It is outrageous to think that journalists like Erdem are being held in prisons just for doing their jobs. It is shocking to know that many have been convicted in show trials using fabricated evidence and trumped up charges.
In a significant move today, the European Commission launched an infringement procedure to protect judges in Poland from political control. [...] By failing to protect judges from political interference, the country’s disciplinary regime [...] threatens the functioning of the EU as a whole.
Saudi women's rights activists Loujain al-Hathloul, Iman al-Nafjan and Aziza al -Yousef were arrested in May 2018 but have yet to be presented with any charges.
Despite Denmark’s image as a land of gender equality, the reality for women is starkly different, with shockingly high levels of impunity for sexual violence, according to Amnesty International.
The European Parliament agreed a resolution condemning the detention and torture of women activists in Saudi Arabia. Now is the time for action. The world should not turn its back on wrongfully imprisoned women like Eman Al Nafjan.
Keen to block migration, European governments invented a work-around to circumvent their legal obligations: they gave the Libyan Coast Guard support to intercept people at sea and return them to Libya.
Europe’s leaders have professed their commitment to working for the common interests of Egyptians and Europeans, including speaking out in defence of human rights. But it’s far from clear how this definition of common interest is being extended to ordinary Egyptians.
Across Europe, emboldened groups advocate hate and discrimination, levering themselves into mainstream politics. Meanwhile, established political parties are absorbing their ideas and parroting their hateful rhetoric.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, it is timely to pay homage to the women who keep fighting for their unequivocal right to autonomy over their own bodies.
Thousands of homeless Roma and other EU migrants are living in desperate situations across Sweden, according to a new report published by Amnesty International.
By concentrating power in the hands of the [French] government - completely outside of the normal criminal justice system - administrative [anti-terrorist] control measures are open to abuse and discriminatory application, including toward Muslims.
Children have their rights denied every single day. On World Children’s Day, The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) aims to build a world where every child has the right to basic human needs such as freedom, food, water, shelter and education.
Campaigners say killer robots and other autonomous weapons systems should be banned before it’s too late.
"This is a political tactic to divert attention"
A new report from Amnesty International says they have enough evidence for potential war crimes from the war in Syria
The number of executions it could confirm was lower in 2017 than the previous year. The figures do not include China, where Amnesty said the number of deaths could run to thousands
Romania's justice minister wants his nation's criminals locked up in Swiss prisons to serve the rest of their sentence in their home country because "Romanian prisons are tougher".
Rights group Amnesty International demonstrated in Paris on Monday, as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was welcomed by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on his visit to France.
"Fear is a constant," says a Syrian woman living in a camp on the Greek islands, where thousands of asylum seekers remain stuck because of a deal the EU struck with Turkey two years ago, according to Amnesty International.
Amnesty International has criticised world leaders for their use of hate speech and politics of fear.
The Amnesty International World report reviews topics such as freedom of expression, counter-terrorism laws, immigration laws, women's rights, and minority rights.
Amnesty International says Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims amounts to apartheid, a crime against humanity.
Eleven human rights activists including the local heads of Amnesty Internationl face 15 years on terrorism charges.
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
The charges against 10 human rights activists imprisoned in Turkey will leave you incredulous, writes Amnesty International's Stefan Simanowitz
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.