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Iran: Ebrahim Raisi must be investigated for crimes against humanity

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Amnesty International     |     19 June 2021 Responding to today’s announcement declaring Ebrahim Raisi as Iran’s next president, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Agnès Callamard said: “That Ebrahim Raisi has risen to the presidency instead of being investigated for the crimes against humanity of murder, enforced disappearance and torture, is a grim reminder that impunity reigns supreme in […]

'Alarming' surge in executions, says Amnesty

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BBC Amnesty International says there was a surge in the number of executions carried out worldwide in 2011, mainly centred in the Middle East. In an annual report, the group said Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia were most responsible for the increase. But it also noted that China executed more people than the rest of […]

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