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Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed 'by ultra-Orthodox Jew'
Israeli police have arrested a man after six people were wounded in a stabbing at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem, the BBC reported.
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland condemns death sentence of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi
I condemn the decision by a Tripoli court to sentence Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and eight other defendants to death, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland said.
Gaza 'Black Friday': Cutting edge investigation points to Israeli war crimes in Rafah
New evidence showing that Israeli forces carried out war crimes in retaliation for the capture of an Israeli soldier has been released today in a joint report by Amnesty International and Forensic Architecture.
The evidence, which includes detailed analysis of vast quantities of multimedia materials, suggests that the systematic and apparently deliberate nature of the air and ground attack on Rafah which killed at least 135 civilians, may also amount to crimes against humanity.
Some '2,000' migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel terminal
Lille (France) (AFP) — Attempts by migrants desperate to reach England through the Channel Tunnel reached a new peak overnight, as about 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in the French port town of Calais.
Hungary opposition condemns PM Orbán’s link between migrants and terrorism
Hungary’s prime minister has said there is a clear link between illegal migrants entering Europe and the threat of terrorism.
UN Committee against Torture opens its fifty-fifth session
On 27 July 2015 the UN Committee against Torture opened its fifty-fifth session. In an opening statement, Carla Edelenbos, a representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, said that the appalling situation of migrants had been highlighted by the High Commissioner at the interactive dialogue on the human rights of migrants at the twenty-ninth session of the Human Rights Council in June 2015.
France: New surveillance law a major blow to human rights
Extensive powers allowing French authorities to monitor people online and offline will come into force in a matter of days after the country’s highest constitutional authority endorsed all but three sections of a new surveillance law, Amnesty International said.
Saudi Arabia detained suspected of connection with ISIS
According to Star (Turkey), Saudi Arabia held a large-scale operation against extremists. The operation was conducted after an ISIS terrorist attack occurred in Iraq on Eid al-Fitr , a sacred day for the Muslims. Over 120 died, including women and children, about 150 were injured as a result of the attack.
Campaign group accuses Liberia palm oil firm of exploiting Ebola crisis
DAKAR, July 23 (Reuters) — Anti-corruption campaign group Global Witness on Thursday accused palm oil company Golden Veroleum of taking advantage of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to double the size of its plantation.
Yemen: first UN food aid arrives in Aden as intense fighting takes ‘serious toll’ on civilians
21 July 2015 — In "a major breakthrough," the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced that its first ship since conflict erupted in Yemen in March berthed today in the port of Aden after repeated attempts to reach huge numbers of increasingly desperate people and as intense fighting continues to take a serious toll on civilians.