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Children accused of being members of armed groups in the conflict in Mali are languishing in adult jails while human rights abuses continue.

The apparent execution-style killing by the Islamic State (IS) armed group of a US reporter who went missing in Syria constitutes a war crime.

The resumption of Israeli air strikes and rocket fire from Gaza underscores the imperative need to grant human rights groups immediate access to monitor the situation.

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A friend of Amnesty International and human rights, starring in the "Wheel of Misfortune" ad in 1993.

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War crimes on camera
Gruesome footage implicates Nigerian military in extrajudicial executions and other serious abuses.




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