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An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes.
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Amnesty International has accused the militant Islamic State group of carrying out a systematic campaign of mass killings, abductions and ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq that could amount to war crimes.
Colin Craig at a campaign launch last month. He told a debate organised by Amnesty International last night that New Zealand should be a "safe pair of hands" on the world stage.
BEIRUT: Syrian authorities have arrested a pro-government activist who launched a social media campaign calling on officials to provide information about hundreds of missing soldiers, residents and activists said Monday.
With Russian soldiers fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian soldiers are also all but certainly dying there.
The Israeli authorities' outrageous plan to expropriate nearly 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank is illegal and must be rescinded immediately, said Amnesty International.
Activists say Syrian rebels are clashing with government troops in the Golan Heights near the border with Israel, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week.
Social activism reached a tipping point this summer with the ALS Association's unstoppable Ice Bucket Challenge , which to date has raised nearly $100 million while soaking millions more.
A prominent human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja was arrested shortly after arriving in Bahrain to check on her father, who is hunger striking in prison along with thousands of sentenced activists, a key opposition figure Nabeel Rajab told RT.
Occupy Central will "definitely happen" with students gathering last night at a luxury hotel as tears and outrage greeted Beijing's framework for the 2017 political blueprint.
Egyptian authorities pushed back Sunday a deadline for local and international non-government organizations to register under a restrictive law or risk being shut down, a decision that was criticized as a way to silence critics of the government, a government official said.
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The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination issued its " Concluding Observations " on Aug. 29 over United States progress to end racism.
A major oil pipeline that would cross the Missouri River twice in North Dakota as it carries crude from the Bakken oilfields to Illinois faces a fight from activists in Iowa but so far has largely flown under the radar here.
The ice bucket challenge which features celebrities and ordinary people having buckets of ice water poured over them to raise awareness for ALS, a degenerative nerve disease, has gone viral on the Internet.
A casket containing the body of Michael Brown is wheeled out Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 04:29 am
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