Tag Archives: civilians

“They killed my son”

Dr Manoharan recalls the day when his son was gunned down by Sri Lanka’s security forces The last time I heard from my son, Ragihar, was a mobile phone text message. It just said: “DAD”. That was 2 January 2006. … Continue reading

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Aleppo’s river of death

By Donatella Rovera Aleppo’s Kweik river, keeps washing up the bodies of men and boys who have been shot in the head at close range. Some have their hands tied behind their backs, some have marks suggesting torture. All eventually … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka: Depicting things that should never have to be shown

Livewire posts do not necessarily represent the views or policy of Amnesty International By Olof Blomqvist “No Fire Zone” is the third and final film in a series collectively known as Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields which has highlighted alleged war … Continue reading

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Investigating rocket attacks in Israel

By Ann Harrison, Deputy Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Programme It was dawn when we arrived in Israel to begin our investigation into rocket attacks from Gaza which by the end of the latest flare in … Continue reading

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