Amnesty: Iraq war associated with backlash against human rights

[JURIST] Amnesty International [advocacy website] has released a statement describing what it calls a worldwide backlash against certain human rights since the start of the war in Iraq. This backlash includes:

  • attacks on the rights to freedom of expression and assembly;
  • excessive use of force by police against anti-war demonstrators;
  • restriction of asylum rights.
Read the complete AI statement.


 

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