An immediate investigation is needed into mounting evidence that the Israel Defence Forces launched apparently deliberate attacks against hospitals and health professionals in Gaza, which have left six medics dead, said Amnesty International as it released disturbing testimonies from doctors, nurses, and ambulance personnel working in the area.
Amnesty International is calling for all sides to immediately stop the indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas in Tripoli and Benghazi where clashes in recent weeks have evolved into two separate armed conflicts.Such indiscriminate attacks that result in death or injury to civilians amount to war crimes.
Amnesty International is calling on the US Government to immediately halt the transfer of arms and fuel to Israel for use by the Israeli military. The organisation has repeatedly called for a comprehensive arms embargo on all parties to the conflict, amidst mounting evidence that war crimes are being committed by both sides in the past four weeks in Gaza and Israel.
Amnesty International is appealing to the US government to immediately halt the transfer of a US fuel shipment currently on its way to Israel for use by the Israeli military. The organization has repeatedly called for a comprehensive arms embargo on all parties to the conflict, amidst mounting evidence that war crimes are being committed by both sides in the past four weeks in Gaza.
Reports that Edward Snowden has been living in Russia with precarious “temporary leave to remain” rather than under any formal asylum protection is further evidence he must be allowed to travel to and seek asylum in the country of his choice, said Amnesty International today.
Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: International Criminal Court key to breaking cycle of injustice for war crimes
The UN Security Council, the Palestinian Authority and Israel must do everything within their power to enable the International Criminal Court (ICC) to bring to justice those responsible for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in the current and past Israeli-Palestinian conflicts, said Amnesty International.
The striking-down of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act is a step towards stopping state-sponsored discrimination in its tracks, said Amnesty International.
As the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention came into force today (1 August), Amnesty International called on Ireland to swiftly sign and ratify it.
The US government must immediately end its ongoing deliveries of large quantities of arms to Israel, which are providing the tools to commit further serious violations of international law in Gaza, said Amnesty International, as it called for a total arms embargo on all parties to the conflict.
Today Amnesty International Ireland welcomed the recalling Seanad Éireann, Ireland’s Upper House of Parliament, to discuss the unfolding tragedy in Gaza and Israel.