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  • iaIGO Strongly Condemns Suicide Bombing in Cameroon and Nigeria which Killed Dozens 30 Jul 2015

    iaIGO Strongly Condemns Suicide Bombing in Cameroon and Nigeria which Killed Dozens

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) condemns in its strongest terms the suicide bomb explosion that killed 20 and 14 civilians in Cameroon and Nigeria respectively. Recent reports from Cameroon and Nigeria revealed that two female suicide bombers – a young girl of age 12 and a “mentally retarded” female – exploded themselves causing many casualties. The 12 year old female suicide bomber blew herself up in a popular bar in the northern city of Maroua, Cameroon which killed at least 20 civilians and injured more than...read more

  • South Sudan at the Brink of Humanitarian Disaster due to ongoing Violence 28 Jul 2015

    South Sudan at the Brink of Humanitarian Disaster due to ongoing Violence

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) is expresses deep concern on the welfare, security and safety of millions of children and families in war-torn South Sudan as violent clashes between rival parties seems unabated. Being the youngest nation on the planet earth, South Sudan celebrated its fourth anniversary earlier this month. But the ongoing political instability and violence caused by fighting between rival political groups have plunged the country into grave humanitarian crisis thereby painting a blurred future for millions of civilians. Children and families bear the...read more

  • Iran: Surge in Executions Very Disturbing 26 Jul 2015

    Iran: Surge in Executions Very Disturbing

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) welcomes Amnesty International’s report on Iran and is deeply concerned on the rise in executions in that country. A new report by Amnesty International revealed that credible records suggest there have been an unparalleled rise in the number of executions carried out since the beginning of this year. It said Iran has carried out almost 700 executions since January 1st 2015 whereas officials say only246 executions have been carried out so far. This spike in death sentences causes a great concern...read more

  • iaIGO Condemns the Kidnapping of Three Spanish Journalists in Aleppo, Syria 25 Jul 2015

    iaIGO Condemns the Kidnapping of Three Spanish Journalists in Aleppo, Syria

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rigghts (iaIGO) is deeply concerned about the whereabouts and safety of three Spanish journalists abducted in Syria. Three Spanish freelance journalists – Jose Manuel Lopez, Antonio Pampliega and Angel Sastre – have reportedly been missing for the past 10 days. They are feared to have been kidnapped in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo which has been devastated by fighting between rebels and forces loyal to the ruling Syrian regime. It is still unclear which group has detained them, but parts of Aleppo,...read more

  • Turkey: iaIGO Denounces Suicide Attack in Suruc which Killed 32 Civilians 25 Jul 2015

    Turkey: iaIGO Denounces Suicide Attack in Suruc which Killed 32 Civilians

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) strongly condemns the suicide bomb attack a group of activists in the town of Suruc, Turkey which killed at least 32 people mostly university aged students. A bomb blast recently tore through a group of university-aged students from an activist group in Suruc, Turkey a border town with Syria. The group had gathered to plan a trip to assist in rebuilding the nearby Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani. The suicide attacked killed 32 civilians mostly young students and injuring over 100...read more

  • Yemen: Over 57 Civilians Killed in Houthi Bombardment 22 Jul 2015

    Yemen: Over 57 Civilians Killed in Houthi Bombardment

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) denounces the death of 57 civilians including 12 children and six women in a rebel bombardment in the Yemen city of Aden. A recent bombardment in Yemen’s second largest city Aden resulted in great casualties. The bombardment which occurred in theDar Saad neighborhood of the city was carried out by Houthi rebels and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. The deadly incident claimed the lives of about 57 innocent civilians and injured more than 215 others. Approximately 12 children...read more

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