Amnesty International has repeatedly raised the alarm that many lives will be lost in the Mediterranean Sea unless European Union (EU) member states step up to ensure a fully-fledged, joint search and rescue operation.
Lawless militias and armed groups on all sides of the conflict in western Libya are carrying out rampant human rights abuses, including war crimes, according to a new briefing from Amnesty International.
A decision by a court in Bahrain to deport 10 people who have been stripped of their Bahraini nationality must be quashed, said Amnesty International.
El Salvador came under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations last night to amend its repressive and out-dated abortion laws. The effects of these laws amount to institutionalised violence, torture and other forms of ill-treatment against women and girls, said Amnesty International.
Bahrain’s authorities must immediately release Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights activist who has been detained over tweets he posted that were deemed insulting to the Ministries of Interior and Defence said Amnesty International, ahead of a verdict in his case on Wednesday.
A new report by Amnesty International outlines human rights abuses and other policing failures witnessed in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the shooting dead of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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Dozens of families will be left homeless if French authorities go ahead with the forced eviction of a Roma camp in a Paris suburb this week, Amnesty International warned today.
An Amnesty International investigation into allegations of execution-style and other deliberate killings by pro-Russian separatists and pro-Kyiv forces has found evidence of isolated incidents attributable to both sides, but not on the scale reported by Russian media and authorities.
Testimonies gathered by Amnesty International indicate that Egyptian security forces used excessive force to crack down on student demonstrations at Alexandria University this week, injuring at least 35 students and leaving three other students in a critical condition.