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Thousands of Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

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

Amnesty: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

AI: Egypt abducts, tortures hundreds each year

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

Amnesty: Syrian rebels and jihadists are guilty of war crimes

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

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

Amnesty warns of surge in executions in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty warns about executions in Saudi Arabia

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

Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

Iran helps spike rate of worldwide executions

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

South Sudan fighters allowed to rape in lieu of wages

South Sudan fighters get 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.

Amnesty appeals for jailed terrorist clown

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.

France razes makeshift refugee shelters in Calais 'Jungle'

France razes makeshift refugee shelters in Calais

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

Russia slams 'faked' report accusing it of war crimes

Russia slams 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 accused of committing war crimes in Syria

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.

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

Amnesty Int'l: 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.

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

Israel Accused of 'Stealing' Arab Kids' Organs

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

Syria Kurds Denounce Amnesty 'War Crimes' Report

Syria Kurds Denounce Amnesty 'War Crimes' Report

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

Amnesty Accuses Syrian Kurds of 'War Crimes'

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.

Senior Amnesty Official Has Links to Hamas, Islamist Network

Amnesty Official Has Links to Hamas

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

Amnesty Employee Accuses Israeli Gov't of Encouraging Duma Arson

Amnesty Employee Blames Israeli Gov't for Duma

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

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

NGO Documents Syrian Regime's 'War Crimes'

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

Amnesty: Iran Embarking on Execution 'Killing Spree'

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's Online Gaza Tool 'Distorts' the War

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.

Saudi Beheading Streak Already Surpasses Last Year

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.

Report: Yazidis Kill Arab Villagers in Revenge Attack

Report: Yazidi Revenge on Sunni Arab Village

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

Despite Amnesty Report ICC 'Stonewalling' Hamas War Crime Trial

Despite Amnesty Report ICC 'Stonewalls' Hamas Suit

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

Amnesty: Hamas Executed 'Collaborators' During Gaza War

Amnesty: Hamas Executed 'Collaborators' During War

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

Amnesty Blasts Crimes Against Humanity in Aleppo

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 International Slammed over Anti-Semitism

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 Rejects Motion to Fight Anti-Semitism

Amnesty 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'.

Reports of Shi'ite War Crimes in Tikrit

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.

Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit Takeover

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.

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

Hamas: Amnesty Report 'Adopts Israeli Version'

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

Report: Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

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

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

Amnesty Decries Iranian 'Baby-Machine' Laws

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

Syria: NGOs, Families Protest Over Disappearing Journalists

Syria: NGOs, Families Protest Over Arrests

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

Amnesty International Condemns Jordan for Executing Terrorists

AI Condemns Jordan for Executing Terrorists

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

Worldwide Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo Attack

Worldwide Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo Attack

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

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

'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.

Iraq Debuts Reality Show . . . On ISIS Attacks

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?

NGO Monitor Accuses Amnesty of Faulty Data over Gaza War

NGO Monitor: Amnesty Int'l Patently Unreliable

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

Amnesty Breaks the Silence on Egypt's Gaza Expulsion

Amnesty Breaks the Silence on Egypt

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

Senior Amnesty International Official Compares Israel to ISIS

Senior Amnesty Official Compares Israel to ISIS

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

Blistering Israeli Attack on 'Amnesty International' Report

Blistering Israeli Attack on 'Amnesty' Report

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





















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