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UN finds Mediterranean ‘deadliest’ sea route for migrants

Amnesty International spokespeople available for interview  New figures on migration just released by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees point to a “record high” of almost 350,000 sea crossings by migrants and asylum-seekers worldwide this year. The Mediterranean was the “deadliest route of...
Death Penalty

Asia: Stop executions and unfair trials

A hardline group of Asian countries are defying the global trend against the death penalty and putting to death thousands of people after unfair trials every year, the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) said today in a new report.  When Justice Fails: Thousands executed in Asia after unfair...
Peru

Missionary defending Amazon tribes in Peru must not be deported

Amnesty International has called on the Peruvian government to revoke its decision to expel a British catholic activist who has spent the past ten years defending the rights of the country’s Indigenous people. Paul McAuley, who helps local communities protest against the effect of oil, gas...