Amnesty says Hong Kong police using excessive force | AFP

Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of using excessive force against pro-democracy protesters, in some cases amounting to torture, criticising a “disturbing pattern of reckless and unlawful tactics”.

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Greta Thunberg receives Amnesty human rights award | AFP

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the ‘Fridays for Future’ youth movement are awarded Amnesty International’s “Ambassadors of Conscience” award.

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Madrid activists demand ‘safe port now’ for migrants in Mediterranean | AFP

Madrid’s central Retiro park lake is taken over by 32 boats packed with Amnesty International activists demanding a “safe port now” for the migrant rescue boats Open Arms and Ocean Viking.

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Amnesty urges Lebanon to help end domestic worker abuse

London-based rights group Amnesty International launches a campaign urging Lebanon to end what it described as an “inherently abusive” migration sponsorship system governing the lives of tens of thousands of foreigners working in private homes. The group calls on the Lebanese authorities to end the kafala system and extend labour protections to migrant domestic workers.

‘Martyrdom culture’: Amnesty’s working conditions examined after 2 staff commit suicide

A leading global human rights group is being accused by its own staff of bullying, discrimination & the abuse of power. Amnesty International is one of the world’s oldest humanitarian groups, but a review of its workplace practices has revealed a toxic culture. The wellbeing review was launched after two Amnesty employees committed suicide within six weeks of each other, last year.

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Young girl’s tragic story makes her symbol of Yemen war

Buthaina Mansur al-Rimi’s life has changed drastically since last year — orphaned in Sanaa, the little girl controversially ended up in Saudi Arabia for medical care and has just returned to Yemen’s capital. Her entire immediate family was wiped out in an air strike by a Saudi-led coalition that backs Yemen’s government, using an explosive device Amnesty International says was made in the US.

Myanmar’s Rohingya

Videographic on the Rohingyas. Myanmar authorities and citizens leapt to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday after Amnesty International stripped her of its top award over indifference to atrocities committed against the Rohingyas. VIDEOGRAPHIC

FT journalist denied entry to Hong Kong

Rights campaigners have denounced Hong Kong’s barring of a senior Financial Times journalist as another blow to press freedom in the city which has come under increasing pressure from an assertive China. Amnesty International said it was a “distressing signal” about the state of press freedom in Hong Kong and smacked of “retaliation” against the reporter.

Activists ‘rename’ street after slain journalist Khashoggi

Activists from Amnesty International put up a street sign renaming the road outside the Saudi Arabian embassy in London Khashoggi Street, to mark a month since the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate building in Turkey.

China’s internment camps aim to ‘brainwash’ Muslim minorities

Amnesty International says China’s internment camps are trying to “brainwash” Xinjiang’s Muslim minorities into obeying the Communist Party in political re-education facilities, where guards are equipped with tear gas, Tasers, stun guns and spiked clubs to keep tight control over the “students,” according to government documents.

73-year-old Amnesty International worker acquitted from charges

Nice Criminal Court acquits Martine Landry, a local Amnesty International worker, prosecuted for having helped two foreign minors cross the Franco-Italian border. Landry expresses her “relief” at the court’s decision.

Relatives of ISIS fighters face abuse in Iraqi refugee camps – report

Thousands of wives and children of former Islamic State fighters in Iraq are being sexually exploited and denied aid, according to a report from Amnesty International.

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U.S., Myanmar Called Out in Human Rights Report

The United States and Myanmar are among many countries called out for their human rights abuses during 2017. This comes as Amnesty International releases its annual human rights report. (Feb. 22)

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Colombia’s minorities still face armed conflict: Amnesty

A year after Colombia signed a peace agreement with the FARC, indigenous communities and Colombians of African descent still endure attacks from other guerrillas and paramilitary groups in an impoverished region of northern Colombia, according to an Amnesty International report.

Amnesty calls on Trump to address human rights with Duterte

Amnesty International urged US President Donald Trump to call out his host President Rodrigo Duterte over the Philippine government’s deadly drug war when they hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summits in Manila next week.

‘There still might be some civilians trapped in Mosul’ – UN Assistance Mission for Iraq

Over 5800 civilians may have been killed by Iraqi and US-led coalition forces in the last four months during the battle for Mosul. That’s the latest estimate from human-rights organization Amnesty International. Lise Grande, the deputy special representative of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, joins RT to discuss this issue.

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