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Aung San Suu Kyi’s head in sand over genocide in Rakhin: Amnesty

Aung San Suu Kyi’s head in sand over genocide in Rakhin: Amnesty

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (Press Shia) – The leader of Myanmar addressed the public after keeping hush from the break-out of violence against Rohingya minority in Rakhin state of Myanmar.While the Burmese world-known figure, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, refused to touch upon what the UN high commissioner labeled as a text book example of genocide, after the new rounds of atrocities...

Amnesty Intl. calls on UN to probe Saudi coalition crimes in Yemen

Amnesty Intl. calls on UN to probe Saudi coalition crimes in Yemen

MOSCOW, Aug. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Amnesty International called on the United Nations to examine alleged crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.An international human rights group called on the United Nations on Friday to examine alleged crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen after its recent airstrike in Sanaa killed civilians. "There is an urgent need to put...

Leader pardons convicts ahead of Revolution anniv.

Leader pardons convicts ahead of Revolution anniv.

TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has agreed to extend pardon or commutes sentence of a number of prisoners for the occasion of anniversary of victory of Islamic Revolution of 1979.The clemency proposed by the Head of the Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Reza (as) suggested for 631 convicts of General...

US-led coalition airstrikes killed 300 civilians in Syria in two years

US-led coalition airstrikes killed 300 civilians in Syria in two years

MOSCOW, Oct. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – According to Amnesty International, the most recent deadly airstrikes, conducted in June and July, killed more than 100 civilians in the Syrian villages of Tukhar, Hadhadh and Ghandoura. Hundreds of civilians have been killed in Syria by the airstrikes of the US-led coalition against ISIL over the past two years, an...