Mismanagement of natural resources and poor policymaking and implementation has led to the water shortages — and confrontations — of today.
Among potential targets found on a list of 50,000 phone numbers leaked to Amnesty and nonprofit Forbidden Stories include Presidents Emmanuel Macron of France, Imran Khan of Pakistan, Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and Barham Salih of Iraq.
Amnesty says total number of Tigrayans arrested by Ethiopian authorities is likely to be in the hundreds, with the whereabouts of many unknown.
Israeli forces used excessive force to disperse Palestinian protests against forced expulsion in occupied East Jerusalem as well as against Gaza war, while illegal Jewish supremacists were allowed to organise riots freely, says Amnesty International.
Iran's hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, a vote that both propelled the supreme leader's protege into Tehran's highest civilian position and saw the lowest turnout in the Iran's history.
Saudi authorities said last year that they would stop sentencing to death people who committed crimes while minors, who would instead serve up to 10 years in juvenile detention, and would apply this retroactively.
Amnesty International has asked Iraq to reveal location of 643 Sunni Muslim boys and men who disappeared during an operation by Shia paramilitaries of Hashd al Shaabi in 2016 to retake Fallujah from Daesh.
We look at the human and financial cost of the war according to the data from UN bodies, international NGOs and Syrian civil society groups.
The UN is calling on Israel to allow its staff and aid into Gaza as more than 50,000 internally displaced Palestinians seek shelter at UN facilities and with host families after Israeli bombardment leaves more than 200 civilians dead.
At least 30 people in Gaza, some of them children, have been killed as Israel continues strikes on the enclave. Another 700 Palestinians have been wounded in occupied East Jerusalem and West Bank by Israeli forces.
Amnesty International said it made a mistake and apologised"for the negative impacts this has had on Alexey Navalny personally" and the activists in Russia and around the world who tirelessly campaigned for his freedom.
Report says severall nations are using pandemic to further silence criticism, citing violence by security services in Brazil and Nigeria against protest movements in the past year.
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