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Amnesty condemns abuse of refugee rights
Rights group says state authorities and employers are responsible for suffering of millions of refugees and migrants.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 03:00 GMT
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
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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