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Afghanistan’s new government under President Ashraf Ghani must put the focus on tackling the country’s persistent human rights issues, says Amnesty International.
A draft bill going through parliament in Chad will fuel homophobia and be a major backwards step for human rights in the country if passed into law, says Amnesty.
Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, says Amnesty International.
Amnesty International has urged the Ukrainian government to stop abuses and war crimes by volunteer battalions operating alongside regular Ukrainian forces.
Amnesty International has accused Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it revealed satellite images indicating a build-up of Russian armour and artillery in eastern Ukraine.
Amnesty International says the Israeli authorities’ plan to expropriate nearly 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank as 'outrageous' and illegal and that it must be rescinded immediately.
The execution of two men in Japan on 28 August is "dismal news" and part of a grim pattern of a return to the death penalty in Japan under Prime Minister Abe, says Amnesty International.
As hostilities in Gaza and Israel resumed after the collapse of the ceasefire earlier this week, Amnesty International has renewed its call on the UK government to suspend all arms export licences for Israel.
The Saudi Arabian authorities must halt all executions, Amnesty International says after four members of the same family were executed on 17 August.
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.