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.
Attacks on Somali journalists are rising, according to Amnesty International. Media workers are being hounded by parties on all sides of the conflict, making it one of Africa's most dangerous places for reporters.
Amnesty International has awarded its human rights prize to the luventa10, crew members of a sea rescue ship that saved refugees stranded at sea. The activists currently face human trafficking charges in Italy.
More than 100 have died in protests against fuel price hikes across Iran, according to Amnesty International. The government shut down internet access abroad. The currency is losing value and people are feeling the pain. The situation in Iran is volatile.