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05 Oct 2018 description
Since March 2017, Amnesty International has spoken to more than 100 women and girls who are living in camps and flats in and around Athens and on the Greek islands. Their stories make up a new report.
19 Sep 2018 description
The staggering brutality of a recent military offensive in South Sudan was fuelled by the authorities' failure to prosecute or remove suspected war criminals.
07 Sep 2018 description
About 5,000 people have been swept up in the raids since July, piled on to buses and abandoned in remote areas close to the Algerian border or in the south of the country, says AMDH.
24 Aug 2018 description
Amnesty International has documented how the military offensive amounted to ethnic cleansing. It included burning of Rohingya villages, the use of landmines and the commission of crimes against humanity against the Rohingya.
24 Aug 2018 description
Being able to go to school in South Sudan is a right most children do not enjoy: more than 70% of school-age children – the highest proportion in the world – are not able to access education.
12 Jun 2018 description
In a new report, Amnesty documents how the general population is paying the highest price as violence escalates in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon.
23 May 2018 description
Based on photographs and dozens of interviews, Amnesty revealed how Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army fighters sowed fear among Hindus and other ethnic communities.
17 May 2018 description
The human impact of this fresh military offensive on Yemen’s western coastal areas is clear in the distressing stories shared by civilians displaced by the conflict, claims Amnesty International.
12 May 2018 description
Casi 30 organizaciones de sociedad civil de las Américas solicitaron ante la CIDH una mayor coordinación y acompañamiento técnico a los Estados de la región para afrontar la crisis de la migración forzada venezolana.
09 Apr 2018 description
Los asesinatos de defensores de DD.HH. se incrementaron tras la firma de Paz dado a los vacíos de poder dejados tras la salida de la FARC y a la inacción del Estado en territorios golpeados por el conflicto.
06 Apr 2018 description
Amnesty International called on the government of Bangladesh to uphold its commitment that Rohingya refugees are only returned in conditions that are safe, voluntary and dignified.
13 Mar 2018 description
New roads and structures are being built over burned Rohingya villages and land, making it even less likely for refugees to return to their homes.
12 Mar 2018 description
Las organizaciones locales de derechos humanos afirman que Venezuela padece un déficit de suministro de medicamentos del 80% o 90% y la mitad de los hospitales no están en funcionamiento.
08 Feb 2018 description
Amnesty has published new evidence of ongoing violations by Myanmar security forces that have forced hundreds more people to flee in recent weeks.
24 Nov 2017 description
In light of serious reports of human rights violations, including crimes against humanity, committed by Myanmar security forces ... agencies believe a special session is imperative.
22 Nov 2017 description
The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups said.
22 Nov 2017 description
The Rohingya people are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination, said Amnesty International in a new analysis into the root causes of the current crisis.
07 Nov 2017 description
Critical services must be restored to the more than 600 refugees and vulnerable men inside the Lombrum detention centre before a major tragedy occurs, Amnesty International said.