Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman has previously said the country should review its legal system and limit the death penalty. 81 people have now been executed in the country. Photo / source: NARA & DVIDS Public Domain Archive.
Of: Julia Carlzon
In mid-March, 81 people were executed in Saudi Arabia, which was the country's largest mass execution in modern times. The UN and several other organizations condemn the country's actions, and believe that it could be a war crime.
March 25, 2022, Notis
Amnesty's latest report on vaccination distribution is a follow-up to the "report A Double Dose of Inequality" from September 2021, which evaluated the influence of pharmaceutical companies on vaccine distribution Photo: Mufid Majnun Source: Unsplash.
Of: Julia Lundén Azzeddine
Today, the population of many countries, including Sweden, is urged to take three doses of vaccine for adequate protection against becoming seriously ill or dying in covid-19. But only four percent of the population in low-income countries have been vaccinated with two doses, according to a report published by Amnesty in February. Now the organization is calling on the pharmaceutical companies for change.
March 17, 2022, News
While Madagascar is hard hit by drought, it is also the most cyclone-hit country in Africa. Image: Heinonlein. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Of: Linnea Boström
Madagascar has repeatedly been included in the CARE organization's list of the ten least described humanitarian crises. This is despite the fact that the country has suffered from annual drought and its population from malnutrition and starvation. In the southern part of the country, a humanitarian catastrophe is currently taking place, the cause of which has been debated.
February 15, 2022, News
According to Amnesty, 2017/2018 has been a year of political anger, and many political leaders have contributed to increasing the distance between people. Source: Flickr
Of: Molly Jerlstrom
Is the number of conflicts in the world increasing? Or will the world just become a better and better place, in line with Hans Rosling's fantastic message? What really triggers a conflict? In an environment that seems to be as full of "fake news" as of facts, it is difficult to know what to believe. To form […]
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March 21, 2019, Chronicle