No LGBTI Pride march has ever taken place in Ukraine. Last year, the march planned in Kiev had to be cancelled in the face of threats from far-right groups and inadequate police protection. Support Ukraine's first Pride march and call for an end to discrimination against LGBTI people.
Syria is the most dangerous country in the world for journalists. Without their efforts and bravery much less would be known about the conflict and suffering in Syria over the past two years. On World Press Freedom Day call on all parties to ensure the safety of journalists in Syria.
Italy’s Supreme Court today declared the so-called “Nomad emergency” unlawful and unfounded, a move Amnesty International has hailed as a key victory in the struggle to end discrimination against Roma communities around the country.
The US state of Maryland has joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty, Amnesty International said today after Governor Martin O’Malley signed the abolition of capital punishment into law.