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Thailand: Covid-19 Outbreaks in Prisons

Click to expand Image In this photo released by the Department of Corrections, COVID-19 prisoners sit inside a field hospital set up at the Medical Correctional Institution to treat COVID-19 inmates i...

Secretary-General and President Putin discuss importance of multilateralism

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Russian President Vladimir Putin have discussed the importance of renewed commitment to multilateralism during talks held on Thursday.

UN condemns killing of aid worker in South Sudan

The top UN humanitarian official in South Sudan has called  for law enforcement along roads following the first killing of an aid worker in the country this year during an ambush in Budi, East Equator...

Qatar: Aumenta el temor por la desaparición forzada de un activista de los derechos de las personas migrantes

First Person: ‘God save us from famine’

The conflict in Yemen forced Asia El-Sayeed Ali and her family from her home in Aden’s Al Tawahi district, where there was active fighting, in 2015. Today, she works at a health clinic supported by th...

Indonesia: Drop Charges, Release Peaceful Papuan Activist

Click to expand Image Supporters of West Papua shout slogans during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia on December 1, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim (Jakarta) – Indonesian authorities should drop po...

De-escalation ‘an absolute must’ in Israel-Palestine conflict: Guterres

De-escalation of the Palestine-Israel conflict is “an absolute must” said the UN Secretary-General on Wednesday, declaring that the mounting death toll, including children, was totally unacceptable.

Afghanistan: Top UN officials strongly condemn ‘heinous’ attack on girls school 

Two senior UN officials on Wednesday, condemned in the strongest terms, a terrorist attack targeting girls and their families outside a high school in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. 

In Cameroon Transgender Women Given Five-Years in Prison

Click to expand Image Njeuken Loic (known as “Shakiro”) and Mouthe Roland (known as “Patricia”), two transgender women, in a Douala prison. © Private, Douala, Cameroon, March 2021 On May 11, a Cameroo...

Iraq: New UN report shines light on ‘deeply worrying’ pattern of restrictions in Kurdistan 

Over the past year, freedom of expression in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has been increasingly curtailed, according to a UN report issued on Wednesday.   

More violence ‘last thing Yemen needs’, peace ‘only way’ to resolve crises

Peace is “the only way” to resolve the crisis in Yemen, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator told the Security Council on Wednesday. 

Ethiopia’s Axum Findings Ignore Massacre of Civilians

Click to expand Image Priest on his way to church in Axum, Tigray region, Ethiopia on January 25, 2011.  © 2011 Matjaz Krivic via Getty Images This week Ethiopia’s attorney general’s office released i...

Top COVID probe urges bold overhaul of pandemic prevention measures 

A prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) appointed panel on Wednesday urged bold action to end the COVID-19 crisis, while also calling for the UN agency to be given greater authority to respond m...

Israel y Territorios Palestinos Ocupados: La impunidad vuelve a obligar a la población civil a pagar el precio de la escalada de hostilidades

Personas refugiadas y vacunas Covid-19: Parte de la solución, pero no siempre del plan

Myanmar: UN rights experts urge business ‘to take a stand’ against military junta

United Nations independent rights experts on Wednesday urged businesses in Myanmar to uphold their human rights responsibilities and apply pressure on the military junta to halt grave human rights vio...

Tensions could escalate to ‘full-scale war’, UN Middle East envoy warns

The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process added his voice to calls for calm in the Occupied Palestinian Territory late on Tuesday, warning that the situation is “escalating towards ...

Azerbaiyán: Debe cesar la brutal campaña de difamación sexista y de represalias contra mujeres activistas

UN: Governments Should Urge Xinjiang Inquiry

Click to expand Image A Chinese police officer guards the road near a “reeducation” camp in Yining, Xinjiang, September 4, 2018.  © 2018 Thomas Peter/Reuters (New York) – United Nations members should...

Blogger Jailed for 6.5 Years on Dubious Charges in Uzbekistan

Click to expand Image © YouTube/Otabek Sattoriy An Uzbekistan court’s decision to jail Otabek Sattoriy, an independent blogger who has investigated alleged corruption by local authorities, is a miscar...

Important Progress for People with Disabilities in Armenia

Click to expand Image A boy sits on a swing in the courtyard of an orphanage for children with disabilities, Yerevan, Armenia. © 2016 Alexei Golubev for Human Rights Watch On May 5, Armenia’s parliame...

Nepal: Act to Avert Looming Covid-19 Disaster

Click to expand Image A family member mourns next to the bodies of COVID-19 victims at a crematorium near Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 7, 2021.  © 2021 AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha (New...

Turquía: Mujeres de todo el mundo exigen que se revoque la decisión de retirarse de tratado sobre la violencia de género

Acciones previstas en todo el mundo mientras Joe Biden y otros dirigentes condenan el plan de Turquía de abandonar el Convenio de Estambul

Killing Schoolgirls in Afghanistan

Scenes from Sayed ul-Shuhada High School in Kabul, Afghanistan, where as many as 85 people including many schoolgirls were killed in an attack this weekend, should break anyone’s heart. They certainly...

Israel y TPO: Terminen con la brutal represión de la población palestina que protesta por los desplazamientos forzosos

Attack on Ex-Maldives’ President Shows Cost of Impunity

Click to expand Image   Maldivian police officers secure the area following a blast in Male, Maldives, Thursday, May 6, 2021. Maldives' first democratically elected president and current Parliament Sp...

Colombia: Debe parar ya la violencia contra los Pueblos Indígenas

Declaración sobre la condición de preso de conciencia de Alexei Navalny

Colombia: Preocupación por las denuncias de desapariciones y violencia sexual contra manifestantes

Los casos de abusos por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad durante los estados de alarma evidencian la urgencia de reformar la Ley de Seguridad Ciudadana

Amnistía Internacional pide transparencia al Gobierno sobre datos generales de denuncias y sobre cómo las intervenciones de las fuerzas de seguridad han afectado a colectivos especialmente vulnerables...

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 Greenpeace in ...

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 mesmeris...

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 promoting p...

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 quarters ...

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 wond...

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 weathe...

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 i...

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 bear hijac...