Mar 21 2011 12:00 am
Kashmir: New report reveals hundreds held each year without charge or trial

Detention used to keep opposition ‘out of circulation’ The Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is holding hundreds of people each year without charge or trial in order to ‘keep them out of circulation’...

Mar 19 2011 12:00 am
Morocco: Authorities must not suppress protests planned for Sunday

Amnesty International has called on the Moroccan authorities to allow mass peaceful demonstrations planned for this Sunday to go ahead peacefully, following a crackdown on similar protests last...

Mar 18 2011 12:00 am
Yemen: Today's sniper killings 'deplorable'

The Yemeni authorities must immediately act to bring to justice those responsible for an apparently coordinated sniper attack on protesters in the capital Sana’a today that has left dozens dead. At...

Mar 18 2011 12:00 am
Nigeria: Hundreds killed in pre-election violence

Amnesty International has urged authorities in Nigeria to stem the tide of increase in political, ethnic and religious violence that risks threatening the stability of April elections. The short...

Mar 18 2011 12:00 am
Libya: Civilians must be protected during military action

Amnesty International has today urged all parties to make the protection of civilians in Libya their top priority, after the passing of UN Security Council Resolution 1973 paved the way for possible...

Mar 18 2011 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: Fatal mortar shelling condemned

Security forces in Ivory Coast must stop the mortar shelling of civilian areas, said Amnesty International today, after forces loyal to the outgoing President Laurent Gbagbo fired shells into an...

Mar 17 2011 12:00 am
USA: Warning on US states' plan to severely restrict workers' rights

Amnesty International has urged several US states to abandon planned legislation that would drastically restrict workers' rights. States including Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio...

Mar 17 2011 12:00 am
Bahrain: People should be brought to justice over protestor killings - new report

‘We need to see all UK export licences for Bahrain suspended’ - Oliver Sprague Amnesty International today revealed evidence of the Bahraini security forces’ systematic use of excessive force in...

Mar 16 2011 12:00 am
Syria: Crackdown on protesters by baton-wielding security officials condemned

Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights amongst those attacked Amnesty International has condemned the Syrian authorities’ crackdown on protests in the country...

Mar 16 2011 12:00 am
Roma denied access to water and sanitation in Slovenia - new report

Roma communities in Slovenia are being denied proper access to adequate housing, water and sanitation due to discrimination, according to a new report today (16 March) from Amnesty International. Some...