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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mar 22 2011 12:00 am
Syria: Independent investigation into protest deaths needed

Amnesty International has called on the Syrian authorities to launch an independent investigation into the deaths of at least six anti-government protesters during continuing unrest in Syria’s...

Mar 21 2011 12:00 am
Libya: Detained Al-Jazeera journalists must be freed

Amnesty International has called on the Libyan authorities to release four Al Jazeera journalists held incommunicado since they were detained while trying to leave the country two weeks ago. The two...