Philippines: Duterte cannot halt ICC investigation into murderous “war on drugs”

  Responding to news that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is still refusing to allow the government to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) if it opts to launch a…

Belarus: Sweeping closure of dozens of NGOs as the crackdown on civil society continues

Responding to the news that the Belarusian authorities have dissolved at least 46 human rights and other civil society organizations, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central…

France: Class action lawsuit against ethnic profiling filed over systemic racial discrimination

  France has failed to take necessary steps to prevent and remedy ethnic profiling by the police during identity checks, a form of systemic discrimination, six French and international human rights organizations…

Czech Republic: Hard won justice for women survivors of unlawful sterilization

  The Czech Senate today finally voted to compensate thousands of Roma women who were unlawfully sterilized by the Czechoslovak and subsequently Czech authorities between 1966 and 2012, following a…

Angola: Millions facing hunger, as thousands flee their homes as drought ravages the south of Angola

Millions of people in southern Angola are facing an existential threat as drought aggravated by climate change continues to ravage the region, Amnesty International said today. The organization highlighted how…

Chile: Amnesty International demands investigations into Carabineros’ former and current Director Generals for human rights violations

Amnesty International published a new video today calling on the Chilean National Prosecutor’s Office to investigate the high command of the Carabineros, specifically the former Director General and the current…

Hungary: The government must provide a meaningful response to the Pegasus scandal

Hungarian journalism non-profit Direkt36 today published a major investigation into the use of NSO Group’s notorious Pegasus spyware in Hungary, revealing that the phones of more than 300 Hungarian nationals…

Pegasus Project: Macron among world leaders selected as potential targets of NSO spyware

New evidence uncovered by the Pegasus Project has revealed that the phone numbers for 14 heads of state, including French President Emmanuel Macron, Pakistan’s Imran Khan and South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, as well as hundreds of government…

Pegasus Project: Apple iPhones compromised by NSO spyware

New evidence uncovered by Amnesty International and Forbidden Stories has revealed a massive wave of attacks by cyber surveillance company NSO Group’s customers on iPhones, potentially affecting thousands of Apple users worldwide.…

Indonesia: Three Moluccans arbitrarily arrested and detained

Pieter, Alexander and Benjamin, pro-independence political activists from Molucca, have been arbitrarily arrested and charged with treason for their role in keeping a Republic of South Maluku (RMS) flag “Benang…

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