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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.
23 Oct 2017 description
19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations called upon the Greek government to put an end to the ongoing “containment policy” confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands.
05 Oct 2017 description
A new report details harrowing cases of Afghans who have been returned from Europe only to be killed, injured in bomb attacks, or left to fear being persecuted for their sexual orientation or conversion to Christianity.
28 Sep 2017 description
Two East African countries have stopped automatically granting refugee status to Burundian asylum seekers. Tanzania stopped in January, and Uganda in June this year.
22 Sep 2017 description
By June 2017, more than 500 schools had been closed in regions where armed groups are operating. Some, especially in the central region, were forced to close after members of armed groups threatened staff.
05 Sep 2017 description
“Rakhine state is on the precipice of a humanitarian disaster ... By blocking access for humanitarian organizations, Myanmar’s authorities have put tens of thousands of people at risk," said Amnesty.