The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.
The moves in Congress set in motion the process of dismantling the outgoing president's key health reform.
Amnesty International has criticised Slovenia over the government’s approval this week of a move enabling the country’s borders to be sealed to illegal migrants for a limited period if deemed…
Cédric Herrou faces an eight-month suspended sentence and driving restrictions for the aid he has given to African migrants.
The Colombian Congress has passed a law offering amnesty to thousands of FARC rebels laying down their arms.
Opposition MPs in Poland have vowed to continue their blockade of parliament in a bid to force a re-run of a disputed budget vote.
The polish parliament has approved a controversial bill favouring protests organised by the authorities and the church.
The UK's House of Commons this week passed a bill that obliges internet users to verify their age before viewing free online pornographic videos.
It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…
Amnesty International says Rohingya Muslims are being “squeezed by the callous actions of both the Myanmar and Bangladesh authorities.
Opposition and rights groups have said the legislation could allow men accused of sexually abusing girls to avoid punishment.
The Italian authorities have been accused of a crackdown on unofficial sites while regulations restrict the number of registered places of worship.
A French court has rejected an attempt by a group of charities to block the imminent closure of the so-called “jungle” migrant camp in Calais.
Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a law against so-called “honour killings”, three months after the murder of a social media star.
Hundreds of demonstrators from Belgium’s Polish community troop to EU institutions, to join the “Black Monday” protest against a bill in Poland that seeks a total ban on…
Thousands of people decked in black clothes have taken to the streets of Warsaw to protest against a total ban on abortion in Poland.
Unions in France have vowed to keep fighting the country’s new labour law, but admitted on Thursday that dwindling support meant months of street protests were now…
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has firmly denied that his government had something to do with the recent hacking of the World Anti doping agency’s database that resulted in the confidential medi
Extremist Islamic cleric StateAnjem Choudary has been convicted of exhorting people to support so-called Islamic State, but why was he given a platform by parts of Britain's media for years?
Three people – described as of ‘North African’ origin – are facing court after scuffles in Corsica, which left five people injured.
The US state of Texas has passed a law allowing people to carry concealed handguns onto campuses. It came into force on the 50th anniversary of a mass shooting at the University of Texas.
Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…