Amnesty International

Afghanistan Woman
24 Jun, 2015

In 1923 Afghan law gave women equal rights, but the Soviet invasion – and the Taliban – brought violence and oppression

A general view of GCHQ Scarborough
12 Jun, 2015

Downing Street faces tough fight after backing away from calls to strip ministers of surveillance powers

24 Jul, 2015

Human rights group warns of an unprecedented spike in the number of people put to death in Iran

07 May, 2015

Fighting will stop for five days to allow charities to distribute aid if Houthi rebels agree to the deal

The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
25 Feb, 2015

UN Security Council members should lose veto power on humanitarian issues, group says

24 Nov, 2014

'Courageous' Ghoncheh Ghavami is recovering in Tehran after being released on bail because of 'health problems'

Iraq refugee who fled Islamic State jihadists
02 Sep, 2014

Rural areas of Iraq turned into 'blood-soaked killing fields' as militants target ethnic minorities in north

Shackles hang at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
04 Aug, 2014

White House said those responsible were 'real patriots', as human rights groups call for 'legal consequences'

Sex workers protest at Stormont
29 Jul, 2015

Celebrities turn on Amnesty International after draft policy backs full legalisation of sex industry

27 Mar, 2014

Iran and Iraq drove a worldwide increase, while Texas was responsible for 40 per cent of American executions

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