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The UN Human Rights Council has decided to launch an independent inquiry into purported violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Christian Aid says it is appalled at the spiralling levels of violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory and has called for an immediate ceasefire
People bereaved by US drone strikes in Yemen have aunched an organisation supporting affected communities and highlighting the civilian impact of the "targeted killing" programme.
A briefing by Amnesty International published yesterday documents atrocities commmitted by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces.
A new UN expert report warns that the US’ secretive drone programme threatens international security and lacks "appropriate transparency and accountability.”
The CEO of Human Rights Watch has urged those looking to military action against Syria to examine more carefully civilian protection and international law.
The Malian army has committed serious human rights breaches plus violations of international humanitarian law, say human rights groups.
All parties to the armed conflict in Mali must ensure civilians are protected, Amnesty International has urged as attacks by French forces continue.
Amnesty International has warned that prolonged fighting in the Libyan capital is seriously endangering civilian lives and may create a humanitarian crisis.
Amnesty International has urged all parties to make the protection of civilians in Libya their top priority as the threat of military action is realised.