Dec 28 2010 12:00 am
Burundi: Still no justice for murdered British aid worker or other massacre victims
Brother of murdered British woman to mount 24-hour “Twitter-a-thon” Ten years after the killing of 21 people – including British woman Charlotte Wilson – travelling on the Titanic Express bus in Burun...
Dec 25 2010 12:00 am
India: Life sentence for health care activist Dr Binayak Sen 'politically motivated'
A life sentence handed down against Dr Binayak Sen by a court in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh yesterday violates international fair trial standards and is likely to enflame tensions in the conflic...
Dec 24 2010 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: 'Disappointment' at UN's response to worsening situation
Amnesty International has expressed its disappointment with the outcome of yesterday’s United Nations special meeting on the situation in Ivory Coast. The UN Human Rights Council met yesterday in a sp...
Dec 24 2010 12:00 am
Iran: clemency call for Kurdish law student facing execution on Boxing Day
Urgent life-saving appeal launched Amnesty International is calling on the Iranian authorities to halt the execution of a Kurdish law student scheduled for 26 December, and for the authorities to comm...
Dec 23 2010 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: UN human rights council must act urgently to end ongoing violations
As the UN Human Rights Council (the Council) today [23 December] prepares to hold a Special Session on the situation of human rights in Ivory Coast, Amnesty International calls on the Council’s member...
Dec 23 2010 12:00 am
Bangladesh: Reported torture of MP by security forces
Amnesty International is calling on the Bangladeshi government to immediately investigate allegations that a Member of Parliament for the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party has been tortured whil...
Dec 21 2010 12:00 am
Yemen: Authorities urged to commute execution of child offender
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has already ratified the death sentence of Muhammed Taher Thabet Samoum who is at imminent risk of execution. Samoum has been sentenced to death for a murder he is alleged...
Dec 21 2010 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: Violence and abuse escalates
Amnesty has received a growing number of reports of people being arrested or abducted at home or on the streets, often by unidentified armed attackers accompanied by elements of the defence and securi...
Dec 20 2010 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: injured protestors denied medical care
Eyewitnesses have told Amnesty International that protestors seriously injured during Thursday’s mass protests in Ivory Coast’s capital city of Abidjan were denied medical treatment amid threats from...
Dec 20 2010 12:00 am
Iraqi Christians fear spike in Christmas attacks
Amnesty International today called on the Iraqi government to do more to protect the country’s Christian minority from an expected spike in violent attacks as they prepare to celebrate Christmas. Last...