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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Can the left fight back in Europe?
An ideological pendulum in the Arab world
Confidence men and their masquerade
Mysteries linger over Westgate Mall attack
Neoliberal rape in Spain
Is Britain only for the rich?
In Pictures: Destruction in Ukraine's Luhansk
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
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