Tag: Crime against Humanity

August 18, 2019

The Murky Nexus Between Romanian Cr...

Beyond the tragedy and the public uproar about the authorities’ mishandling of the case, these events have shone an uncomfortable spotlight on shady connections between criminal groups, local authorities, and politicians in Romania

August 17, 2019

“Authorities Must Launch a Pr...

According to Amnesty, Timothy Mtambo is the Chairperson of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), a local Non-Governmental Organisation working to defend human rights

August 15, 2019

Wife of Disappeared Human Rights La...

Two years after the disappearance of a prominent human rights lawyer from his home in the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi, his wife says she still has no idea where he is

August 11, 2019

“Water Cannons Pose Real Dang...

Amnesty highlighted that Hong Kong police have repeatedly used tear gas, rubber bullets and sponge grenades in an excessive and unlawful way during recent protests and called for restraint as police prepare to deploy water cannons

August 3, 2019

Freedom of Expression in Uganda Tak...

Stella Nyanzi, formerly a research fellow at Makerere University’s Institute for Social Research, posted a birthday poem on Facebook for President Yoweri Museveni on 16 September 2018

August 2, 2019

‘I Still Have Nightmares̵...

From brutal beatings to suffocation with plastic bags, police in Kyrgyzstan have been accused of using torture tactics on hundreds of people

Equatorial Guinea: 40 Years of Repr...

Equatorial Guineans who turn 40 this year were born, and grew up, in a country where human rights have been constantly and systematically violated. For too long, people have lived in a climate of fear because of impunity over human rights violations and abuses including the jailing of human rights defenders, activists and political opponents on trumped up charges,” said Marta Colomer, Amnesty International’s West Africa Senior Campaigner

July 31, 2019

Charges Against Hong Kong Protester...

According to Amnesty International, many people in Hong Kong will today be questioning why charges have been swiftly brought against pro-democracy protesters yet no one involved in the vicious beatings at Yuen Long station more than a week ago has so far been charged

July 30, 2019

Uyghur Detainee in BBC Video Report...

Ebeydulla is one of many Uyghur professionals and intellectuals who have been identified as detainees in XUAR internment camps, and who defy claims by authorities that those held in the facilities are in need of “vocational training.”

July 28, 2019

Mohammad Rasoulof’s Films Were Ba...

The sentencing of award-winning filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof to one year in prison for the content of his films has highlighted the perilous political landscape independent artists must navigate in Iran

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