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The Missouri Grand Jury's absolution of a police officer for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown spotlights concerns on institutionalised discrimination in the US, says UN rights chief.
Hong Kong’s police failed in their duty to protect peaceful pro-democracy protesters from attacks by counter demonstrators yesterday, says Amnesty International.
There has been widespread anger since an inquiry revealed that at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited in Rotherham from 1997-2013. Yet many adults in Britain are still in denial about the extent and seriousness of child sexual abuse.
Amnesty International has called for an investigation into allegations that police shot dead an unarmed teenager in Missouri and the heavy-handed tactics used to disperse the subsequent protests.
Amnesty International has called on the Ukrainian authorities to respond to any protester violence in a targeted and proportionate manner.
“Superglue protesters avoid jail” declared a headline on ITN this week. As one of the protesters in question, I’m pleased to report that we didn’t only avoid jail. We were acquitted.
Vulnerable children who run away from home or care in England are more likely to ‘fall through the gaps’ because of new police definitions, says the Children’s Society.
A new report from the legal and human rights charity Reprieve shows that 75 per cent of prisoners in Dubai central jail allege they have been tortured by police.
Palestinian police in the West Bank have been accused by Amnesty International of mounting violent attacks on peaceful protesters.