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Amnesty International accused authorities in gas-rich Qatar on Wednesday of failing to protect domestic workers, citing cases of abuse, sexual violence and "forced labour".
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Migrant domestic workers are victims of a discriminatory system that denies them basic protections and leaves them open to exploitation and abuse including forced labour and human trafficking The Qatari authorities are failing to protect migrant domestic workers who face severe exploitation, including forced labour and physical and sexual violence, ... (more)
Amnesty International has expressed serious concern about Israel's illegal use of lethal and excessive force against Palestinians and others.
On Dec. 10, 2011, at Java Express, Moose Jaw's Marion Tolley looks over some Amnesty International letters local members of the organization wrote.
Somali refugees and asylum-seekers living in Kenya are being trapped in a catch-22 situation by the government's counter-terrorism crackdown, Amnesty International said as thousands of Somalis continued to be rounded up by security forces in Nairobi.
Creatively capturing human rights issues on film has led to two Croydon teenagers being shortlisted for a national photography contest.
Convicted murderer Adan Sheikh Abdi is tied to a post before being executed by firing squad in August, 2013 in Somalia.
Saudi Arabia must immediately release prominent human rights activist and lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair, who was arrested following his fifth hearing at the Specialized Criminal Court on Tuesday and taken to al-Ha'ir prison without an explanation, said Amnesty International.
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- On 2 April, Pierre Esprance, a prominent Haitian human rights defender, received a letter containing a bullet and death threats related to his work.
The watchdog group said Tuesday that Pierre Esperance received a threatening letter at his organization's office earlier this month, along with a bullet.
Model Kate Moss poses for photographs at the Mango Store Oxford Street on January 24, 2012 in London, England.
SC also extended its interim order putting on hold the execution of death sentence of convicts Mukesh and Pawan who approached the apex court against the Delhi High Court's order.
Cuban prisoner of conscience Ivan Fernandez Depestre on April 9 started a hunger strike after he was beaten by prison officials and thrown in a punishment cell, according to Cuban activist Jorge Luis Perez Garcia "Antunez."
He said: "Tasers should not be used in custody cells as the subject is already under effective control and in custody.