Jan 24 2011 12:00 am
Tunisia must act decisively to break with Ben Ali's legacy of abuse
Amnesty International has today (24 January) called on the Tunisian authorities to fundamentally overhaul the country’s repressive security apparatus and justice system as part of a human rights actio...
Jan 24 2011 12:00 am
South Korea: Pair convicted for helping families of protestors burnt to death
Amnesty International today condemned the conviction of two South Korean human rights defenders for supporting the families of protestors burnt to death while demonstrating against forced eviction fro...
Jan 24 2011 12:00 am
Bradley Manning: USA accused of inhumane treatment
Amnesty International has urged the US authorities to alleviate the harsh pre-trial detention conditions of Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking information to Wikileaks. The 23-year-old US...
Jan 24 2011 12:00 am
Bomb attack in Moscow airport shows flagrant disregard for human life
Amnesty International condemns the bomb attack at the Moscow airport Domodedovo which took place at around 16.30 (13.30 GMT) in the arrivals lounge and has resulted in numerous victims. Currently, rep...
Jan 24 2011 12:00 am
'Don't trade away the truth': Barroso urged to defend Uzbekistan's human rights during Karimov visit today
Amnesty International today (24 January) urged José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, who will receive a visit on 24 January by President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan, to make human...
Jan 21 2011 12:00 am
Haiti: Authorities commit to investigate Baby Doc human rights violations
Spokespeople available in Haiti and London Haitian authorities have told Amnesty International they are launching an investigation into crimes against humanity committed during Jean-Claude “Baby Doc”...
Jan 21 2011 12:00 am
Ghana: Reggae star agrees to engage with Amnesty after international reaction to his comments
The Ghana reggae star Blakk Rasta has agreed to engage with Amnesty representatives after his comments made to a website caused international uproar. In an interview given to GhanaMusic.com he describ...
Jan 20 2011 12:00 am
Kenya: Triple killing by police must be properly investigated
Amnesty International has called on the Kenyan authorities to properly investigate the apparently unprovoked killing of three men by police on a busy Nairobi highway yesterday, as a matter of urgency....
Jan 19 2011 12:00 am
Yemen: Fears raised over imminent execution risk in 'child offender' case
Cancellation of prison visits could signal execution imminent Amnesty International has called on the Yemeni authorities to halt the imminent execution of a man facing the death penalty for a murder h...
Jan 19 2011 12:00 am
Haiti: 'Baby Doc' arrest is good 'first step'
Ex-president’s Jean-Claude Duvalier’s human rights record must face scrutiny Spokespeople available for comment Amnesty International has urged the Haitian authorities to investigate alleged human rig...