Lebanon

Lebanon: Independent investigation into checkpoint killings needed - 21 May 2012

Headline Title:  Independent investigation urged after Lebanon checkpoint killings A prominent Lebanese cleric opposed to the Syrian government and another man travelling with him have been shot dead at a checkpoint in northern Lebanon, prompting Amnesty International to urge the Independent investigations are needed into the killings of two men - including a prominent cleric - at a checkpoint in northern Lebanon. Media Node:  Lebanon cleric burial Story Location:  United Kingdom 35° 40' 58.3716" N, 36° 25' 50.3904" E See map: Google Maps “It’s vital the probe into these killings is carried out by an independent body. It must be thorough, prompt and impartial as required under international human rights standards and anyone found responsible for abuses must be brought to justice without resort to the death penalty” Source:  Ann Harrison, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa Date:  Mon, 21/05/2012 URL:  Year of rebellion: The state of human rights in the Middle East and North Africa Description:  Report, 9 January 2012
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El gobierno de coalición del primer ministro Saad Hariri cayó en enero.


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Contexte

Le gouvernement de coalition du Premier ministre Saad Hariri est tombé en janvier.


Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord. Protestation et répression devraient se poursuivre en 2012

La répression et la violence d’État risquent de continuer à sévir au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord en 2012 si les gouvernements de cette région du monde et la communauté internationale ne prennent pas conscience de l’ampleur des changements que demande la population, écrit Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport sur les bouleversements de 2011 rendu public lundi 9 janvier. La répression et la violence d’État risquent de continuer à sévir au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord en 2012 si les gouvernements de cette région du monde et la communauté internationale ne pren

Middle East and North Africa: Protest and repression set to continue in 2012

Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012 unless governments in the region and international powers wake up to the scale of the changes being demanded of them, Amnesty International warned today in a new report into the dramatic events of the last year. Repression and state violence is likely to continue to plague the Middle East and North Africa in 2012 unless governments in the region and international powers wake up to the scale of the changes
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