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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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