(ENInews)–Ethnic and religious minorities have been the targets of killings, torture and ill-treatment in the past 12 months, according to Amnesty International, which released on 24 May its annual report on human rights violations. “Failed leadership has gone global in the last year, with politicians responding to protests with brutality or indifference. Governments must show legitimate leadership and reject injustice by protecting the powerless and restraining the powerful,” said Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s secretary general. [ENI-12-0296, 459 words]
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