Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty and AI) is a non-governmental organisation focused on human rights. It was founded in London in 1961.
Amnesty draws attention to human rights abuses and campaigns for compliance with international laws and standards. The organization was awarded the 1977 Nobel Peace Prize for its "campaign against torture". DW's coverage of Amnesty International is collated below.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a strong defense of his country's border protection regime. Rights group Amnesty International had earlier claimed his government's actions amounted to 'torture'.
Hungary's government has been criticized for its tough anti-migrant laws, enacted after a record influx of people to Europe last year. The country has also built a vast fence on its southern border with Serbia to try and keep migrants out. Amnesty International researcher Todor Gardos speaks to Inside Europe about his recent visit to the border.