"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Russian gay law "discriminatory"
Otto Warmbier, 22, was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday (June 13) evening.
“I use touching, hugging and massages to open up my clients’ sexual energy"
The United States warned on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the UN Human Rights Council.
Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the United
Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets on Sunday (May 28) to demand better human rights in China ahead of the 28th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in…
Posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, men kiss and hold a banner reading "Put a stop to homophobia in Chechnya."
The terrorist attack in Manchester has prompted the French government to extend the country's state of emergency.
Lawyers for two Turkish teachers who have been on hunger strike for two months in an anti-government protest said on Monday that they had been detained by…
The president of the Philippines has warned he will deal harshly with militants after martial law was declared on the southern Mindanao island.
Hundreds of waving rainbow flags and groups of people dancing through the streets to Madonna can mean just one thing: Gay Pride has come to town.
Iranians are choosing between the current President Hassan Rohani, with his open door policy, and hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi.
Tens of thousands protested in Buenos Aires against a Supreme Court ruling that could have led to the early release from jail of those convicted of human rights abuses during the military…
Under pressure from the street, Congress stopped a ruling from applying to dictatorship-era human rights offenders.
by James Lynch, Deputy Programme Director at Amnesty International
After a tumultuous few years of corruption allegations, internal upheaval and
Israel claims Barghouti has broken his hunger strike
Thousands of opposition activists have taken part in an authorised rally in Moscow to mark the five year anniversary since the Bolotnaya Square protest.
With an estimated ten million people worldwide thought to be stateless, Europe is being urged to end arbitrary detentions and protect those with nowhere to call…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves Saudi Arabia after a delicate balancing act of talks on economic relations and human rights.
They call him the “dictator hunter”.
Efforts to end discrimination that affects half of the European population have fallen through in a European Union dedicated to economic harmonisation.