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Montag, 24. März 2003, 01:04:12

Amnesty International's 10-point appeal to all parties involved in possible military action in Iraq

Amnesty International is calling on all parties that may be involved in military action in Iraq to publicly commit themselves to 10 specific demands aimed at maximizing the protection of civilians and others who would be affected by war.

1. Don't attack civilians
2. Don't use weapons that kill and maim indiscriminately
3. Treat civilian detainees fairly and humanely
4. Treat combatants according to the Geneva Conventions
5. Prioritize the safety and needs of the Iraqi people
6. Refugees and the internally displaced must be protected and helped
7. Perpetrators of crimes under international law must be brought to justice
8. All parties should allow independent investigation of their conduct
9. Human rights monitors should be deployed throughout Iraq as soon is practicable
10. All parties must support the UN's humanitarian and human rights work

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