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Dec 15 2009 12:00 am
Guatemala: Allegations of police killings must be investigated-New report

Amnesty International has condemned the failure of the Guatemalan authorities to thoroughly investigate extra-judicial killings in which police officers have been implicated. In a report released...

Dec 11 2009 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: Two men facing execution after 'sorcery' accusations

TV presenter and ‘magician of female TV presenters’ face beheadingAmnesty International is warning that two men in Saudi Arabia are facing execution after being convicted in relation to “sorcery”...

Dec 10 2009 12:00 am
Iran: New report says human rights as bad as at any time in last 20 years

Human rights violations in Iran are now as bad as at any time in the past 20 years, Amnesty International said today (10 December) in a new report six months on from June’s presidential election...

Dec 09 2009 12:00 am
Nigeria: Police 'kill at will'- new Amnesty report

Amnesty International exposed the shocking level of unlawful police killings in Nigeria, in a new report released today (9 Dec). Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director, Erwin van der Borght...

Dec 08 2009 12:00 am
Philippines: Limit martial law and disband paramilitaries

Amnesty International today called on the Philippine authorities to establish an immediate clear and short timetable for an end to martial law in Maguindanao province and dismantle armed paramilitary...

Dec 08 2009 12:00 am
Nepal: UN major charged with torturing girl to death must be arrested

Amnesty International calls for arrest of soldier charged with 15-year-old’s death Amnesty International today demanded the immediate arrest of an army major accused of torturing a 15-year-old...

Dec 08 2009 12:00 am
Mexico: Civilian authorities must investigate pattern of serious abuses by military

New evidence of serious human rights violations carried out during military operations to combat organised crime and drug cartels in Mexico has been unveiled in a report published by Amnesty...

Dec 08 2009 12:00 am
Iran: Excessive use of force against protesters condemned

Amnesty International has condemned the Iranian security forces’ excessive use of force against scores of protesters during today’s student-led demonstrations. In a number of instances, security...

Dec 04 2009 12:00 am
Iraq: Over 900 prisoners face execution by New Year

17 Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights among those set to die with fears government is ‘playing politics’Iraq is preparing to execute hundreds of prisoners, including 17 Women's...

Dec 04 2009 12:00 am
India: Anti-mining activists killed by police in Orissa

Calls for urgent investigation, release of detained activist and end to harassment of protestorsAmnesty International has called on the authorities in the eastern Indian state of Orissa to ensure...