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Hindustantimes.com
‘The worst place on earth’: Assad’s Saydnaya prison, Syria’s most notorious jailyears Russia has used its UN security council veto to shield its ally, the Syri
‘The worst place on earth’: Assad’s Saydnaya prison, Syria’s most notorious jail
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
years Russia has used its UN security council veto to shield its ally, the Syrian government,” says Amnesty’s Philip Luther, “and to prevent individual perpetrators within the government and military from facing justice for war crimes... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Saydnaya Military Prison: Inside Syria's torture jailbeaten as they arrived. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at
Saydnaya Military Prison: Inside Syria's torture jail
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
beaten as they arrived. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at risk of death in custody at every stage. Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International Another inmate told Amnesty: "You eat on command, you sleep on command and... Read more
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9d
New York Post
The Syrian prison where inmates are forced to rape each otherhe said. “There was a rancid and bloody smell.” Director of Amnesty Internati
The Syrian prison where inmates are forced to rape each other
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
he said. “There was a rancid and bloody smell.” Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa program Philip Luther said conditions inside were exceptionally hard and some inmates died from a simple cut caused by lack of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Torture and 17,000 deaths in Syrian jailsall of it.” “For decades, Syrian government forces have used torture as a mean
Torture and 17,000 deaths in Syrian jails
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
all of it.” “For decades, Syrian government forces have used torture as a means to crush their opponents,” said Amnesty’s Middle East and North Africa director Philip Luther. “Those responsible for these heinous crimes must be brought to jus... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Saydnaya Military Prison: Inside Syria's torture jailbeaten as they arrived. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at
Saydnaya Military Prison: Inside Syria's torture jail
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
beaten as they arrived. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at risk of death in custody at every stage. Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International Another inmate told Amnesty: "You eat on command, you sleep on command and... Read more
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News.com.au
Conditions are worse than anyone can imaginehe said. “There was a rancid and bloody smell.” Director of Amnesty Internati
Conditions are worse than anyone can imagine
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
he said. “There was a rancid and bloody smell.” Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa program Philip Luther said conditions inside were exceptionally hard and some inmates died from a simple cut caused by lack of... Read more
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10d
express
'The purpose was death' Syrian prison guards force prisoner to rape fellow inmateslept next to seven bodies. "Then I saw the rest of the bodies in the corridor
'The purpose was death' Syrian prison guards force prisoner to rape fellow inmate
express / Posted 10 days ago
slept next to seven bodies. "Then I saw the rest of the bodies in the corridor, around 25 other bodies."Related articles Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Director, said: "The catalogue of horror stories featured... Read more
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Aljazeera
Almost 18,000 died in Syria's prisons: Amnestycarried out as part of a systematic and widespread attack directed against anyo
Almost 18,000 died in Syria's prisons: Amnesty
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
carried out as part of a systematic and widespread attack directed against anyone suspected of opposing the government," Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme, said. "Those responsible for... Read more
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10d
Daily Telegraph
Nearly 18,000 have died after 'appalling abuse' in Syrian jails, says Amnestyforces have used torture as a means to crush their opponents," said Amnesty's M
Nearly 18,000 have died after 'appalling abuse' in Syrian jails, says Amnesty
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
forces have used torture as a means to crush their opponents," said Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa director Philip Luther. "Today, it is being carried out as part of a systematic and widespread attack directed against anyone... Read more
10d
Daily Star
'Catalogue of horrors' Guard forced prisoner to rape fellow inmate or face deaththey arrive.” YOUTUBE/AMNESTY INTERNATIONALRECREATION: Digital recreations of
'Catalogue of horrors' Guard forced prisoner to rape fellow inmate or face death
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
they arrive.” YOUTUBE/AMNESTY INTERNATIONALRECREATION: Digital recreations of scenes from inside Saydnaya Military Prison Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Director, said: “The catalogue of horror stories featured... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
Local 10 Miami
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
Local 10 Miami / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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News 8000
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
ClickOnDetroit
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KPRC Local 2 Houston
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KECI Missoula
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
WJXT Jacksonville
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KTVZ Bend
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
KRCR TV Redding
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
Local 6 Orlando
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's no
Estimated 17,723 have died in Syria prisons since 2011
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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10d
Lake Placid News
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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10d
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
BBC News
Nearly 18,000 died in Syria state jails in 2011-15, says Amnestygovernment forces have used torture as a means to crush their opponents," Amnes
Nearly 18,000 died in Syria state jails in 2011-15, says Amnesty
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
government forces have used torture as a means to crush their opponents," Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa Director Philip Luther said. "Today, it is being carried out as part of a systematic and widespread attack directed against anyone... Read more
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CBC.ca
'They treated us like animals': Nearly 18,000 have died in Syrian prisons since 2011, report findsarrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Sy
'They treated us like animals': Nearly 18,000 have died in Syrian prisons since 2011, report finds
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors of Syria's notorious intelligence facilities," Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program, said in a news release. Luther said... Read more
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DW
Amnesty report damns Syrian government on prison abuse |suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detenti
Amnesty report damns Syrian government on prison abuse |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," according to Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Amnesty estimates 17,723 deaths in Syrian prisons since 2011facilities. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at risk of death
Amnesty estimates 17,723 deaths in Syrian prisons since 2011
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
facilities. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at risk of death in custody at every stage," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. "For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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11d
CTV News
More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails, rights group saysroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails, rights group says
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
WTKR Norfolk
Amnesty report estimates 17,723 have died in Syrian prisons since 2011facilities. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at risk of death
Amnesty report estimates 17,723 have died in Syrian prisons since 2011
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 days ago
facilities. This journey is often lethal, with detainees being at risk of death in custody at every stage,” said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Program. “For decades, Syrian government... Read more
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11d
ABC News
Rights Group: More Than 17,000 Killed in Syrian State Jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights Group: More Than 17,000 Killed in Syrian State Jails
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
WBOC Salisbury
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
The Sacramento Bee
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
Hawaii News Now
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
Hawaii News Now / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
Salon.com
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors,” said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa program. “This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
Daily Herald
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jailsroutinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation a
Rights group: More than 17,000 killed in Syrian state jails
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
routinely suffer from the moment of their arrest, through their interrogation and detention behind the closed doors," said Philip Luther, director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa program. "This journey is often lethal, with... Read more
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11d
International Business Times
Detainees in Syrian prison describe torture and mass killings: 'I saw the blood, it was like a river'that I had slept next to seven bodies... [then] I saw the rest of the bodies in
Detainees in Syrian prison describe torture and mass killings: 'I saw the blood, it was like a river'
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
that I had slept next to seven bodies... [then] I saw the rest of the bodies in the corridor, around 25 other bodies." Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Programme, said ahead of the report "It... Read more
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11d
Daily Mail
Prisoners held in Assad’s Syrian jails made to rape each otherThey said, "He's not a person. He's just a body, a corpse." Amnesty Internatio
Prisoners held in Assad’s Syrian jails made to rape each other
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
They said, "He's not a person. He's just a body, a corpse." Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Director Philip Luther said the report showed every stage of their ordeal 'When they took me inside the prison, I could smell the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Guard forced prisoner to rape fellow inmate or face death in Syrian jail hellSyria, the real figure is likely to be significantly higher. Amnesty Internati
Guard forced prisoner to rape fellow inmate or face death in Syrian jail hell
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Syria, the real figure is likely to be significantly higher. Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Director Philip Luther said: “The catalogue of horror stories featured in this report depicts in gruesome detail the dreadful abuse... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Russia announces humanitarian operation in embattled Syrian city of Alepposafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia announces humanitarian operation in embattled Syrian city of Aleppo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
safe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a humanitarian catastrophe," said Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa program for Amnesty. "The fact that you provide this option... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Russia announces humanitarian operation in embattled Syrian city of Alepposafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia announces humanitarian operation in embattled Syrian city of Aleppo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
safe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a humanitarian catastrophe," said Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa program for Amnesty. "The fact that you provide this option... Read more
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Ekklesia
Attack on maternity hospital in Idlib 'despicable' says Amnesty– attacks which seem to be part of their military strategy. Amnesty Internation
Attack on maternity hospital in Idlib 'despicable' says Amnesty
Ekklesia / Posted 27 days ago
– attacks which seem to be part of their military strategy. Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Director, Philip Luther, said: "Hospitals, which have special protection under international humanitarian law, should be safe places... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Syrian families trickle out of Aleppo, reports saysaying many civilians would likely be wary of government assurances and might n
Syrian families trickle out of Aleppo, reports say
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 29 days ago
saying many civilians would likely be wary of government assurances and might not leave out of fear for their safety. Philip Luther, director of Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa program, said the corridors were "not a substitute for... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Syrian families trickle out of Aleppo, reports saysaying many civilians would likely be wary of government assurances and might n
Syrian families trickle out of Aleppo, reports say
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
saying many civilians would likely be wary of government assurances and might not leave out of fear for their safety. Philip Luther, director of Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa program, said the corridors were "not a substitute for... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Syrian families trickle out of Aleppo, reports saysaying many civilians would likely be wary of government assurances and might n
Syrian families trickle out of Aleppo, reports say
Local 10 Miami / Posted 29 days ago
saying many civilians would likely be wary of government assurances and might not leave out of fear for their safety. Philip Luther, director of Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa program, said the corridors were "not a substitute for... Read more
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