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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...

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...

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...

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...

Mar 25 2011 12:00 am
China: 'Travesty' of ten year sentence for veteran dissident

The Chinese authorities are shooting the messenger rather than heeding the message The Chinese authorities should immediately release prominent pro-democracy activist Liu Xianbin, Amnesty...

Mar 24 2011 12:00 am
Yemen: 'Government cannot just shoot its way out of this crisis'

Fresh fears ahead of planned 'Friday of Departure' demonstration The Yemeni authorities must stop security forces from using unwarranted deadly force and heavy-handed tactics at a demonstration...