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(04/12/2015) World’s biggest human rights campaign puts spotlight on abuses People who speak out against leaders face increasing risk of punishment or prosecution, Amnesty ... Poland abandoning hundreds of victims of hate crimes A mural painted by Dariusz, a street artist and human rights defender. The painting has been vandalized several times. © Dariusz Paczkow Poland abandoning hundreds of victims of hate crimes Poland’s legal system falls dangerously short when it comes to protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and other minority groups from hate crimes, Amnesty International said in a new report today less than two months ahead of general elections. (17/06/2015) Latvia: Speak up to guarantee safety of EuroPride rally The Latvian government should break its silence and give a firm commitment to do all within its power to ... (06/06/2015) Ukraine: Homophobic violence mars gay pride rally in Kyiv Despite efforts by police today, Ukrainian authorities should have done more in advance to prevent violent ... (19/05/2015) Eurovision Song Contest: Sing it loud. Sing it proud! Ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Amnesty International Austria has launched a week-long ... (24/03/2015) Amnesty International launches YES campaign for marriage equality Today in Dublin, Amnesty International activists and supporters assembled at a 1,000 strong rally to launch ... (06/02/2015) Bulgaria must investigate and prosecute hate crimes to end climate of fear Bulgaria’s failure to adequately investigate and prosecute hate crimes is fuelling fear, discrimination and ... (27/10/2014) The EU must act to prevent and prosecute homophobic & transphobic crime The European Union (EU) and its member states must urgently act to prevent and prosecute homophobic and ...