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 Internationa...
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 planne...
Mar 24 2011 12:00 am
Syria: Death toll 'deeply disturbing'
The Syrian government must ensure its security forces end attacks on protesters and others during ongoing unrest, Amnesty International said today, amid reports of mass casualties in the town of Dera’...
Mar 24 2011 12:00 am
Hungary trial over Roma 'hate attacks' set to begin
The Hungarian authorities must act to aid victims of racially motivated attacks, Amnesty International said ahead of the Budapest trial tomorrow of four people suspected over a series of killings of R...
Mar 24 2011 12:00 am
China: New generation of online activists targeted
Online calls for China to stage its own ‘Jasmine Revolution’ following protests in the Middle East and North Africa have prompted the heaviest wave of arrests of Chinese activists for several years, A...
Mar 24 2011 12:00 am
Bradley Manning case: letters to Obama and Gates - fresh call to end harsh treatment
The US authorities must put an end to the harsh pre-trial detention conditions of Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking information to WikiLeaks, Amnesty International said today, as it sent...
Mar 23 2011 12:00 am
Syria: mosque killings condemned
At least 93 people detained in wave of arrests, including internet activists Amnesty International has condemned last night’s deadly attack on a mosque by Syrian security forces, amid a sweep of deten...
Mar 23 2011 12:00 am
Guatemala: Hundreds forcibly evicted from farming land
Amnesty International has called on the authorities in Guatemala to put a stop to the forced evictions of indigenous farming communities which have so far left 2,500 people homeless and has resulted i...
Mar 23 2011 12:00 am
Egyptian Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights protesters forced to take 'virginity tests'
Amnesty International has today (23 March) called on the Egyptian authorities to investigate serious allegations of torture, including forced ‘virginity tests’, inflicted by the army on Women's rights...
Mar 23 2011 12:00 am
Cuba to release remaining activists- Amnesty reaction
In response to news that the Cuban authorities will release the last remaining activists from the group of 75 detained in March 2003, Amnesty International’s expert on Cuba, Gerardo Ducos said: “The r...