• Jul 15 2014
  • 2:44am
War crimes by all sides as sectarian violence against civilians continues in Iraq
ISIS, armed groups and militias, and Iraqi Government forces have committed war crimes and gross abuses of human rights in the conflict spreading across Iraq. Northern Iraq: Civili...
  • Jul 9 2014
  • 4:32pm
  • Jul 8 2014
  • 5:30pm
Nowhere to turn as violence rages in Iraq
Killings and abductions by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) are mounting since the group seized Mosul, Iraq’s second-biggest city, and other parts of north-west I...
  • Jul 7 2014
  • 2:33pm
ISIS - time bandits
There’s something gloriously demented about reports (apocryphal?) that ISIS have been issuing “passports” for their self-pronounced caliphate in the Middle East. ...
  • Mar 27 2014
  • 1:14pm
The dark side of the planet: where the death penalty is king
Death penalty protest in Pakistan, 2013 Video I’m not sure, but I think that in some people’s minds the idea that there ought to be laws that mean you can sentenced to death for certain crimes is not in any way con...
  • Mar 27 2014
  • 1:00am
Death sentences and executions around the world in 2013
Executions around the world rose sharply in 2013, as a handful of countries executed significantly more prisoners. An increase in executions by a small minority of countries that ...
  • Feb 17 2014
  • 2:17pm
Ramze Shihab Ahmed in Iraq prison after unfair trial
71-year-old Ramze Shihab Ahmed is serving a 15 year prison sentence in Iraq after an unfair trial. He was convicted of funding terrorist groups after a hearing that lasted just 15 ...
  • Jan 24 2014
  • 6:50pm
Urgent action: Iraq
We attach an urgent action concerning the death sentence for two men in Iraq #deathpenalty #Iraq.  The judicial process is very unfair and the use of torture and coercion to s...
  • Jan 3 2014
  • 4:09pm
Lacking food, water and work: Life in the Iraqi Kurdistan refugee camps
Sitting on a thin mattress inside a ramshackle structure on a muddy hilltop, elderly Abu Fares told me how he came to live in poverty in Iraq’s relatively prosperous northern...
  • Aug 22 2013
  • 12:40pm
Manning should never have been in the US military’s cross-hairs
Video [Note: this was posted shortly before today's announcement that Bradley Manning now wishes to live as a woman, be known as Chelsea Manning and undergo hormone treatment, and ha...