Israelis are justifiably opposing reforms to the country’s judicial system that would erode their human rights. But what about the human rights of Palestinians?
The climate emergency is in many ways the Vietnam of today’s young people. The 50th anniversary of the release of resisters to that conflict should give today’s decision-makers pause for thought.
Sexual violence against women and girls in Nigeria’s northeastern region persists because of the Nigerian government’s lax response to cases of sexual offences.
In many conflict areas, children are especially susceptible to the effects of war. And using them as soldiers prolongs the conflict.
During the campaign, partisans of all political stripes were responsible for the violence. But Frelimo supporters were far more aggressive and violent.
Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations. But it’s a useful reminder of what’s been achieved over 70 years.
Some prosecutions followed soon after President Cyril Ramaphosa promised accountability for the Marikana massacre.
Political ethics and sports don’t match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
A new report from Amnesty International reveals that while the number of countries that impose the death penalty is shrinking, there is still a long way to go before it is abolished altogetehr.
Italy’s first black senator, and the party he represents, won’t be advancing the fight against xenophobia.
Oxfam is not the first charity to be drawn into a high profile scandal. If it is to survive it needs draw on its core ideals.
An implementation gap means Australian courts cannot directly enforce children’s rights as protected in international law.
Refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru routinely face neglect by Australian-hired health workers and frequent unpunished assaults by local Nauruans, according to an investigation.
Empirical evidence and a recommendation from Amnesty International are making it increasingly difficult for naysayers to ignore the ways that sex workers are harmed by criminalization.
The heavy-handed tactics used by Uganda’s authorities during the 2016 elections have raised questions about a return to an oppressive past.
Residents of Rio’s favelas are facing forced evictions – but they’re not moving out without a fight.
Amnesty International believes its evidence shows that Australia organised or directed the crew of an asylum seeker boat to commit the crime of people smuggling into Indonesia.
An Amnesty International investigation has found Australian officials may have paid money to the crew of a boat intercepted in July – the second such alleged incident.
Ignoring the protests of Hollywood actresses, Amnesty International has come out for the decriminalization of prostitution.
While being supported by many sex industry groups, feminists have labelled Amnesty International’s decriminalisation of prostitution a betrayal of women’s rights.