Amnesty International News
Amnesty: Turkey among countries with worst rights practices
The international human rights group, Amnesty International, says Turkey was among countries with the worst practices for human rights in 2016
Long road ahead for justice and accountability in Syria
Ahead of a new round of Syrian peace talks, legal experts mull prospects for accountability for the war
Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.
Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights
UN says upcoming Syria talks aimed at 'political transition'
A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria says that their "main guidance" for the first intra-Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for political transition
Tanzania stops 40 health centers from offering AIDS services
Tanzania stops 40 health centers from offering AIDS services, says they promote gay sex
Mexican says she was stolen as baby in Spain under Franco
Amnesty International and Ligia Ceballos Franco have filed a complaint with Mexican prosecutors, claiming the woman was stolen as a baby in Spain during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco and handed over to a Mexican family who raised her as their own
Hungary's Orban Renews Attack on Influence of George Soros
Hungary's prime minister says groups backed by financier George Soros and his cross-border empire want to secretly influence the country's politics
Assad Says US Troops Welcome in Syria to Fight 'Terrorism'
Assad says US welcome to join battle against 'terrorists' in Syria as long as it's in cooperation with his government
Amnesty International Urges Myanmar to Halt Copper Mine Work
The human rights group Amnesty International is urging Myanmar's government to suspend operations at a copper mine jointly owned by its army and a Chinese state enterprise until its impact on human rights and the environment is properly addressed