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Ken Roth keeps on digging?

Ken Roth has now conceded that the video he said was of carnage caused by Syrian regime barrel bombing in Aleppo, was actually of carnage caused by Israeli regime bombing in Gaza. As here: I stand corrected: this is video … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Cluster Bomb Usage in Syria, July 2014 Vs September 2014.

Rick Gladstone, writing in The New York Times, July 30th 2014: ‘Cluster bombs, internationally banned weapons that can maim and destroy indiscriminately, not only have been frequently used for the past two years by government forces in the Syrian civil … Continue reading

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Tom Malinowski, ex of Human Rights Watch, on normalising the unthinkable.

Malinowki was recently confirmed as the Obama administration’s Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. He had previously been Washington Director at Human Rights Watch, and before that ‘he served as Senior Director on the National Security Council … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch’s hypocrisy over the U.N. Human Rights Council.

Today sees the publication of a new report by a coalition of human rights NGOs, as publicised by Human Rights Watch Executive Director Ken Roth on Twitter: The release opens by saying that ‘The international community should ensure that States … Continue reading

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