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How Hungary is out of touch over granting asylum to war-fleeing Syrians

Hungary rejects the overwhelming majority of asylum requests from war-fleeing Syrians, new figures show, putting them out-of-touch with their EU counterparts.

Hungary rejects the overwhelming majority of asylum requests from war-fleeing Syrians, new figures show, putting them out-of-touch with their EU counterparts.

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Turkey: 'credible evidence' of detainees being tortured - Amnesty

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

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Amnesty International report claims human rights abuses in Egypt include kidnapping and torture

A report from Amnesty International has turned the focus on alleged kidnapping and torture in Egypt of hundreds of students, political activists, protesters and even young teenagers during the past th

A report from Amnesty International has turned the focus on alleged kidnapping and torture in Egypt of hundreds of students, political activists, protesters and even young teenagers during the past th

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Angola activists' situation 'worrying,' says Amnesty International

Amnesty International has described the situation of 15 activists detained in Angola as “worrying.” The group is on hunger strike. Among them is

Amnesty International has described the situation of 15 activists detained in Angola as “worrying.” The group is on hunger strike. Among them is

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Amnesty accuses Nigerian army of mass murder

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has issued a report accusing the Nigerian army of the massacre of 350 people in the north of the

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has issued a report accusing the Nigerian army of the massacre of 350 people in the north of the

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Qatar under fire again over treatment of World Cup workers

Qatar has come under fire again over the treatment of World Cup workers, alleging systematic abuses including forced labour. Amnesty International’s

Qatar has come under fire again over the treatment of World Cup workers, alleging systematic abuses including forced labour. Amnesty International’s

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Amnesty International accuses Russia of Syrian war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing Russia of war crimes for its attacks in Syria. The NGO says airstrikes have cost hundreds of civilian lives and

Amnesty International is accusing Russia of war crimes for its attacks in Syria. The NGO says airstrikes have cost hundreds of civilian lives and

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Where does ISIL get its weapons?

Amnesty International has published a scathing analysis of the weapons in the hands of the radical Islamic State movement (ISIL). According to the

Amnesty International has published a scathing analysis of the weapons in the hands of the radical Islamic State movement (ISIL). According to the

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Syrian Kurds accused of 'war crimes' - Amnesty International

A Syrian Kurdish militia has driven out thousands of non-Kurdish civilians from areas they have captured from ISIL militants. That’s the accusation

A Syrian Kurdish militia has driven out thousands of non-Kurdish civilians from areas they have captured from ISIL militants. That’s the accusation

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True or false? Six controversial claims on the EU migrant crisis

Europe’s unprecedented migrant crisis has stirred controversy and polarised opinion. The key dispute is over whether the majority of arrivals are

Europe’s unprecedented migrant crisis has stirred controversy and polarised opinion. The key dispute is over whether the majority of arrivals are

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Rio police 'trigger happy' says Amnesty as Olympics loom

Amnesty International claim that Brazil’s military police have been responsible for the deaths of over 1,000 people in Rio de Janeiro between 2010

Amnesty International claim that Brazil’s military police have been responsible for the deaths of over 1,000 people in Rio de Janeiro between 2010

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Hungary's new asylum law 'will put thousands of refugees at risk'

Hungary’s new asylum crackdown will put thousands of desperate refugees at risk in neighbouring countries, it’s been claimed. Amnesty International

Hungary’s new asylum crackdown will put thousands of desperate refugees at risk in neighbouring countries, it’s been claimed. Amnesty International

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Migrants face 'torture and gang rape in lawless Libya'

Migrants in Libya are being tortured, gang-raped and abused even before risking the world’s deadliest sea crossing, a human rights group

Migrants in Libya are being tortured, gang-raped and abused even before risking the world’s deadliest sea crossing, a human rights group

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Amnesty says EU "negligent" in migrant tragedy

Amnesty International blames the crisis on the end of Italy's Mare Nostrum search and rescue operation is to blame for dramatic increase in number of migrant deaths.

Amnesty International blames the crisis on the end of Italy's Mare Nostrum search and rescue operation is to blame for dramatic increase in number of migrant deaths.

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Amnesty report blasts UN, governments for not doing protective duty

“2014 was a catastrophic year for millions caught up in violence,” according to Amnesty International in its annual report on human rights. It

“2014 was a catastrophic year for millions caught up in violence,” according to Amnesty International in its annual report on human rights. It

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Clashes in Hong Kong as protesters attempt to reclaim camp

Clashes have erupted in Hong Kong as protesters attempted to reclaim their cleared camp in the Mong Kok district. Police charge into a crowd of

Clashes have erupted in Hong Kong as protesters attempted to reclaim their cleared camp in the Mong Kok district. Police charge into a crowd of

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Belgian firm accused of lying over bulldozing of homes

Belgian mining company Groupe Forrest International has denied accusations of being involved in the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in the village of

Belgian mining company Groupe Forrest International has denied accusations of being involved in the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in the village of

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Amnesty launches tool to combat government suveillance

Amnesty International has launched a tool that spots signs of governments and intelligence agencies snooping on your computer. The new software

Amnesty International has launched a tool that spots signs of governments and intelligence agencies snooping on your computer. The new software

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Amnesty report: Turkey struggling to provide for refugees

Amnesty International says Turkey is struggling to meet even the most basic needs of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. A report by the

Amnesty International says Turkey is struggling to meet even the most basic needs of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. A report by the

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Ban tools of torture, says Amnesty

A report from rights group Amnesty International says dozens of Chinese companies are exporting so-called tools of torture. They go on to stress

A report from rights group Amnesty International says dozens of Chinese companies are exporting so-called tools of torture. They go on to stress