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Amnesty International to discuss concerns about Qatar migrant workers with FIFA

FIFA officials will meet a delegation from Amnesty International on Monday to discuss the human rights organisation’s concerns over migrant workers ahead of the...

Myanmar military using systematic deadly force, warns Amnesty International

Amnesty International has accused Myanmar’s military government of increasingly using battlefield weapons against peaceful protesters and conducting systematic, deliberate killings. Myanmar has been rocked by...

Amnesty ‘horrified’ at force used against Polish protesters

Amnesty International said it was “horrified” at Polish authorities’ “excessive” force against protesters this week – including the use of tear gas. The human rights...

Turkey must consider ‘foul play’ in probe into Briton’s death, says Amnesty

Amnesty International has called for an “exhaustive” investigation into the death of a British civil defence worker who fell from a balcony in Istanbul...

Hundreds celebrate Istanbul Pride despite march being banned for fifth year

Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities...

Conditions in northwest Syria ‘at crisis point’, aid groups say

Dozens of international aid groups have warned that humanitarian conditions in Syria's north west have reached a new "crisis point", as government troops push...

EU urged to raise growing human rights concerns in planned talks with Turkey

Activists have called for the European Union to use a meeting with the Turkish foreign minister to urge the release of human rights workers...

Amnesty International claims IS welded residents’ doors to prevent escape in Mosul

A new report by Amnesty International uncovers the horrifying scale of death, injury and suffering of civilians trapped in the battle for west Mosul. The...

Turkey charges Amnesty International chief with membership of ‘terror’ group

Amnesty International's chairman in Turkey has been arrested on charges of membership of a terror group, the country's official news agency said. Anadolu news agency...

Amnesty calls new law in Egypt a death sentence for human rights groups

A new law ratified by Egypt's president that imposes harsh restrictions on non-governmental organisations could be a "death sentence" for human rights groups in...

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