Drafting a scathing report on the global response to mass atrocities in 2014, rights group the Amnesty International has termed the governments' ineffectiveness in protecting their civilians from militants as 'shameful'.
Human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi-led government, saying under the new regime India has witnessed a rise in communal violence and its Land Acquisition Ordinance has put thousands of Indians at "risk" of forcible eviction.
A British tribunal ruled on Friday that some aspects of intelligence-sharing between security agencies in Britain and the United States were unlawful until December 2014, in a ground-breaking case brought by civil liberties groups.
Amnesty International on Wednesday blasted a planned reform of Spain`s criminal code, which stiffens prison terms for troubling the public order and opens the door to life sentences, as a "serious setback".
Leading human rights group on Thursday released satellite images claiming to show massive destruction by Boko Haram of two Nigerian towns in what is feared to be the deadliest strike of the Islamists' six-year insurgency.
Hundreds of bodies too many to count remain strewn in the bush in Nigeria from an Islamic extremist attack that Amnesty International suggested on Saturday is the "deadliest massacre" in the history of Boko Haram.
In another shocking revelation that can send chills down one's spine, the victims who managed to escape the Islamic State captivity have told Amnesty International that many girls are killing themselves after losing hope that they will ever be rescued, reports stated on Tuesday.
Kolkata: Amidst a move by the central government to decriminalise attempt to suicide, international human rights body Amnesty Tuesday appealed to the government to release Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Sharmila immediately and unconditionally.
Five schoolboys were killed in a NATO airstrike in Parwan province in eastern Afghanistan, an Afghan police source told Efe news agency, but the incident could not be immediately confirmed by the international alliance.