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Crisis Response Director for Amnesty International, Tirana Hassan, stated that Syrian and Russian Air Forces carry out systematic airstrikes on hospitals and other civilian infrastructure targets in order to ensure the movement of offensive Government troops in Syria.
Healthcare facilities in the regions that surround Aleppo and are controlled by opposition groups are the main targets of airstrikes by Russian and Syrian Armed Forces, the EPD Agency quoted Hassan as saying on the 2nd of March. …
Amnesty International says that Russia is guilty of some of the most “egregious” war crimes it has seen in decades.
The human rights organization told Sky News that over the last week Russian aircraft in Syria have deliberately carried out airstrikes against civilians and rescue workers trying to evacuate the wounded, especially in the city of Aleppo.
The Director of Amnesty International’s Program on Crisis Response, Tirana Hassan, said that airstrikes on schools, residential areas, and …
Threats made by the head of the Chechen Republic against opposition leaders, the media, and human rights activists have raised the concern of Amnesty International. The organization notes that it's dangerous to do human rights work and openly criticize the government in Russia.
International human rights organization Amnesty International (AI) has urged the Russian authorities to "immediately and unhesitatingly" respond to the harsh statements of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, which …
Amnesty International is urging the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, "to show the political will and make all necessary preparations for Ukraine to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as soon as possible," as stated in an open letter to the President of Ukraine.
"Please note that only after the ratification of the Rome Statute will Ukraine receive all the benefits from participation in the ICC: participation in the election of judges and prosecutors, …