"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
The charges against 10 human rights activists imprisoned in Turkey will leave you incredulous, writes Amnesty International's Stefan Simanowitz
Human rights group Amnesty International is urging European nations to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to what it describes as their "deeply unsafe" home country.
Myanmar's de facto leader is facing growing pressure over the exodus of Rohingya Muslims
Amnesty International's report says hundreds have been killed in the battle to retake the city from ISIL.
Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into the torture of prisoners in Cameroon.
Turkey releases four of ten detained Amnesty International activists but holds on to the other six while it investigates terror related charges
Amnesty International call on the EU to condemn Turkey's arrest of their local director in Istanbul.
The group has been detained pending trial for membership of a terrorist organisation
Displaced Iraqis mull returning home to Mosul
Turkish police have detained 10 people including the local director of Amnesty International, in a raid the NGO called a "grotesque abuse of power". No reason was given for the arrests.
This year is on its way to becoming the most deadly for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.
Papua New Guinea
Campaigners have hailed the payout to detainees at Manus Island as a victory for human rights
Amnesty International says the chairman of its branch in Turkey has been detained by authorities.
The human rights group says Taner Killic was
by James Lynch, Deputy Programme Director at Amnesty International
After a tumultuous few years of corruption allegations, internal upheaval and
According to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Chechen authorities have set up a series of camps or prisons where gay men have been killed or tortured before being made to leave the…
Amnesty International has documented 2016 as a year of hate, violence and oppression, a year of palpable contempt for the suffering of fellow humans.
Euronews journalist Mark Davis spoke to David Griffiths from Amnesty International:“In its Annual Report on the state of Human Rights worldwide, Amnesty International has singled out for criticism a l
The rise in poisonous political rhetoric is threatening to roll back human rights and creating a more dangerous world, Amnesty International has warned.
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for investigations into the extrajudicial police killings of President Duterte's war on drugs
The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.