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Authorities in Rome plan to evict Roma families from the Tor de'Cenci settlement, forcing families to resettle in an isolated and racially segregated camp.
Deep-seated discrimination against Bulgaria's LGBT community means anti-gay hate crimes go unpunished.
The release of nine Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience is a smokescreen to mask an ongoing crackdown on free expression in the country.
Russian authorities must end human rights violations by law enforcement officers in the North Caucasus, a new Amnesty International report says.
A new Amnesty International report documents how Cyprus locks away hundreds of irregular migrants each year, breaching international obligations.
Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda has been sworn in as the International Criminal Court's new Chief Prosecutor in The Hague.
Amnesty International pays tribute to one of its founding members, Lord Archer of Sandwell, who has died aged 85.
In Azerbaijan, there has been a worrying rise in police harassment of young activists who participated in protests around Eurovision.
Just six countries are responsible for around three-quarters of the world's arms exports by value.
Crimes against humanity, including torture, rape and murder of civilians have gone unpunished in Kyrgyzstan.
Russian parliament adopts a bill that hikes up fines for protesters taking part in unsanctioned rallies.
Police in the Russian capital stopped an attempted Pride and detained dozens, including the event's organizers.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Eurovision organizers have remained silent on the Azerbaijani authorities' fresh wave of human rights violations ahead of the song contest in Baku.
Police in Kyiv failed to stop ultra-right hooligans from putting LGBT activists at risk and marring the city's first-ever Pride parade.
A spate of attacks on LGBTI activists points to endemic discrimination that needs to be dealt with in South Caucasus countries.
Azerbaijani prisoners of conscience have launched a hunger strike in the run-up to the Eurovision in Baku.
Ukraine should move quickly to enforce a new law which allows for an investigative body to look into crimes by officials.
Just weeks before Azerbaijan hosts the Eurovision song contest, police have violently broken up two peaceful protests in the capital.
Proposed legal changes could result in information and evidence of human rights violations by UK state representatives being kept secret.