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Hungary rejects the overwhelming majority of asylum requests from war-fleeing Syrians, new figures show, putting them out-of-touch with their EU counterparts.
Amnesty International says the conditions amount to "human rights abuses"
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.
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
They are the forgotten youngsters – the estimated 168 million, globally, trapped in child labour.
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Amnesty International has described the situation of 15 activists detained in Angola as “worrying.” The group is on hunger strike. Among them is
Human rights organisation Amnesty International has issued a report accusing the Nigerian army of the massacre of 350 people in the north of the
Qatar has come under fire again over the treatment of World Cup workers, alleging systematic abuses including forced labour. Amnesty International’s
Amnesty International says the United Nations has systematically failed to uphold human rights and international law – and the Syrian conflict is one
Defence officials in Moscow are dismissing an Amnesty International report on Russian strikes in Syria – saying it’s based on unfounded allegations
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 has published a scathing analysis of the weapons in the hands of the radical Islamic State movement (ISIL). According to the
A Syrian Kurdish militia has driven out thousands of non-Kurdish civilians from areas they have captured from ISIL militants. That’s the accusation
Europe’s unprecedented migrant crisis has stirred controversy and polarised opinion. The key dispute is over whether the majority of arrivals are
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
Hungary’s new asylum crackdown will put thousands of desperate refugees at risk in neighbouring countries, it’s been claimed. Amnesty International
There is “strong evidence” of war crimes commissioned and committed by the Israeli military during the conflict in Gaza last year. That’s a
Amnesty says Serbia and FYR Macedonia have become a "sink" for the overflow of refugees and migrants
Migrants in Libya are being tortured, gang-raped and abused even before risking the world’s deadliest sea crossing, a human rights group
Amnesty International report accuses Syrian government of deliberately targeting civilians with deadly barrel bombs in Aleppo
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.
The number of executions dropped in 2014 compared to a year before but the number of people given death sentences rose sharply, says Amnesty.
“2014 was a catastrophic year for millions caught up in violence,” according to Amnesty International in its annual report on human rights. It
It is one of the worst refugee crisis in the world with the numbers topping 50 million for the first time since World War Two caused by a year 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
Belgian mining company Groupe Forrest International has denied accusations of being involved in the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in the village of
Amnesty International has launched a tool that spots signs of governments and intelligence agencies snooping on your computer. The new software
Amnesty International says Turkey is struggling to meet even the most basic needs of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. A report by the
A report from rights group Amnesty International says dozens of Chinese companies are exporting so-called tools of torture. They go on to stress