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Amnesty Int'l 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

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 Blocking '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

Amnesty Investigator: Gaza 'Witnesses' Often Lie

Article by Amnesty field researcher seemingly backs Israeli concerns that NGOs simply swallow Palestinian narrative.

Amnesty Investigator Admits: Palestinian 'Witnesses' Often Lie

Call for Int'l Court Jurisdiction in 'Palestine'

Abbas urged by human rights groups to join International Criminal Court to sue for 'war crimes and crimes against humanity.'

Call for Int'l Court Jurisdiction in 'Palestine'

Hamas Kills 2 for 'Collaborating' with Israel

Hamas executes 'collaborators.' Will this become the norm in a unity government?

Hamas Kills Palestinian Arabs for 'Collaborating' with Israel

PM Condemns 'Hypocrisy' in UN Human Rights Council

Netanyahu brands UNHRC a 'procession of hypocrisy'; council also under fire for whitewashing Saudi human rights abuses.

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Iran Behind 2013 Global Death Penalty Increase

Report finds execution up 15% last year due to Iran's heavy-handed killing, despite general trend against execution.

Iran Behind 2013 Global Death Penalty Increase

Amnesty: Syrian Regime Starving 'Palestinians'

Syrian forces are committing war crimes in the Yarmouk camp, says Amnesty International in new report.

Syrian Regime Starving 'Palestinian Refugees', Says Amnesty

Amnesty International's 'Biased' Report on Israel

NGO Monitor accuses leftist organization of false claims and political warfare, report timed for 'Israel Apartheid Week.'

Amnesty International's 'Biased' Report on Israel

Women's Rights Advance in Morocco

MPs in Morocco vote to ban antiquated loophole allowing men guilty of sexual assault to evade jail time if they marry their victims.

Women's Rights Advance in Morocco

UN Experts Slam Surge in Iranian Executions

After Amnesty report reveals two people executed every day so far this year, UN calls on Tehran to curb the killings.

UN Experts Slam Surge in Iranian Executions

January 2014: Two Executions Every Day in Iran

Amnesty International slams 'meaningless change of image' by Islamic Republic. Many executions given for political crimes.

January 2014: Two People Executed Every Day in Iranplayer

Syria: Horrific Abuse in Secret Al Qaeda Prisons

Amnesty International warns of torture, murder in Al Qaeda-affiliated prisons. Children among the victims.

Syria: Horrific Abuse in Secret Al Qaeda Prisons

Report: Top NGOs Failing Middle Eastern Women

NGO Monitor report finds Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are failing to advocate women's rights in the region.

Report: Top NGOs Failing Middle Eastern Women

Rights Group Slams Saudi Human Rights Record

Amnesty International report accuses Saudi government of failing to live up to any of its human rights commitments.

Rights Group Slams Saudi Arabia's 'Hot Air' Over Human Rights

Amnesty: Live Ammo Was Used on Protesters

Egyptian security forces used live ammunition to disperse supporters of ousted president Morsi, charges Amnesty International.

Amnesty: Live Ammo Was Used on Pro-Morsi Protesters

Turkey Guilty of 'Mass Human Rights Violations'

Amnesty international calls for embargo on riot-control equipment to Turkey following violent crackdown on Gezi Park protest movement.

Turkey Guilty of 'Mass Human Rights Violations'

Amnesty Calls for Campaign Against Gaza Executions

Amnesty calls on the public to mail Gaza’s Hamas rulers and protest the hanging of two local men.

Amnesty International Calls for Campaign Against Gaza Executions

Source: Amnesty's 'Balanced' Report 'Ridiculous'

In a report released Thursday, international human rights group accused both Israel and Hamas of committing “war crimes”

Israeli Source: Amnesty's 'Balanced' Report 'Ridiculous'

Al-Qaeda in Yemen: Amputations and Crucifixions

New report reveals Al-Qaeda brutality during fighting in Yemen, including beheadings, torture and crucifixion.

Al-Qaeda in Yemen: Amputations and Crucifixions

'Jewish MPs' Tweet Leads to Disciplinary Action

Amnesty International initiated disciplinary action against a staff member who posted offensive tweet targeting Jewish members of parliament

Amnesty Takes Disciplinary Action Against Offending Jewish Tweet

Video: Syrian Systematic Torture Exposed

Defectors from Syria, including a soldier captured by rebels, confirm victims’ accounts of systematic torture and rape.

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Report Describes Syria's Chilling 'Ghost Militias'

In a new report, Amnesty International confirmed the horrible conditions in Syria, and called on the world to take more aggressive action

Amnesty Report Describes Syria's Chilling 'Ghost Militias'

Torture and Murder in Syrian Prisons

Amnesty International: "Deaths behind bars reaching massive proportions, accounts of torture are horrific."

Report: Torture and Murder in Syrian Prisons

Amnesty Accuses Qaddafi, Rebels of Violations

New Amnesty International report finds that both Qaddafi's forces as well as rebel forces have abused prisoners.

Amnesty Accuses Qaddafi, Rebels of Human Rights Violations