The use of special government measures to thwart a proposed teachers’ strike in Greece is disproportionate and in violation of the country’s international human rights obligations.
By declaring the so-called “Nomad emergency” unlawful and unfounded, Italy's Supreme Court has helped to end discrimination against Roma communities.
On the eve of International Roma Day on 8 April, Amnesty International says the European Union is not doing enough to end discrimination.
Nadia Eweida, a Coptic Christian, took her case to the Court after the airline stopped her from wearing a visible crucifix at work.
Tens of thousands of Amnesty International activists worldwide urge the authorities to stop forced evictions and segregation.
Discriminatory laws, policies and practices which marginalize Italy’s Roma must be urgently changed.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Russia’s next president must place human rights at the heart of their political agenda.
The organizers of the London 2012 Olympics have rejected a call to terminate Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the Games.
Dozens of families who will be made homeless as a result of an urban regeneration project say they have been subjected to initimidation and threats.
A court has found in favour of a Jehovah's Witness in Armenia who received a prison sentence for refusing to do military service.
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.
World leaders urged to take urgent steps to uphold the rights of millions living in poverty in order to meet targets set by the Millennium Development Goals.
Around 280 Roma were returned to Romania and Bulgaria this week, as part of a plan to return around 800 people by the end of August.
At least 70 families living in an informal settlement in Belgrade, many of whom fled there after being forcibly evicted from other sites, could be left homeless again if the demolition goes ahead.
Amnesty International calls on President Nicolas Sarkozy to work to combat discrimination against Roma and Travellers, ahead of a meeting to discuss "problems" relating to their "behaviour".
Police and security forces urged not to use excessive force while restoring public order after three days of violent unrest.
Prime Minister Robert Fico has announced a proposal to take the children from the settlements where they live and place them in boarding schools.