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Russia and USA must use Putin-Trump summit to take responsibility for human rights

“While both Trump and Putin have drawn justified criticism for their respective human rights records, their meeting presents a chance for both to make a profound difference on several global fronts, if they can rise to the opportunity,” said Daniel Balson, Amnesty International USA’s Advocacy Director for Europe and Central Asia ahead of the meeting …

100 hate crimes allegedly committed in the first six months of 2018, reveals ‘Halt the Hate’ website

In the first six months of 2018, 100 hate crimes have allegedly been committed against people from marginalized groups, said Amnesty International India today, as it released data recorded on its interactive website, ‘Halt the Hate’. The term ‘hate crime’ is applied to criminal acts against people based on their real or perceived membership of …

Cameroon: Credible evidence that Army personnel responsible for shocking extrajudicial executions caught on video

An investigation by Amnesty International experts has gathered credible evidence that it was Cameroonian soldiers depicted in a video carrying out the horrific extrajudicial executions of two women and two young children. While an investigation has now been announced, the Ministry of Communication earlier dismissed video footage of the killings as “fake news”. Extensive analysis …

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