“The tragedy is not only inside, but also outside Syria,” says a London-based Syrian human rights activist.
Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its flagship annual report.
For people who flee across the European Union’s borders to seek respite from conflict or persecution, life is not always everything they might have hoped it would be.
Human rights activists talks about the dangerous journey millions of people make every year from Central America to the USA through Mexico.
Abubaker Ali Osman, a Somali engineer until recently living in Libya spoke to Amnesty International about living in a refugee camp in Tunisia.
The world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place for those on the move or uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution.
Just days before the Ukrainian capital Kyiv was due to host its first-ever Pride march, a city court has banned the event in what Amnesty International called a shameful about-face.
Amnesty International’s Donatella Rovera talks about the situation of millions of Syrians who were forced to seek shelter in other parts of the country and abroad.
Zimbabwe's new constitution presents a golden opportunity for the country to break away from a culture of impunity for human rights violations, Amnesty International says.
A mobile alert app designed by Amnesty International to help protect human rights activists in danger is in the running for the prestigious Global Impact Award.
With 10 killings in their family in a little over a decade, the Barrios' story in Venezuela is hard to believe.
Nigerian authorities must not use the state of emergency imposed in the north of the country as an excuse to commit human rights violations, Amnesty International urges.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court has overturned the recent conviction and sentencing of former military ruler Efrain Rios Montt for genocide and crimes against humanity.
Six people were executed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, taking the total number of state killings in the country this year so far to at least 47.
A prominent Syrian human rights lawyer who went missing this weekend after an apparent abduction is at grave risk of abuse, Amnesty International has said.
The Moldovan authorities must ensure a Pride march in the capital Chisinau is followed up by other steps to combat homophobic discrimination, Amnesty International said.
The Jamaican authorities must swiftly appoint a commission of inquiry with an adequate mandate, resources and powers to carry out a thorough investigation into the security forces’ conduct during the 2010 state of emergency.
On 17 May, to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), Amnesty International supporters worldwide will take action to highlight the human rights situation of LGBTI people around the world.
There are credible fears that the charges against a well-known opposition activist in Alexandria may be spurious and in retaliation for his activism, Amnesty International said as his appeal hearing is due to resume.