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Israel/Gaza: Attacks on medical facilities and civilians add to war crime allegations

Press Release
21 July 2014
The continuing bombardment of civilian homes in several areas of the Gaza Strip, as well as the Israeli shelling of a hospital, add to the list of possible war crimes that demand an urgent independent...
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Five torture myths debunked

Torture is mainly used against terror suspects and during war  Amnesty International research shows that torture and other ill-treatment continue to be an issue in many countries facing real or perceived national security threats, including terrorism. However, the focus on...
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Basta! Run Against Torture

PRESS RELEASE UNITED AGAINST TORTURE COALITION 26 June 2014 Stand between the tortured and the torturer, together we  can stop torture - UATC There were many wins in our long struggle against torture, until it is eradicated completely in practice however these...
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Torture pervasive across Asia-Pacific

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE - Amnesty International has reported on torture or other ill-treatment in 141 countries over the past five years - New global survey of more than 21,000 people in 21 countries across every continent reveals fear of torture...
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Torture – An unnecessary evil

26 June 2014

As conflicts rage across the globe, torture is being deployed on an industrial scale. For five decades, Amnesty International has led the charge against the abuse worldwide -...

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