A call for human rights to be respected globally was made on Monday by UN Secretary General-elect Antonio Guterres, during a visit to Beijing.
Amnesty International says Rohingya Muslims are being “squeezed by the callous actions of both the Myanmar and Bangladesh authorities.
Turkey's ruling AK Party comes under fire for proposing a law critics say legitimises rape in some cases.
Amnesty International in Russia has strongly condemned what it calls a ‘draconian’ foreign agents law, ahead of the fourth anniversary of it coming into effect.
Twenty-seven years after his death, Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos has been buried at Manila’s prestigious Cemetery of Heroes.
Russia’s Supreme Court has struck down a lower court’s decision to hand Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a five year suspended sentence for corruption and sent the case back for…
Launching a new interactive website, which highlights 140 prominent activists, HRW calls on the countries to carry out reforms, rather than jail the peaceful critics.
Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.
Syrian or Russian airstrikes have killed at least 26 people, most of them schoolchildren, in a village in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province – according to rescue workers and a monitoring…
They have fled for their lives to a camp for the displaced – escaping the frontline of the fight for Mosul.
Belgium finds taking on forced marriage and domestic violence is a complex task fraught with dangers.
It’s a potentially lethal practice that has been going on for generations, mainly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and Asia.
Inspector Wendy Bird, lead officer for female genital mutilation (FGM) at West Midlands Police in England, talks to Euronews about law enforcement operations and the difficulties in bringing…
Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Executive Director of FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development), tells Euronews about the importance of building awareness and trust in UK communities, to ta
After several days of relative calm in Aleppo, Russian jets resumed heavy bombardment of rebel-held areas on Tuesday, according to a rebel official and a British-based monitoring…
Saudi Arabia has said it 'regretted' an air strike on a funeral in the Yemeni capital Sana'a that killed 142 mourners.
The Syrian army is tightening its grip on the besieged city of Aleppo.
FIFA has imposed sanctions on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of their fans during recent World Cup qualifying…
The government announced the policy change saying that the European convention on human rights (ECHR) was being misused and judgements went beyond their remit.
The offensive in Aleppo shows little sign of slowing down.
The leader, who backs vigilante death squads in his war on drugs, appeared to answer critics who call him a dictator by likening himself to the Nazi leader.
Monitors say Syria's government and its Russian backers have stepped up air attacks on rebel-held parts of the city since the end of a ceasefire last week.
The Polish parliament has begun debating proposals that would implement a total ban on abortion, despite already having some of Europe’s most restrictive laws.