February 2017 (3)
Feb 21 2017 5:08PM
Three years and counting for exercising his right to freedom of speech: Free Leopoldo Lopez

By Graham Minter, Amnesty's Country Coordinator for South America On an exceptionally warm and sunny February day, we gathered outside the Venezuelan Embassy to deliver a petition with 2400 signatures collected from Amnesty supporters...

Feb 20 2017 3:49PM
Resisting the ban

On seeing the news on Saturday morning, I couldn’t believe it. Sure, he’d talked about it throughout his election campaign, but Trump’s Executive Order on Friday suddenly made that dangerous, toxic, divisive rhetoric real. And in doing...

Feb 9 2017 7:38PM
UPDATE: Hamid Ahmadi's execution has been stayed!

UPDATE - 14/02/2017 We have just learned that Hamid Ahmadi’s execution has been stayed. The authorities have informed his family that they have stopped all plans to execute him. We understand that this development has come about...