Jan 29 2010 12:00 am
Uzbekistan: Fears raised for photographer facing jail
Amnesty International has voiced its fears that the forthcoming trial of a prominent photographer in Uzbekistan is just the latest attempt by the Uzbek authorities to suppress freedom of expression in...
Jan 29 2010 12:00 am
Malaysia: Opposition leader faces 'show trial'
Amnesty voices concern after Anwar Ibrahim is denied access to evidence Amnesty International urged the Malaysian authorities to drop politically-motivated criminal charges of sodomy against Anwar Ibr...
Jan 29 2010 12:00 am
Honduras: Amnesty International issues human rights plan for Honduras
Honduras government faces confidence crisis if abuses are not addressed Amnesty International today issued a series of recommendations to newly elected Honduran President Porfirio Lobo to repair the d...
Jan 28 2010 12:00 am
Iran protesters unfairly convicted and unjustly killed, says Amnesty
Amnesty International has condemned the execution of two men arrested during protests that followed Iran's disputed presidential election last year. Mohammad Reza Ali-Zamani and Arash Rahmanipour were...
Jan 27 2010 12:00 am
UN Renditions Report: 'Stop burying evidence' message to UK government
Responding to today’s “Joint Study” report by two United Nations Special Rapporteurs and the Working Groups on Arbitrary Detention and on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, Amnesty International...
Jan 27 2010 12:00 am
Burkina Faso: Pregnant Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights dying because of discrimination- new Amnesty report
Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights are dying needlessly during pregnancy and childbirth because discrimination prevents them from accessing sexual and reproductive health servi...
Jan 27 2010 12:00 am
Afghanistan: Human rights must not be traded away
Human rights, including Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s rights, must not be traded away or compromised during any reconciliation talks with the Taleban in Afghanistan, Amn...
Jan 26 2010 12:00 am
Yemen: Heavy-handed crackdown on Al-Qaida risks further human rights abuse
New report ahead of London conference (27 January) Amnesty International today warned that the government’s heavy-handed response to the threat posed by al-Qa’ida puts Yemen at risk of being locked in...
Jan 26 2010 12:00 am
New Amnesty Report Reveals Roma family in Romania forced to live in metal cabins behind sewage works
“We are gypsies and that is why they don’t listen to us” - Monika, May 2009 More than 100 Roma people – including families with Children's rights – are living in metal cabins next to a sewage works in...
Jan 26 2010 12:00 am
Honduras: New President must order immediate investigation into rights abuses
Inaction would give ‘green light’ to further violations, says Amnesty International Amnesty International today urged the new Honduran President to order a full investigation into abuses committed by...