Dec 28 2011 12:00 am
UK: Amnesty offers parents a moral activity for their Children's rights over the holidays
Amnesty International UK is offering a solution for parents looking to entertain their Children's rights over the festive period – encourage them to become the Human Rights journalist of tomorrow. Thi...
Dec 27 2011 12:00 am
Azerbaijan: Youth activist jailed after Facebook protest call freed
Amnesty International today welcomed the release of 20-year-old youth activist Jabbar Savalan, but reiterated its call for the Azerbaijani authorities to release 16 more prisoners of conscience jailed...
Dec 23 2011 12:00 am
Egypt: 'shocking' violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights protesters must not be repeated
Egyptian Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights speak out about army violence Amnesty International called on Egypt’s military rulers to uphold the right to peaceful demonstration...
Dec 23 2011 12:00 am
CHINA: Amnesty International condemns harsh sentence for activist Chen Wei
The nine-year jail sentence handed down to activist Chen Wei for writing critical articles about the Communist Party is unacceptable, Amnesty International said today, and urged Chinese authorities to...
Dec 22 2011 12:00 am
Syria: new death penalty law is 'another brutal tool' as killings soar
A new law introduced this week imposing the death penalty on anyone arming “terrorists” is only likely to worsen the bloodshed in Syria, Amnesty International warned today, as the number of people kil...
Dec 20 2011 12:00 am
Sudan: Greater security needed for tens of thousands of Abeyei residents
The United Nations must step up efforts to provide the security required for tens of thousands of civilians stranded in makeshift camps in South Sudan to return to their homes after fleeing fighting i...
Dec 19 2011 12:00 am
Call for halt of arms exports to Egyptian security forces in wake of crackdown
Global arms suppliers must halt the transfer of small arms, ammunition and other equipment to the Egyptian military and security forces, Amnesty International said today after the army again violently...
Dec 19 2011 12:00 am
DRC: string of post-election arrests must end
The security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo must halt a series of politically motivated arrests, including arbitrary and unlawful arrests following the disputed elections, Amnesty Internat...
Dec 19 2011 12:00 am
Bahrain: call for release of blogger dragged away from peaceful protest
Zainab al-Khawaja handcuffed and reportedly beaten by police The Bahraini authorities must release a prominent activist dragged along the ground in handcuffs from a peaceful protest, Amnesty Internati...
Dec 19 2011 12:00 am
North Korea: Kim Jong-il's death could be opportunity for human rights
The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and assumption of power by his son, Kim Jong-un, present an important opportunity for improving the country’s catastrophic human rights record, Amnesty Int...