How safe is Turkey for human rights defenders?

Whe holidaymaker should also apply to others: that Turkey is a safe country. In the current corona pandemic, Turkey wants to show that it is a “safe country” for tourists from Germany and is therefore working to lift the travel warning, says Markus Beeko, Secretary General of Amnesty International in Germany. But Turkey should also […]

Drunk or not explicitly refused? 1 in 5 young men …

If a victim does not explicitly defend herself against sex or does not say it clearly, it can be a mitigating circumstance for a rape. One in five young men between the ages of 16 and 35 thinks that, according to a survey by Amnesty International Netherlands. Yes, sometimes there is a gray zone, Flemish […]

Drunk or not explicitly refused? 1 in 5 young men see …

If a victim does not explicitly defend herself against sex or does not say it clearly, it can be a mitigating circumstance for a rape. One in five young men between the ages of 16 and 35 thinks that, according to a survey by Amnesty International Netherlands. Yes, sometimes there is a gray zone, Flemish […]

Another bidder for the Schicka. To hosting him he said he wanted Newcastle

With the information came to british newspaper the Daily Mail, which reported that Newcastle would have Schicka in the ideal case took on annual hosting options. Weird, right? AS Rome, to which the Czech striker belongs, perhaps half of the spring acts in Leipzig on the amount for a transfer and now a football player […]

Israel in Corona times: Hope and Prayer in the Holy Land

“It is sad to see the holy places so deserted,” says Wajeeh Nuseibeh. “Just as you cannot imagine heaven without people, you want to see people praying and lighting candles.” For 45 years, Nuseibeh has been sitting at the gate to Jerusalem’s oldest church and watching the pilgrims enter. Now they are gone. The gateway […]

Targeted attacks on hospitals and schools in Syria

Bombarded hospital in Idlib According to Amnesty’s research, two of the 18 attacks on schools and hospitals included two with internationally outlawed barrel bombs by Syrian troops. (Photo: dpa) Damascus Syrian and allied Russian troops have targeted hospitals and schools in Syria, according to a report by the human rights organization Amnesty International. Between May […]

Ten-Year Low Global Executions – Politics –

04/21/2020 02:01 (Act. Apr 21, 2020 2:01 AM) In the previous year, the number of documented executions worldwide fell to the lowest level in ten years. This emerges from the annual statistics for 2019 published by Amnesty International on Tuesday. According to the human rights organization, the death penalty was carried out on 657 people […]

Human rights, trade and politics in Russia

Russia’s summer fairy tale Russia celebrates the World Cup with exuberance, but behind the scenes it is bubbling. Photo: Alexander Zemlinichenko / AP (Photo: dpa) Human rights activists protested violently against the host. As before every major tournament, innkeepers and retailers hoped for good business with beer and fan articles. What happened to it? A […]

In the Greek refugee camps, the fear of corona is at stake

Specialists warn: A time bomb is ticking in the camps. Because now the corona epidemic is evoking new dangers. In two refugee camps north of Athens, 28 residents have already tested positive. The camps are now under quarantine. There are still no known cases of infection in the island camps, but the fear of the […]