Registering a new type of charity

The Commission registers a huge variety of different charities, of all sizes and descriptions. However, this week the Commission has reached a rare milestone and registered an entirely new type of charity: the first Charitable Authorised Investment Fund. A Charitable...
Mawared, Issue 22

Mawared, Issue 22

This is the 22th issue of Mawared, the human rights education magazine published by Amnesty International’s Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa in Beirut. This issue focuses on stopping torture and provides a wealth of relevant resources on the...
Turkey: Mass Deportations of Syrians

Turkey: Mass Deportations of Syrians

Expand A Turkish soldier surveys the border line between Turkey and Syria near the city of Kilis, March 2, 2017. © 2017 Reuters/Murad Sezer (Brussels) – Turkish security forces have routinely intercepted hundreds, and at times thousands, of asylum seekers at the...
UN chief honours enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

UN chief honours enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Recalling the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated 50 years ago today, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged the world to build on the civil rights leader’s work for equality and social...