"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
"Nationalism, the oldest and worst European disease. How can it possibly creep back into our present tense?"
"While drug lord Cabello gets rich & dictator @NicolasMaduro consolidates power the elderly suffer in #Venezuela"
Republican US Senator for Florida
"For now, as frustrating as it might be, smugglers are winning. Winning bigger, in fact, and to the migrants’ expenses."
University of Cambridge
"‘We must not turn away from #Rohingya refugees’"
Actress, director and campaigner
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There are many people around the world who are born and die without leaving any official trace of their existence. They are ghosts in their own country; unaccounted for, unidentifiable and hidden.
Effort was made to gather evidence of Communist beliefs and sexual impropriety to discredit Civil Rights leader.
EU Commissioner dennounce 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingyas
The Greek government has decided to shut some refugee camps to move people to houses in Athens and other better facilities
The lawyer for Catalonia’s sacked leader has solid experience defending political pariahs.
He’s represented Basque and Kurd separatists, and helped
A court in Turkey releases eight activists – among them foreign nationals – while they are tried on terror charges.
"Taking and running away" custom mostly older men taking underage brides by force in central Asian nation, despite being outlawed.
Eleven human rights activists including the local heads of Amnesty Internationl face 15 years on terrorism charges.
"Giving lectures out of context and belittling political systems that did not share our values, what happened? Anomie, certain deaths and radical violence."
The Canadian province of Quebec has passed a new law banning face veils.
The province’s parliament voted 65 to 51 in favour of the controversial
The EU must take forward a clear, joint commitment to act in response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding before our eyes in Myanmar, writes Katharine Derderian
Places that have not enacted laws prohibiting child marriage must do so urgently, and those that have must eradicate all loopholes, writes Simona Sikimic
The charges against 10 human rights activists imprisoned in Turkey will leave you incredulous, writes Amnesty International's Stefan Simanowitz
Human Rights Watch says it has documented several cases of torture and enforced disappearances during the past year in Turkey.
Michelle Suarez became Uruguay’s first transgender senator on Tuesday, October 10.
Redefining transgender rights is a divisive topic in Greece.
Transgender identity is debated in the Greek parliament.
A ceasefire declared by Muslim Rohingya insurgents is about to come to an end
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.
An Iranian woman living in Norway for the last eight years and who was whipped 80 times in Iran this week after deportation in March is taking the Norwegian Immigration Ministry to court.