Migrant workers in Qatar labour camps at grave risk amid COVID-19 crisis
As the world struggles to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, migrant workers trapped in camps such as those in Qatar are at particular risk of exposure to the virus.
SYRIA: Seven years of catastrophic failure by the international community
To mark the seventh anniversary of the Syria conflict, Amnesty International
To mark the seventh anniversary of the Syria conflict, Amnesty International is calling for the international community to assume its responsibilities and urgently act to end the suffering of millions of Syrians and bring an end to the bloody assault on besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin.
India Must Ask Israel To End Mass Human Rights Violations Against Palestinians
Prime Minister Modi must tell his Israeli counterparts that the illegal settlements are a violation of international humanitarian law and cause of mass violations of human rights.
USA: Baby left stranded a world away from her family amid Trump’s chaotic Muslim ban
It was an excruciating choice that no family should ever have to make.
Syria: UN must act to end onslaught aimed at purging civilians from eastern Aleppo
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) must step in to fill the void left by the Security Council members’ catastrophic failure to end relentless attacks targeting the civilian population in eastern Aleppo city
Qatar: Abuse of World Cup workers exposed
Migrant workers building Khalifa International Stadium in Doha for the 2022 World Cup have suffered systematic abuses, in some cases forced labour, Amnesty International reveals in a new report published today.
Iraq: ‘Islamic State’ atrocities fuelled by decades of reckless arms trading
Decades of poorly regulated arms flows into Iraq as well lax controls on the ground have provided the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) with a large and lethal arsenal that is being used to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity on a massive scale in Iraq and Syria
Five years of human rights failure shames FIFA and Qatar
Labour exploitation remains rampant in Qatar as the authorities fail to deliver significant reforms, Amnesty International said today before the fifth anniversary of Qatar winning the right to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
UAE denies entry to Amnesty International expert
27 May 2015, 15:38 UTC The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) refusal to allow an Amnesty International expert to enter the country last night to speak at a conference is the latest in a shocking series of incidents highlighting the government’s desire to silence dissenting views and tighten its stranglehold on freedom of expression
Mounting risk of World Cup built on abuse as Qatar fails to deliver reforms
More than a year after Qatar’s government promised limited reforms to improve migrant labour rights, hopes of true progress are fading fast
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