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.
The international community is failing millions of people forced to flee their homes by conflict, particularly in Syria, Amnesty International said today as it launched its annual review of the state of the world’s human rights (23 May).
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.
Syria is currently the deadliest country in the world for journalists. Professional media workers and “citizen journalists” have suffered the very abuses they have documented in Syria’s bitter civil war by both pro-government and anti-government forces.