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Perth Now
Deadly strike hits maternity hospitalon hospitals and medical facilities are serious violations of the laws of war a
Deadly strike hits maternity hospital
Perth Now / Posted 53 minutes ago
on hospitals and medical facilities are serious violations of the laws of war and can never be justified,” said Amnesty’s Philip Luther. Several clinics and makeshift hospital in rebel-controlled areas have been hit by Syrian regime air strikes,... Read more
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EuroNews
Fatal air strike targets Syrian maternity hospitalunder international humanitarian law, should be safe places for mothers, new-bo
Fatal air strike targets Syrian maternity hospital
EuroNews / Posted 5 hours ago
under international humanitarian law, should be safe places for mothers, new-born infants and medical workers,” said Philip Luther, Middle East and North Africa Programme Director. The NGO Physicians for Human Rights monitors attacks on... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Syria: Fatal Airstrike on Maternity Hospital a Potential War Crimebe safe places for mothers, new-born infants and medical workers – even in the
Syria: Fatal Airstrike on Maternity Hospital a Potential War Crime
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 hours ago
be safe places for mothers, new-born infants and medical workers – even in the midst of a brutal prolonged conflict,” said Philip Luther, Middle East and North Africa Programme Director at Amnesty International. Photos and video footage taken in... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Syria: Safe Passage for Civilians Will Not Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe in Aleppo Citystarvation as a weapon of war and deliberately causing unbearable suffering to
Syria: Safe Passage for Civilians Will Not Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe in Aleppo City
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
starvation as a weapon of war and deliberately causing unbearable suffering to those living in opposition-held areas,” said Philip Luther, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Program. “Providing safe routes for those civilians who wish to... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be wary of the government's assurances and might no
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be wary of the government's 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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Boston Globe
Russia, Syria announce humanitarian corridors in embattled city of Alepposafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia, Syria announce humanitarian corridors in embattled city of Aleppo
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
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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Local 6 Orlando
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppo
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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ABC 7 El Paso
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppo
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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News 8000
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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ClickOnDetroit
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppo
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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KECI Missoula
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppo
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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WJXT Jacksonville
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppo
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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KTVZ Bend
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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KXLY-TV Spokane
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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KRDO Colorado Springs
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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KRCR TV Redding
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia to open aid, exit corridors in Aleppo
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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News Channel 12 New Bern
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppomany civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's assurances and mig
Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in Aleppo
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
many civilians would likely be skeptical of the government's 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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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Russia announces humanitarian operation in Syria's Alepposafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia announces humanitarian operation in Syria's Aleppo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
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. Read Friday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for... Read more
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Sun-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
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
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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NBC News
Russia Announces Humanitarian Operation in Besieged Syrian Citysafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia Announces Humanitarian Operation in Besieged Syrian City
NBC News / Posted yesterday
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. Humanitarian groups have warned of a major... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia announces humanitarian operation in Syria's Alepposafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia announces humanitarian operation in Syria's Aleppo
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
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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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia announces humanitarian operation in Syria's Alepposafe routes for those civilians who wish to flee Aleppo city will not avert a h
Russia announces humanitarian operation in Syria's Aleppo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
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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The Manila Times
Saudi executions exceed 100 this yearof a cruel and inhuman punishment, mindless of justice and human rights,” said
Saudi executions exceed 100 this year
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
of a cruel and inhuman punishment, mindless of justice and human rights,” said Amnesty’s Middle East and North Africa head Philip Luther. “At this rate, the Kingdom’s executioners will soon match or exceed the number of people they put to death... Read more
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CBS News
Iran accuses U.S. of "deafening" silence over beheaded boyof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Iran accuses U.S. of "deafening" silence over beheaded boy
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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Raw Story
Islamist rebels in Syria behead 12-old boyimpunity. “This horrific video… suggests some members of armed groups have tru
Islamist rebels in Syria behead 12-old boy
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
impunity. “This horrific video… suggests some members of armed groups have truly plumbed the depths of depravity,” said Philip Luther, head of Amnesty’s Middle East and North Africa programme “It is yet another gruesome example of the summary... Read more
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International Business Times
Beheading of kidnapped Palestinian refugee boy a 'mistake' says US-backed Syrian rebel group some members of armed groups have truly plumbed the depths of depravity. It is
Beheading of kidnapped Palestinian refugee boy a 'mistake' says US-backed Syrian rebel group
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
some members of armed groups have truly plumbed the depths of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Amnesty's Middle East and North Afric... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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Boston Herald
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syria rebel beheading of child sparks outrageimpunity. "This horrific video ... suggests some members of armed groups have
Syria rebel beheading of child sparks outrage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
impunity. "This horrific video ... suggests some members of armed groups have truly plumbed the depths of depravity," said Philip Luther, head of Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa programme. "It is yet another gruesome example of the summary... Read more
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CTV News
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime,” said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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Air Force Times
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against U.S.-supported rebel groupof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against U.S.-supported rebel group
Air Force Times / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime,” said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebelsof depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry... Read more
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CNN
Rebels in Syria behead boy in 'mistake'of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of capt
Rebels in Syria behead boy in 'mistake'
CNN / Posted 9 days ago
of depravity. It is yet another gruesome example of the summary killing of captives, which amounts to a war crime," said Philip Luther, Director of Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Program. Syria's state-run SANA news agency... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Egyptian Authorities Disappear 3-4 People Daily, Amnesty International Saysto a new report from Amnesty International. "Enforced disappearance has become
Egyptian Authorities Disappear 3-4 People Daily, Amnesty International Says
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
to a new report from Amnesty International. "Enforced disappearance has become a key instrument of state policy in Egypt," Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International, says in a statement. "Anyone... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Egyptian Authorities Disappear 3-4 People Daily, Amnesty International Saysto a new report from Amnesty International. "Enforced disappearance has become
Egyptian Authorities Disappear 3-4 People Daily, Amnesty International Says
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
to a new report from Amnesty International. "Enforced disappearance has become a key instrument of state policy in Egypt," Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International, says in a statement. "Anyone... Read more
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Calcutta News
Three to four people seized per day: Amnesty presents damning report on Egypt “tactics”abduction or imprisonment of a person, followed by the state's refusal to ackno
Three to four people seized per day: Amnesty presents damning report on Egypt “tactics”
Calcutta News / Posted 16 days ago
abduction or imprisonment of a person, followed by the state's refusal to acknowledge that person's fate, since 2015. Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International said, “Enforced disappearance... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Egypt uses torture and abductions to stifle dissent - Amnestynon-government organisations, released detainees and family members of victims
Egypt uses torture and abductions to stifle dissent - Amnesty
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
non-government organisations, released detainees and family members of victims of torture and enforced disappearance. Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International, said that "the report exposes... Read more
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News.com.au
Egypt security forces 'disappear hundreds'with counter-terrorism being used as an excuse to abduct, interrogate and tortu
Egypt security forces 'disappear hundreds'
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
with counter-terrorism being used as an excuse to abduct, interrogate and torture people who challenge the authorities," Philip Luther, director of Amnesty's Middle East and North Africa Programme, said in a statement that accompanied the report... Read more
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