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Black Friday, Amnesty International urges Amazon to respect workers’ rights

Black Friday, Amnesty International urges Amazon to respect workers’ rights

The Amazon company should not risk the well-being and security of its workers to meet Black Friday shopping sales, Amnesty International urged on Thursday, challenging the online retail giant of clamping down on employees’ right…

Human rights
San Isidro movement persecutions shows a worsening of personal freedoms in Cuba

San Isidro movement persecutions shows a worsening of personal freedoms in Cuba

In recent weeks, several members of Cuba’s San Isidro movement have been detained. Many reports suggest that a large number of activists had their human rights, including the rights to freedom of expression and freedom…

Human rights
Amnesty International launches Write for Rights campaign 2020

Amnesty International launches Write for Rights campaign 2020

Amnesty International launches the Write for Rights campaign to help 10 individuals confronting human rights abuse. Moreover, calling on governments to set right heinous crimes against people who are facing punishment or abuse in nations…

Human rights
Global outcry over Iraq’s mass executions, authorities hung 21 under charges of terrorism

Global outcry over Iraq’s mass executions, authorities hung 21 under charges of terrorism

On Monday Iraq’s internal ministry issued a statement confirming the execution of 21 individuals and lending an explanation for the act of mass executions adding that those hung were linked to the ISIS. The statement…

Human rights
Africa’s governance, human rights plunge in 10 years: Survey

Africa’s governance, human rights plunge in 10 years: Survey

The governance performance of Africa deteriorated in the year 2019 for the first time in almost 10 years, according to a survey published by the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) on Monday. The report…

Human rights
Amnesty International Invests In Free Online Human Rights Educational App

Amnesty International Invests In Free Online Human Rights Educational App

In order to sensitize and educate people about human rights, Amnesty International has now launched an application. Called the Amnesty Academy, it is a free human rights mobile learning application that aims to educate the…

Human rights
Horrific abuse of Human Rights – Nigerian worker burned alive in Libya

Horrific abuse of Human Rights – Nigerian worker burned alive in Libya

Human rights of foreign workers are facing an existential crisis in Libya. In a new incident in series of attacks against workers in Libya, the north African country, three men stormed into a Tripoli factory…

Human rights
Amnesty report exposes Iran’s brutal crackdown on 2019 protestors; detainees flogged, water boarded and sexually abused

Amnesty report exposes Iran’s brutal crackdown on 2019 protestors; detainees flogged, water boarded and sexually abused

Amnesty international’s recent report exposed how the Iranian regime conducted misuse of power in its crack down on protesters in 2019. In the anti-government protests, which broke out November last year, the security forces arbitrarily…

Human rights
Amnesty report reveals horrors faced by Yezidi child survivors under IS captivity

Amnesty report reveals horrors faced by Yezidi child survivors under IS captivity

On Thursday, Amnesty International published its report, Legacy of Terror: The Plight of Yezidi Child Survivors of ISIS, through which to urged the Iraqi government to step in to provide a safer environment to Yezidi…

Human rights
Italy continues criminalising NGOs rescuing migrants

Italy continues criminalising NGOs rescuing migrants

In its blatant violation of human rights, Italy continues to criminalise the organisations working towards helping and rescuing migrants. Over the years the issue has only grown deeper in the country and across the continent.…

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