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Amnesty reports on how governments fail human rights defenders
Dec05

Amnesty reports on how governments fail human rights defenders

States around the world are failing to effectively protect people who defend human rights, with a resulting rise in preventable killings and enforced disappearances, says Amnesty International said in a new report that follows other verifiable  accounts of how governments are abetting in the elimination of another ‘endangered species’—journalists. Amnesty’s new report, Deadly but Preventable Attacks: Killings and Enforced...

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Amnesty sees rights in retreat worldwide
Feb24

Amnesty sees rights in retreat worldwide

The world is experiencing a global assault on fundamental rights and everyone can consider their rights to be in jeopardy, advocacy group  Amnesty International said [24 February 2016]. In its Annual Report for 2015 to 2016, the campaign group said many governments across a wide geographical spectrum have brazenly broken international law and are deliberately undermining institutions meant to protect people’s rights. Nor is the threat...

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