel for 'no evidence,' NGO Monitor notes group has 'radical ideological agenda.'

Amnesty International Report is 'Terrorist Propaganda'

Amnesty Condemns Hamas Over Executions

Amnesty International calls on Hamas to stop executions of suspected collaborators, hours after 18 more Gazans are executed by the group.

Amnesty Condemns Hamas Over Executions

International Leaders Condemn Rocket Fire on Israel

EU ambassador visits southern Israel, condemns 'indiscriminate shooting against civilians'; British FM condemns rockets by 'Gaza militants.'

International Leaders Condemn Rocket Fire on Israel

Lebanon is Denying Entry to 'Palestinians' Fleeing Syria

Amnesty International report reveals leaked document telling airlines not to fly in refugees.

Lebanon is Denying Entry to 'Palestinians' Fleeing Syria

Russia and China Condemned for Latest Syria Veto

Russia and China's latest veto of a UN resolution on Syria is a "callous political move", says Amnesty International.

Russia and China Condemned for Latest Syria Veto