„We cannot yield to the people who want to turn back time,“ says Markus Beeko, general secretary of Amnesty International in Germany. Despite manifold challenges, he says he has not given up on securing human rights for all.
Amnesty International has highlighted the growing role of women in the global fight for human rights in a new report. But it slammed "tough guy" leaders for the policies that make such activism necessary.
Over 200,000 people have taken to the streets of Berlin to face down the rise of far-right populism in Germany and Europe. The protesters were demanding more solidarity with marginalized groups.
A string of alleged or openly racist attacks on minorities in Italy has fueled a debate about whether the country has a growing problem with racism and xenophobia. Ylenia Gostoli reports from Rome.
From Syria to Yemen and the US, the UN human rights body has delivered a scathing annual report on violations and threats to rights around the globe. Syria and Myanmar have some of the worst conditions.
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