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Plans for a major march against racism in Belfast have been announced by Amnesty International, the Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities.
The mass sentencing of 55 people at a stadium in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is a charade which will only exacerbate tensions in the region, says Amnesty.
The expulsion of an estimated 700 migrants and asylum-seekers from camps in Calais in northern France risks aggravating the health problems authorities say prompted the evictions.
Amnesty is urging the Israeli authorities to lift the travel ban on nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu so he can attend UK events on the protection of whistleblowers.
The UK government has played host to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni less than four months after he passed a draconian anti-gay law in Uganda.
A new report from Amnesty says the EU must take urgent measures against Greece for its practice of “pushing back” refugees and migrants arriving at its borders.
Ukrainian law-enforcement and military officials must adhere to international standards on the use of force and firearms, Amnesty has warned.
Rights to free expression and peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty says ahead of the 2014 football World Cup.
Texas Governor Rick Perry must stop Wednesday’s execution of Ramiro Hernández Llanas, a Mexican national with a mental disability, Amnesty International said today.
A briefing by Amnesty International published yesterday documents atrocities commmitted by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces.