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KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ‘war crime’

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local): 5 p.m. Amnesty International says they suicide attack on Shiites in Kabul the day before that killed 34 students is a “war crime.” Thursday’s statement from the international rights group also decried … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ‘war crime’

LONDON | Human rights group: Employee targeted with Israeli spyware

LONDON  — An Amnesty International employee has been targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software, the human rights group said Wednesday, adding to a growing number of examples of Israeli technology being used to spy on human rights workers and opposition figures in the Middle East and beyond. In a 20-page report, Amnesty outlined how it thinks … Continue reading LONDON | Human rights group: Employee targeted with Israeli spyware

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s police and military are responsible for at least 95 unlawful killings in the easternmost Papua region since 2010, including targeted slayings of activists, Amnesty International said Monday, condemning a near-total absence of justice for the mainly indigenous victims. In a report based on two years of research, Amnesty said that more … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua

St. Louis Missouri Municipal Courts Offering Amnesty Program in January

Beginning Monday, January 29th through Thursday, February 1st, 2018 St. Louis City Municipal Court will be hosting a warrant amnesty program. ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) Beginning next week St. Louis City Municipal Court will be hosting a warrant amnesty program. The program will take place from Monday, January 29 through Thursday, February 1 and will … Continue reading St. Louis Missouri Municipal Courts Offering Amnesty Program in January

Families of Islamist prisoners in Lebanon rally for amnesty

BEIRUT/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of protesters have rallied in the Lebanese capital demanding that Islamist prisoners be part of a discussed general amnesty. The rally in central Beirut Sunday was attended by hundreds of families of Islamist prisoners. They were pressing the government to include their relatives in a general amnesty expected to come ahead … Continue reading Families of Islamist prisoners in Lebanon rally for amnesty