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International Business Times
Immigrants Face Tougher Conditions: No More Safe Place in the World
Amnesty International pointed out that those millions of people who were compelled to leave their own country to escape war and persecution, or those who migrated for job opportunities aiming to improve their lives, are being abused and discriminated.
Thu May 23, 2013
Amnesty International Blasts Japan
Japan is facing increasing international condemnation for attempts to whitewash the country's World War II atrocities.
'Impunity has further entrenched in Nepal'
The organization, in its annual report, said, "Impunity has further entrenched as the government promoted alleged perpetrators of human rights violations to senior public positions, withdrew criminal cases against them and attempted to establish a transitional justice mechanism with the power to recommend amnesties for crimes under international ... (more)
EUobserver: Amnesty: EU states guilty of racism, homophobia
Several EU countries abuse the rights of migrants and ethnic minorities, while others are not doing enough to combat homophobia, Amnesty International has said.
Cop violence in spotlight
The South African Police Service is the main villain in a story of corruption, abuse of power and crime told in the latest report on the country's human rights record by Amnesty International.
Amnesty International: There are no changes in Belarus
It is stated in the report that political prisoners still remain in Belarus . Some people received additional prison terms, while civil society activists face violations of their rights to freedoms of speech, assembly and associations.
ARMINFO news agency
Amnesty International negatively evaluates situation with human rights in Armenia
Amnesty International Annual Report 2013: The state of the world's human rights negatively evaluates the situation with human rights in Armenia.
Amnesty International on Cuba: Repression Increasing
Repression of independent journalists, opposition leaders and human rights activists increased.
Amnesty report blasts US for Gitmo, drone strikes, 'absence of accountability'
Amnesty International listed US indefinite detention of 166 prisoners at Guantanamo as the country's primary human rights concern in its latest annual report,. The paper also denounced drone strikes and uninvestigated deaths from secret CIA detentions.
Amnesty International report blasts Israel, Palestinians
Uprisings that swept across North Africa and the Middle East starting in 2011 still are shaping human rights developments, an Amnesty International report said.
Amnesty Paints Bleak Picture of Human Rights in Russia
MOSCOW, May 23 The Russian authorities clamped down in 2012 on peaceful protests and freedom of expression, while using state media to smear its political opponents, Amnesty International said on Thursday in its annual human rights report.
Amnesty International: Roma pupils still segregated in Levoca
Certain improvements have occurred in the integration of formerly segregated Roma pupils at the primary school on JA na Francisciho Street in LevoA a, eastern Slovakia, but this still isn't enough, Amnesty International Slovakia spokesperson Jana VargovA A kovA said on Wednesday, May 22.
The Financial Mirror
Comparatively good human rights record for Cyprus amid warnings by Amnesty International
A rather brief in comparison to other countries reference to Cyprus is included in the Amnesty International report on the state of the world's human rights for 2012.
Wed May 22, 2013
Asia News Network
DHAKA: Extrajudicial killings of 30 Bangladeshis so far this year: Amnesty International
Bangladesh security forces perpetrated at least 30 extra-judicial killings and 10 forced disappearances and carried out widespread torture in 2012, according to the human rights organisation Amnesty International.
Amnesty International USA
Amnesty International app for protecting activists up for technology award
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 .
Christian Science Monitor
North Korea's hidden labor camps exposed
What human rights organization Amnesty International calls 20 possible guard posts are seen in North Korea's Ch'oma-Bong valley, in this satellite image released by Amnesty International in London on March 7. Even with new leader Kim Jong-un at the helm, North Korea remains the most reclusive and closed country in the world: It is a police state ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Obama Administration to Sign U.N. Arms Trade Treaty 'In the Very Near Future'
As we reported last month, on April 2, the United Nations General Assembly voted 153-4 to pass the Arms Trade Treaty, with the United States voting in favor and several countries abstaining.
Mon May 20, 2013
Amnesty International USA Charges Against Malaysian Opposition Leader ...
Human Rights Group Considered Anwar a Prisoner of Conscience WASHINGTON - August 6 - Sodomy charges against Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim may be an attempt to stop him from running for election to parliament, Amnesty International said today.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ukraine gay pride marchers ready to defy violence
Gay pride marchers are hoping to demonstrate against two pieces of anti-homosexuality legislation currently before Ukraine's parliament, above.