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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Reappearing the disappeared of Operation Condor
Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Enrico De Angelis
Indonesia and the Philippines: A tale of two democracies
Richard Javad Heydarian
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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