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Apr 15 2011 12:00 am
Croatia: Key International Court ruling delivers justice to victims of war crimes

A judgement handed down today by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), convicting two Croatian generals of responsibility for crimes against humanity, is a strong...

Apr 14 2011 12:00 am
Syria: Lockdowns, round-ups and handcuffed detainees made to chant pro-government slogans

‘This has to stop. Syria’s President must make it stop’ - Malcolm Smart Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must rein in his security forces and prevent further unlawful killings, Amnesty International...

Apr 14 2011 12:00 am
Swaziland: Authorities must end their violent crackdown

Amnesty International has condemned the use by the Swaziland authorities of state of emergency-style measures to crush peaceful anti-government protests taking place across the country and urged the...

Apr 14 2011 12:00 am
Mexico: collusion between drugs gangs and police must be investigated

Amnesty International has urged the Mexican government to thoroughly investigate links between drug and criminal gangs and public officials, following the arrest this week of 16 police officers...

Apr 14 2011 12:00 am
Lebanon: Investigation into civil war disappearances called for- New report

New DNA testing programme needed The Lebanese authorities must take urgent steps to establish an independent commission to fully investigate the fates of thousands of people missing since Lebanon’s...

Apr 14 2011 12:00 am
Dubai: Briton's death in custody must be impartially investigated, says Amnesty

Responding to media reports of the death in custody of Briton Lee Bradley Brown, who was detained in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Amnesty International UK Campaigns Director Tim Hancock said:...

Apr 13 2011 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: UN protection urgently needed for tens of thousands of displaced civilians

The UN mission in Ivory Coast (UNOCI) must protect the tens of thousands of civilians displaced by the conflict who wish to return to their home villages but are afraid to do so, Amnesty International...

Apr 13 2011 12:00 am
Ivory Coast: Attacks against Gbagbo supporters must stop

Perceived supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo are at risk of violent reprisals, despite President Alassane Ouattara’s call on Monday for Ivorians to “abstain from all forms of reprisals and...

Apr 12 2011 12:00 am
Uganda: Arrest of opposition leaders an 'outrageous affront to freedom of expression'

Authorities in Uganda must drop all criminal charges against several leading opposition figures temporarily detained on Monday (11 April) for taking part in protests in the capital Kampala, said...

Apr 12 2011 12:00 am
Swaziland: Activists detained ahead of banned protests

Authorities in Swaziland must ensure the safety of four key activists who were detained on Sunday evening in an apparent bid to disrupt planned protests marches, Amnesty International said today. The...