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Amnesty: Human Rights Deteriorated Globally in 2015

Amnesty International says the global situation for human rights deteriorated in 2015, with the systems designed to protect basic rights themselves under attack by governments.   In the group’s annual report released Wednesday, researchers highlighted the situation in Syria as the world’s most urgent crisis, particularly for refugees. “We documented cases of airstrikes against schools, against hospitals and against civilian homes. Russia and Syria are targeting civilians and...

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