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 souther...
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 c...
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 weeken...
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 le...
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 repor...
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 m...
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 Abidj...
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 crack...