March 2014 (4)
Mar 11 2014 4:01PM
Deliberate starvation and war crimes in Yarmouk
In Yarmouk just a few years ago you could never go hungry. A place which began as a Palestinian refugee camp in 1948 developed into a bustling commercial hub. Now, it’s no longer a sanctuary but the scene of some of the worst atrocitie...
Mar 6 2014 2:35PM
World Book Day: Guantánamo’s Restricted Library
Today's World Book Day celebrates and encourages reading. What will you pick up today? Some Shakespeare, a classic fairy tale such as Puss in Boots perhaps, or something weightier like Dostoyevsky’s Crime & Punishment ? For Guantánamo...
Mar 5 2014 12:23PM
Huber Matos: The Night Has Come
Huber Matos, who was Amnesty’s first Cuban prisoner of conscience, has died aged 95. Matos was a schoolteacher who became an army commander in the revolutionary forces fighting to overthrow the Batista government. However, he disagreed...
Mar 2 2014 2:59PM
2013 Human Rights report on Indigenous people of Bangladesh
The 2013 Human Rights Report on Indigenous people of Bangladesh has been published by the Kapaeeng Foundation, with the support of Oxfam and the European Union. The report shows that, in 2013, the number of incidents of human rights ag...