People working for Amazon have faced great health and safety risks since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but their ability to speak out and bargain collectively is under pressure from the online retail giant, Amnesty International said today.
Responding to a Saudi Arabian judge’s decision to transfer human rights defender Loujain al-Hathloul's case to Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) following a trial session today, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Afri
Having analyzed the images of the 21 November protests, which demonstrate that the National Civil Police (PNC) used excessive force against demonstrators and bystanders, Amnesty International is calling upon the Guatemalan authorities to thoroughly investigate the human rights violations perpetra
Any compromise on women’s rights in a peace deal between the Afghan government and the Taliban would betray two decades of hard-won progress for Afghan women, said Amnesty International, ahead of a new campaign highlighting the incredible work of women human rights defenders in Afghanistan.
New innovative and interactive online tool launched today will help raise awareness about rape as a violation of human rights and challenge pervasive stereotypes in society, said Amnesty International on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Aga
Responding to reports that human rights defender Loujain al-Hathloul will stand trial in Saudi Arabia tomorrow, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Lynn Maalouf, said:
The cruel and inhuman treatment meted out in prison against Gasser Abdel-Razek, Executive Director of Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), is outrageous and shows the Egyptian authorities’ determination to escalate this crackdown against human rights defenders, said Amnesty Inter
In response to the police intervention early in the morning of November 21, 2020 to disperse the occupation of a downtown intersection in Ottawa and arrest activists and allies with the Ottawa Black Diaspora Coalition, Anishinabe Land Protectors, and the Justice for Abdi Abdirahman Coalition, Amn
The conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is on the brink of a deadly escalation after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave fighters loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an assault on Tigray’s capital Mekelle.