Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Amnesty International warns of unraveling of human rights protection - the yellow sub blog

2015-2016: Human Rights now appear to-be under threat on all levels worldwide

"Amnesty International has documented how many governments have brazenly broken international law in 2015 in their national contexts: more than 98 states tortured or otherwise ill-treated people and 30 or more illegally forced refugees to return to countries where they would be in danger. In at least 18 countries, war crimes or other violations of the (“laws of war”) were committed by governments or armed groups ..." *