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Governments can no longer shirk human rights responsibility
A new UN protocol raises economic and cultural rights to the same prominence as civil and political rights.
Last updated: 06 May 2013 14:27 GMT
Global progress seen in ending death penalty
Iraq executed more people in 2012 but Amnesty pleased with world's "overall progress" towards ending capital punishment.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2013 02:09 GMT
Ignoring global inequality
International law should be enforcing governments to create frameworks that foster citizens to realise their rights.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 12:01 GMT
Passing judgement on ten years of the ICC
The criminal court is a great achievement in international justice, but it must do better in its next decade.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 16:23 GMT
Syrian forces push towards Lebanese border
Military and security forces widen crackdown in towns near Lebanese border, as activists say five killed in raids.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 19:36 GMT
Mourners 'shot dead' at Syria funeral
Rights group say five civilians killed as security forces open fire at funeral and raid homes.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 18:04 GMT
Brazil tackles 'entrenched inequalities'
Despite some improvements, Amnesty International says police regularly oppress poor communities.
Last updated: 15 May 2011 15:14 GMT
Amnesty says Arab uprising 'on knife edge'
The struggle for freedom has entered a decisive phase as brutal Arab regimes try to regain control, rights group says.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 01:19 GMT
Global pressure on Assad to end violence
UN secretary-general condemns violence against Syrian pro-democracy protesters as US and UK consider imposing sanctions.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 07:41 GMT
With the G20 focusing on the economic crisis, can the Millenium goals still be achieved?
Last updated: 27 Jun 2010 06:33 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Hijacking Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign
It will take more than natural resources for Africa to rise
Climate change: Europe's unfinished business
Jose Maria Figueres
Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing
Cuba's war on Ebola
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