Global inaction on human rights is making the world an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said today as it launched its flagship annual report.
Heavy monsoon rains and a tropical cyclone threaten the lives of tens of thousands of displaced persons in western Myanmar unless the authorities immediately step up efforts to protect them.
At least 75 Tibetans – including many Buddhist monks and nuns – have set themselves on fire this year.
Violent forced evictions in China are on the rise as local authorities seek to offset huge debts by seizing and then selling off land in suspect deals with property developers.
The UK-registered mining company Vedanta has attempted to “gloss over” criticisms of its poor human rights record in India's Orissa state.
Pakistan's government must reform blasphemy laws and ensure the safety of Ramsha Masih, a Christian girl held for allegedly committing blasphemy, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
The organizers of the London 2012 Olympics have rejected a call to terminate Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the Games.
24 women and six children have been detained while protesting last week's violent forced eviction of 300 families from Borei Keila in Phnom Penh.
Villagers in Wukan have been protesting what they say is the local government’s latest attempt to secretly sell off their farmland to developers.
Nepalese migrant workers are being trafficked by rogue recruitment agencies for forced labour in the Gulf States and Malaysia.
Four Cambodian women face politically motivated charges over protests linked to forced evictions at Boueng Kak Lake in Phnom Penh.
A new report provides first-hand stories of women resisting forced eviction from their homes and land
Around 90 families are at imminent risk of losing their homes as a development company continues to clear the land for construction.
Court upholds government decision to reject plans for the expansion of the Lanjigarh refinery finding that the project violated the country's environmental laws.
Video footage obtained by Amnesty International shows that up to 5,000 families are facing serious health risks during the imminent monsoon season.
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.
Journalists covering potential protests inspired by events in the Middle East and North Africa have been beaten or detained by security officers.
Government urged to protect the rights of all citizens, regardless of their religion, in the face of calls from radical groups to outlaw a religious minority community.