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Rubio favors amnesty for migrants because he is Hispanic: Trump

Donald Trump has said that fellow Republican Marco Rubio was in favor of “amnesty” for millions of undocumented immigrants because…

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Chinese security agents use 'medieval methods of torture': Amnesty

Security agents in China continue to use “medieval” torture methods on lawyers, activists and government opponents, the…

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Brazil: 19 killed in deadly shootings in suburbs of São Paulo

At least 19 people were killed in a few hours of deadly gunfire in São…

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Qatar made little progress on improving rights of migrant workers: Amnesty

Qatar has not made much progress in improving the rights of migrant workers as the country witnesses…

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Syria conflict: Fresh efforts to revive peace talks to begin in Geneva

Renewed efforts to revive the Syrian peace talks are set to begin in Geneva. Staffan de Mistura,…

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China: Senior journalist sentenced to seven years of imprisonment for leaking state secrets

Gao Yu, a senior journalist from China, has been sentenced to seven years of imprisonment for leaking…

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Ukraine: Four soldiers 'summarily' killed by rebels, says Amnesty

Rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence that four Ukrainian soldiers in captivity were “summarily” killed by pro-Russia rebels…

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Gaza war: Rocket attacks by Hamas amounted to war crimes, says Amnesty

Rocket and mortar fire by Hamas and other Palestinian groups in Gaza during last year’s conflict constituted war crimes, according…

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New laws will turn Iranian women into 'baby-making machines': Amnesty

Amnesty International has slammed draft laws in Iran which aim to boost the country’s birth rate. The…

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Amnesty International urges UNSC Members to give up veto power in cases of genocide

Amnesty International has called upon the UN Security Council’s five permanent members to give up their veto power in cases…

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Destruction wreaked by Boko Haram shown in satellite images

Satellite imagery has revealed widespread destruction of areas in Nigeria where militant group Boko…

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Rich countries urged to resettle Syrian refugees

Aid agencies and rights groups have called upon rich nations to resettle Syrian refugees as the immediate neighbors of Syria…

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Bahraini activist sentenced to three-year term

Zainab al-Khawaja, a prominent pro-democracy campaigner in Bahrain, was sentenced to a three-year jail term for tearing King Hamad’s photograph,…

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Argentina seeks arrest of 20 former officials of Franco regime

A judge in Argentina has issued arrest and extradition warrants against 20 former officials of the General Franco era who…

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Nigerian police accused of widespread abuse

Amnesty International has accused security forces in Nigeria of routinely torturing men, women and children who are often detained as…

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Russia frees prisoners to boost economy

Russia is in need for entrepreneurs and knows it can find them in prison. The country has 1 in 10…

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Spying on NGOs: GCHQ did not follow proper procedure, says UK tribunal

GCHQ, the UK’s intelligence agency, failed to follow proper procedures while collecting information on two NGOs, according to the Investigatory…

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