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  • Syria: iaIGO Denounces the Execution of 10 Children by Government Forces 25 Feb 2015

    Syria: iaIGO Denounces the Execution of 10 Children by Government Forces

    The International Gulf Organization (iaIGO) for Human Rights strongly condemns the offensive attack by Syrian forces on villagers in Rityan, northeast of Aleppo that resulted to the death of 48 civilians including 10 children. The Syrian military forces loyal to the ruling regime recently launched an offensive attack on civilians with the aim of cutting rebel supply lines to the Turkish border. During the attack, they executed five families of five alleged rebels including their wives, 10 children and killed scores of others. According to Syrian Observatory for Human...read more

  • iaIGO Condemns Killing of Egyptian Coptics by ISIS 23 Feb 2015

    iaIGO Condemns Killing of Egyptian Coptics by ISIS

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) condemns in the strongest possible terms the murder of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by the militant group Islamic State (IS) in Libya. A gruesome video released by the IS shows a group of men wearing orange overalls being forced to the ground and then decapitated. iaIGO denounces this heinous act of terrorism. This highlights the danger of the IS and demonstrates their sheer lack of disregard for human rights. Terrorism is one of the biggest threats to human rights and it...read more

  • iaIGO Lauds the Demobilization of Child Soldiers in South Sudan 22 Feb 2015

    iaIGO Lauds the Demobilization of Child Soldiers in South Sudan

    The International Gulf Organization (iaIGO) for Human Rights lauds the UN-backed demobilization of child soldiers in South Sudan. The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is working tremendously hard to ensure the release of children by armed groups in South Sudan. So far, with the collaboration of the South Sudan National Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration Commission; UNICEF has successfully secured the release of some 549 children. According to reports, the child soldiers willingly surrendered their weapons and uniforms, and hence embrace a “new life” – reunion with their families and...read more

  • iaIGO Welcomes the Release oF Two Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt 21 Feb 2015

    iaIGO Welcomes the Release oF Two Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt

    The International Gulf Organization (iaIGO) for Human Rights welcomes the release of the remaining two Al Jazeera journalists from Egyptian prison pending retrial. According to latest reports, a court in Cairo, Egypt’s capital, ordered the release of Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed after they’ve spent over 400 days in jail. The duo still face retrial on charges of supporting the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood. Their release was widely acclaimed by global human rights groups and the international humanitarian community. Their next court hearing is Feb. 23 and they...read more

  • iaIGO is Appalled by the Israel Offensive attack on Palestinians in Gaza 16 Feb 2015

    iaIGO is Appalled by the Israel Offensive attack on Palestinians in Gaza

    The International Gulf Organization (iaIGO) for Human Rights welcomes the report by Associated Press (AP) that details the airstrikes carried out by Israel air forces in Gaza which resulted in grave human rights abuses and amounting to war crimes. In a recent report compiled by AP, Israel is believed to have carried out about 247 air raids that hit residential areas in the Gaza Strip during a 50 day offensive attack against Palestinian militant group of Hamas last summer. These airstrikes resulted in the death of some 844 Palestinians...read more

  • iaIGO Condemns North Carolina Shooting 16 Feb 2015

    iaIGO Condemns North Carolina Shooting

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (iaIGO) strongly condemns the killing of three Muslim youngsters in North Carolina, United States of America. The victims have been identified as 23-year-old dental student Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19. Investigators suspect that the row was about a parking space but the father of two of the victims said that his daughters’ neighbor and alleged killer had threatened them before and was driven by hate. Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha, a psychiatrist, claimed that...read more

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