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US: Don’t Sell Attack Helicopters to Philippines

Expand Image of a US Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopter. © 2020 US Army/Specialist Cody Rich (Washington, DC) – The US Congress should block or delay sales of almost $2 billion in attack helicop...

Belarus: Activists, Journalists Jailed as Election Looms

Expand A nearly empty Oktyabrskaya Street in Minsk, Belarus amid coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic precautions on April 05, 2020. © 2020 Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (Moscow) – Belarusian...

Hong Kong: Beijing Threatens Draconian Security Law

Expand Delegates applaud as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, May 22, 2020.  © 2020...

US Official Threatens International Criminal Court – Again

Expand Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2018. © 2018 Reuters   United State...

Ailing Cameroon Separatist Leader Deserves Proper Medical Care

Expand The High Security Prison in Yaoundé, Cameroon, where separatist leader Blaise Sevidzem Berinyuy, also known as Shufai, is being held, February 2019. © Private Separatist leader Blaise Sevidze...

China: El proyecto de legislación de seguridad nacional es un ataque frontal a los derechos humanos en Hong Kong

Myanmar: El gobierno no protege a la población rohinyá a pesar de existir una orden judicial mundial

Haiti: Soccer Chief Accused of Sexual Assault

Expand Women hold up signs demanding justice during the hearing of the president of the Fédération Haïtienne De Football (FHF), Yves Jean-Bart, regarding allegations that he abused female athletes ...

Yemen: Displaced at Heightened Covid-19 Risk

Expand A displaced family in their tent in al-Sowida camp for internally displaced people in Marib governorate, north Yemen, February 2020. The family had been displaced twice, the second time after f...

Malta: Disembark Rescued People

Expand The Europa II, a tourist ferry sets sail from Marsamxett Harbour, Valletta, Malta. The vessel, along with sister ship, Atlantis, are being used by the Maltese government to detain asylum seek...

IMF Should Prioritize Human Rights in Lebanon Loan Negotiations

Expand People wave a Lebanese national flag during a protest in Central Beirut December 11, 2006. © 2006 Reuters As poverty increases, inflation skyrockets, and unemployment soars, Lebanon is facing ...

Russia: Intrusive Tracking App Wrongly Fines Muscovites

Expand A woman in medical gloves holding an iPhone. © 2020 Human Rights Watch (Moscow) – Moscow authorities have wrongly fined hundreds, if not thousands, of people for allegedly breaching self-qua...

Hungría: La eliminación de la detención ilegal de solicitantes de asilo debe ser el principio del fin de las crueles políticas migratorias

Singapur: Condenan a muerte a un hombre a través de Zoom

Irán: Nuevos datos sobre las 304 muertes ocurridas durante las protestas de noviembre

Los Estados americanos no protegen los derechos del personal sanitario que trabaja contra la pandemia de COVID-19

Hungría retrocede a la Edad Media al retirar el derecho de las personas trans al reconocimiento de su identidad de género

Why we must help – and learn from – refugees this Ramadan

A version of this op-ed was first published by Al Jazeera on 18 May.

Hong Kong: El ineficaz y sesgado informe sobre las protestas contra la Policía no supone un avance hacia la justicia

América: Las autoridades deben proteger a la población de la COVID-19 en lugar de recurrir a medidas represivas

Arabia Saudí: Un aniversario vergonzoso recuerda que varias defensoras de derechos humanos llevan dos años en prisión

El director de Amnistía Internacional España se desplaza a la Embajada saudí en Madrid para llevar 50.000 firmas que piden la libertad de las activistas

Conflict and pandemic drive more people to risk deadly sea route from Libya

A Sudanese teenager survived brushes with death in a quest for asylum, but rising insecurity and COVID-19 restrictions drove him to risk all on the open seas.

UN agencies warn conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic present a significant threat to life in Libya

Joint statement by OCHA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP, WHO, IOM.

Tributes flow after death of Tanzanian minister Augustine Mahiga, a former top UNHCR official

High Commissioner leads tributes to 'wonderful friend' who supported refugees in many demanding roles.

Refugees across Arab world feel economic pain of coronavirus

As COVID-19 restrictions ravage livelihoods in the global economy, refugees and displaced people in Middle East and North Africa are among the hardest hit.

UNHCR says all parties must protect civilians as more fighting sweeps across Sahel

'I want to go home, but I fear every day,' says displaced farmer from Mali-Niger border.

Cate Blanchett's 'Films of Hope' to watch on coronavirus lockdown

The actor, director and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador recommends six movies for homebound film-lovers during COVID-19 crisis.

Across West Africa dual challenge of conflict and coronavirus threatens millions of people

COVID-19-related border closures, fragile health services exacerbate challenge in region grappling with one of the world's largest humanitarian crises.

Support for internally displaced people needs to be 'urgently stepped up'

UNHCR's Sumbul Rizvi reflects on why the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement remain so important, especially amid new dangers posed by coronavirus.

UNHCR expresses alarm over insecurity in Burkina Faso

Attacks by armed groups force Malian refugees to leave camp and return home while coronavirus adds new element of insecurity to Sahel crisis

Your right to stand for forests is under attack — again

If it seems like we’ve been talking about lawsuits a lot lately, it’s because we have.Corporate bullies, helped by Donald Trump’s go-to law firm, have filed two massive lawsuits against Greenpea...

Sponsoring climate change

It is that time again. Four years roll by and once more the greatest winter athletes in the world will come together to wow us on death-defying luge runs, courageous ski jumps or surprisingly mesmeri...

A tribute to Jon Castle

James (Jon) Castle - 7 December 1950 to 12 January 2018Over four decades Captain Jon Castle navigated Greenpeace ships by the twin stars of ‘right and wrong’, defending the environment and promot...

We don't just need electric cars, we need fewer cars

Ever since the first production car rolled off the assembly line more than 100 years ago, our love affair with automobiles has grown and grown. In countries like the UK, France, Italy and Germany ther...

Diving to the Antarctic sea floor is a scientist’s dream come true

Most people would be surprised about how many species of cold-water corals and amazing sponges you’d find on the bottom of the Antarctic Ocean. Even as the scientist who has identified three quarter...

The Rise of the Penguins

Never have so many penguins been seen waddling in so many places.They were ice skating in Stockholm, tap dancing in London, trekking up the highest mountain in Turkey and marching on mass in central T...

Listening for Justice in Davos

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing” - Arundhati RoyI can hear her too. I have spent my working life trying to help others hear her. I ...

Which is the Antarctic's top penguin?

Not every penguin is up to the challenge of living in the Antarctic, but those that do are a special sort of awesome. Remember, they don’t have the luxury of being able to fly away again if the weat...

We can’t just recycle our way out of the plastic pollution crisis

Plastics are in the air. Not only literally. Everyone's talking about plastic pollution and the need to take action.You don’t need to be conducting a scientific research to see that plastic waste is...

How do we make corporations more accountable?

Greenpeace is famous for campaigning against corporations.We made “Choke” out of Coca-Cola's logo to draw attention to the massive plastic pollution impact they have around the world. Polar bea...