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Figures published by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal that courts wasted an estimated £230 million of taxpayers’ money last year by needlessly locking up people on remand.
The targeting of thousands of Christians and other religious minorities can never be justified in the name of any religious creed or conviction, said Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.
The Yemeni government has paid compensation to civilian victims of a 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding convoy and which US Government sources have claimed killed only ‘militants.’
The execution-style killing of a US reporterby the Islamic State armed group constitutes a war crime, Amnesty International said today.
The UK Government is being threatened with legal action unless it stops sending arms to Israel and conducts a review of its current arms export licences.
The Saudi Arabian authorities must halt all executions, Amnesty International says after four members of the same family were executed on 17 August.
The family of a British citizen kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia in June has called on the British government to secure his release as soon as possible.