Tag: Amnesty International

Amnesty accuses EU of complicity in Libya migrant abuse

BRUSSELS — European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that...
Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

LAGOS, Nigeria — Some knelt and placed their foreheads to the ground in prayer. Several carried small children. After being stranded in Libya on...
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DAKAR, Senegal — The African Union and member states will repatriate more than 15,000 migrants stranded in Libya by the end of the year...
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SAO PAULO — Amnesty International says 58 activists were killed in Brazil during the first eight months of the year, putting 2017 on track...
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BEIRUT — The Latest on developments in the war in Syria (all times local): ...
Amnesty: Syrian military used cluster bombs in besieged area

BEIRUT — Amnesty International said Thursday the Syrian government has used internationally banned cluster munitions in attacks on a besieged rebel-held suburb of Damascus,...
Zimbabwe court acquits activist charged with subversion

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A Zimbabwean pastor on Wednesday was acquitted of subversion after leading large anti-government protests last year, and he appealed to the...
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CAIRO — Amnesty International has condemned an Egyptian court's sentencing of 16 men to three years in prison each on 'debauchery' charges and urges...
Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees

BANGKOK — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape...
French fair shuts stand after Amnesty finds ‘torture tool’

PARIS — A military and police trade fair outside Paris shut down a contentious stand Wednesday after human rights group Amnesty International said its...

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