Human rights

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UK's 'headlong rush into abandoning human rights' rebuked by Amnesty
Covid failings, crackdown on protest, police discrimination and resumed arms trade with Saudi Arabia all listed in annual report

Kate Hodal

07, Apr, 2021 @5:01 AM

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'Narcos are looking for me': deadly threats to Peru's indigenous leaders
Communities call for protection after string of killings linked to rush for land to grow coca, under cover of the pandemic

Dan Collyns

06, Apr, 2021 @11:49 AM

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US bars rubber gloves from Malaysian firm due to 'evidence of forced labour'
Banned firm Top Glove also supplied NHS hospitals, prompting calls for guarantees on PPE sources

Pete Pattisson

30, Mar, 2021 @1:43 PM

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‘We’re treated as children,’ Qatari women tell rights group
Gulf state’s male guardian rules deny women right to wed, travel, work or to make decisions about their children, report says

Harriet Grant

29, Mar, 2021 @4:00 AM

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‘They can see us in the dark’: migrants grapple with hi-tech fortress EU
A formidable battery of drones, thermal cameras and heartbeat detectors are being deployed to exclude asylum seekers

Andrei Popoviciu

26, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'Ugliest crime': Outcry in Sudan over lack of justice for killing of teenage girl
Death of Samah el-Hadi, allegedly shot by her father, has led to outpouring of women sharing own stories of domestic violence

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

26, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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'The Yanomami could disappear' – photographer Claudia Andujar on a people under threat in Brazil
Andujar lived with the tribe and fights for them. A timely show of her images comes to London soon

Jo Griffin

25, Mar, 2021 @8:15 AM

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UN resolution hailed as 'crucial turning point' for victims of Sri Lanka civil war
UK-led action ramps up scrutiny of the regime against a backdrop of worsening human rights abuses

Karen McVeigh

24, Mar, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Chariots of steel: Barcelona's hidden army of scrap recyclers
Thousands of migrants play a key role in collecting Catalonia’s waste but must live on the margins

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

23, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'We were left in the sea': asylum seekers forced off Lesbos
One refugee’s terrifying story illustrates how ‘pushbacks’ are creating a crisis for the right to asylum at Europe’s borders

Katy Fallon

19, Mar, 2021 @5:11 PM

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‘We choose good guys and bad guys’: beneath the myth of ‘model’ Rwanda
President Paul Kagame – long feted by leaders in the west – is accused of serial human rights abuses in expansive new book

Peter Beaumont

19, Mar, 2021 @6:30 AM

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'Judith never came home': deadly fate of 'disappeared' women in Peru
Policeman accused of sex trafficking, while 12,000 women and girls vanish in ‘shadow pandemic’

Dan Collyns in Lima

18, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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