Jul 27 2011 12:00 am
Bahrain: mounting fears for two teachers held after strike protests

One of only two Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights still held after protests was reportedly tortured in detention The Bahraini authorities must immediately release two teachers...

Jul 26 2011 12:00 am
Belarus: execution of prisoner confirmed

Europe’s last executioner kills 28-year-old without informing family first The recent execution of a Belarusian man convicted of assault and murder does nothing to advance the cause of justice...

Jul 26 2011 12:00 am
Vietnam: Ailing priest sent to jail

Amnesty International has urged the Vietnamese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release a Catholic priest who was returned to prison yesterday while on parole to treat serious health...

Jul 26 2011 12:00 am
Nigeria: Security forces break in random killing following bomb blast

Authorities in Nigeria must immediately put a stop to unlawful killings by security forces, said Amnesty International after at least 23 people were killed by police following a bomb blast on Saturday...

Jul 24 2011 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: Proposed anti-terror law would strangle peaceful protest

Organisation issues warning after obtaining leaked copy of law A draft Saudi Arabian anti-terrorism law obtained by Amnesty International would allow the authorities to prosecute peaceful dissent as a...

Jul 22 2011 12:00 am
Gambia: Hundreds disappeared, killed and tortured- New report

Gambia must act to improve the deteriorating human rights situation across the country, Amnesty International said in a new report released today. “Climate of Fear Continues: Enforced disappearances...

Jul 21 2011 12:00 am
Iran: new video shows public execution of three men - hanged on top of buses

Your browser does not have the necessary plugin to display this content. * Images reminder of ‘horror’ of penalty, say campaigners * Onlookers included Children's rights New video footage of a public...

Jul 20 2011 12:00 am
Final Hague war crimes suspect arrested

Goran Hadzic, the only remaining suspect wanted by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, was arrested today in Serbia on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in...

Jul 20 2011 12:00 am
Syria: Brazil, India and South Africa lobbied to suport UN resolution

Amnesty International is calling on the governments of Brazil, India and South Africa to support a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning human rights abuses in Syria. The organisation...

Jul 20 2011 12:00 am
Somalia: Children's rights recruited as child soldiers, denied education, killed in attacks - New report

Children's rights in Somalia are being recruited as child soldiers, denied access to education and killed or injured in indiscriminate attacks carried out in densely populated areas, according to a...