May 2013 (4)
May 23 2013 4:49PM
Where is Chen Guangcheng now?

I met Chen Guangcheng this week. I can’t quite believe it. It’s not something I ever thought I’d be able to say. I felt a bit odd, knowing that about a year ago I’d been parked outside the Chinese embassy in central London with some of...

May 20 2013 6:04PM
Time is running out - tweet now for Beatriz

Update - 28 May: Faced by the continuing failure of the authorities to provide Beatriz with the treatment she so urgently needs, staff at the Citizens' Group for the Decriminalisation of Abortion (Agrupación Ciudadana por la...

May 16 2013 6:13PM
Sit or stand against imminent execution in Indonesia: Act now!

Update, 17 May: We've heard that we were unsuccessful in persauding the Indonesian government, and the 3 men were exeucted late yesterday. Despite this awful news, we'll keep campaigning for Indonesia to step back from the death...

May 7 2013 4:58PM
Good news: releases in China, Zimbabwe, Oman and more

We’ve had a busy first few months of 2013, including our celebrations of the 40 year anniversary of the first ever Urgent Action being issued at Amnesty. We have also sent out over 100 Urgent Action cases already this year, which is a...