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Saudi Arabia-led coalition airstrikes and attacks by pro- and anti-Huthi armed groups in Yemen have killed scores of civilians, says a new report from Amnesty International.
A group of human rights organisations have urged President Obama to hold independent investigations into all drone strikes in which civilians have been killed.
In the first three months of 2015, civilian casualties from ground engagements rose by eight per cent compared to the same period last year, according to newly released UN figures.
At least six children under the age of ten were among 25 people reported killed in Saudi Arabian-led airstrikes in the Yemeni capital Sana’a on 26 March 2015, says Amnesty.
The UN Security Council has voiced alarm at the eruption of hostilities in South Sudan which has left many civilians dead and injured, adding to the country's humanitarian crisis
Arms companies providing key components for US drones carrying out secret strikes in violation of international law bought access to last week's NATO summit, says Reprieve.
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.’
An attack on an elementary school in Gaza, where more than 3,000 displaced civilians had sought refuge, is a possible war crime and should be independently investigated, says Amnesty International.
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