Mar 30 2011 12:00 am
Belarus urged to release election protesters after student convicted
Amnesty International has demanded the release of a Belarusian student sentenced for taking part in a post-election protest - the third similar conviction in the past week. Nicola Duckworth of Amnesty...
Mar 29 2011 12:00 am
War crimes arrests: Controversial clause in tomorrow's policing bill risks making UK 'soft' on war crimes and torture
‘Even Libyan government officials might escape justice in the UK’ - Kate Allen Amnesty International is calling for controversial measures in a new policing bill due to be debated tomorrow (30 March)...
Mar 29 2011 12:00 am
Libya: Report reveals Gaddafi loyalists have 'disappeared' opponents, including Children's rights
Libyan forces loyal to Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi have carried out a spate of enforced disappearances in an attempt to crush growing opposition to his rule, Amnesty International said today (28 March...
Mar 29 2011 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: Thousands of civilians caught up in fighting
The United Nations peacekeeping force in Ivory Coast (UNOCI) must urgently protect thousands of displaced people sheltering in a Catholic mission in the west of the country amid fierce fighting, said...
Mar 29 2011 12:00 am
China: Prominent blogger missing
The Chinese authorities must reveal the whereabouts of a political blogger and commentator who has not been seen since Sunday and is believed to be detained, Amnesty International said today. Chinese-...
Mar 28 2011 12:00 am
USA: 'extreme disappointment' at Supreme Court decision in Troy Davis death row case
Amnesty International has reacted with dismay to a major setback for Troy Davis, the 42-year-old man on death row in the US state of Georgia. Today the US Supreme Court’s rejected his appeal against a...
Mar 28 2011 12:00 am
Libya: Iman al-Obeidi's rape allegations must be properly investigated
‘Iman al-Obeidi’s allegations are stomach-churning’ - Malcolm Smart The Libyan authorities must thoroughly investigate the case of a woman who said she had been raped by forces loyal to Colonel Muamma...
Mar 25 2011 12:00 am
Zimbabwe: Campaign to intimidate and threaten leaders of social justice movement
Amnesty International has today called on authorities in Zimbabwe to end the harassment of Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu, the two leaders of the social justice movement Women's rights's rights...
Mar 25 2011 12:00 am
Syria: At least 55 killed as protests spread
At least 55 people are believed to have been killed during a week of unrest in and around the Syrian town of Dera’a, Amnesty International said today as protests spread across the country. Security fo...
Mar 25 2011 12:00 am
Jerusalem bus bombing condemned
Israel urged to halt use of mortars in residential areas Amnesty International has condemned the bombing in Jerusalem this week which clearly targeted Israeli civilians, and urged Israel to stop firin...