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Apr 21 2011 12:00 am
Italy must stop summary removals to Tunisia and avert another humanitarian crisis on Lampedusa, says Amnesty

Amnesty International has written to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and the Minister of Interior Roberto Maroni, expressing profound concern over collective, summary removals of Tunisians...

Apr 21 2011 12:00 am
Hungary: Newly adopted constitution at odds with human rights

Amnesty International is deeply concerned that the new Constitution of the Republic of Hungary, adopted by the Hungarian National Assembly on 18 April, violates international and European human rights...

Apr 21 2011 12:00 am
Bahrain: international pressure needed to halt human rights crisis - new report

To avoid charge of double standard, world needs to do more - Malcolm Smart Bahrain’s allies must take stronger action to address the rapidly worsening human rights crisis in the small but strategic...

Apr 20 2011 12:00 am
Syria: Reform pledges ring hollow amid killings

‘There must be no more slaughter’ - Malcolm Smart Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad must back up his pledge to introduce reforms with immediate, concrete action to end the continuing wave of killings...

Apr 20 2011 12:00 am
Fifty Fatullayevs outside London Embassy demand release of jailed Azerbaijani journalist

Protesters wearing masks bearing the face of jailed journalist Eynulla Fatullayev will stage a protest outside the Azerbaijani Embassy on Wednesday 20 April 2011. The demonstration, by five London...

Apr 20 2011 12:00 am
Egypt: 'Uniforms have changed, but abuse continues' - new report calls for major abuse investigation

Members of the security forces who have brutally repressed Egyptians for decades must be held to account, Amnesty International said today (20 April), as it released a major new report into the use of...

Apr 20 2011 12:00 am
Bradley Manning: Kansas move will need close human rights monitoring

Following the announcement that the US soldier accused of leaking documents to the WikiLeaks organisation is being moved to a new detention centre after concerns over his treatment, Amnesty...

Apr 19 2011 12:00 am
Libya: 'People in Misratah need help urgently and need it now', Amnesty tells international community

The international community must immediately step up humanitarian aid to the Libyan city of Misratah, Amnesty International said today (19 April), as many of its residents remained without...

Apr 18 2011 12:00 am
Nigeria: 'extreme concern' at escalating poll violence

The Nigerian military must not use excessive force to quell riots and demonstrations taking place around the imminent announcement of presidential election results, Amnesty International said today...

Apr 15 2011 12:00 am
UN report on Sri Lanka conflict must be made public

A UN report on accountability for war crimes committed in the Sri Lankan armed conflict must be made public, Amnesty International said today as a panel of experts submits their findings to UN...