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.
Nigerian Senate approves a proposal to raise monthly minimum wage to €73+++Death toll is rising in Mozambique and Zimbabwe after a cyclone triggered deadly flooding+++Amnesty International accuses US of killing civilians in Somalia+++Former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic gets life sentence for war crimes