Amnesty International

Trump Replaces Child Cruelty With Family Cruelty

June 22, 2018
After public outcry forced him to end family separation, Trump's new executive order calls for reviving a family incarceration policy that a court blocked in 2015. We speak to The Nation's Juliane Hing and Amnesty International's Denise Bell

Rohingya

November 26, 2017
Amnesty International released a report in which it calls Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya minority ‘apartheid’ because they are being targeted as an ethnic group. Tun Khin of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK and Shir Hever of TRNN discuss what this means

Voice of Europe

February 29, 2016
Giogos Kosmopoulos, Director of Amnesty International Greek Division, discusses the spike in refugees entering Europe, primarily from war zones like Syria, and the need to address the declining human rights conditions in Europe and around the world

Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What’s Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?

August 18, 2014

Amnesty International’s Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

Brazilian Military Deployed, Civil Unrest Intensifies Two Days Before World Cup

June 9, 2014

The Brazilian government deploys more than 200,000 troops after workers across sectors continue to strike. Amnesty International warns the Brazilian government’s response to protests and strikes could lead to indiscriminate violence.

Egypt

March 24, 2014
Journalist Mohamed Elmeshad says that hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death for a single death while many police officers still remain on trial for over a thousand killed during the Egyptian Revolution

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

January 6, 2014
Saturday night opened a historic week for the struggle of African asylum seekers in Israel. Following last week’s Freedom March where hundreds of asylum seekers defied Israel’s imprisonment policy and walked out of the open-air prison the government built for them this year, this week, their movement announced a three-day workers’ strike that included simultaneous…

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

November 24, 2013
Al-Helou: The international community has failed the nearly 2 million residents of the Gaza as Israel and Egypt tighten the siege

Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctancy to Blast Obama

October 24, 2013

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch label drone strikes as indiscriminate but don’t go as far as to label them as war crimes