Feb 23 2012 12:00 am
Slovenia: 'Erased' residents must have rights restored, 20 years on

"One of the gravest human rights violations in independent Slovenia" - Nicola Duckworth The Slovenian authorities must restore the legal status of thousands of people who were removed from the...

Feb 23 2012 12:00 am
Egypt: military trials condemned after protester Amr El Beheiry's year-long ordeal

Driver was beaten and humiliated during detention The release of an Egyptian activist after a year in prison stands as a stark reminder that military courts cannot deliver justice to civilians, said...

Feb 23 2012 12:00 am
Afghanistan: 'Hidden crises' of half million displaced people living in slums- New report

*Conflict displacing 400 people a day as conflict escalates *Aid agencies prevented from assisting as authorities pretend there is no crisis Half a million Afghans who have fled fighting have been...

Feb 23 2012 12:00 am
Somalia: Protection of civilians and human rights are critical for stable future

The London Conference on Somalia has not adequately tackled the dire human rights situation in the country which is threatening the lives of civilians including Children's rights, Amnesty...

Feb 22 2012 12:00 am
Saudi Arabia: trial of 'day of rage' protester Khaled al-Johani 'utterly unwarranted'

School teacher arrested after talking to BBC Arabic The trial of a Saudi Arabian school teacher arrested nearly a year ago after he arrived to demonstrate on a “Day of Rage” in Riyadh is an affront to...

Feb 22 2012 12:00 am
Israel: decision to release hunger striker Khader Adnan 'insufficient'

Over 300 Palestinians currently held in administrative detention, one for over five years The Israeli authorities’ decision to release the Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan by mid-April is...

Feb 22 2012 12:00 am
Egypt: Recent security force policing 'reminiscent of Mubarak' era

*Over 100 protesters killed in last five months *Recently-imported US tear gas played a key role in excessive response A year after the uprising, Egypt's security forces continue to kill protestors...

Feb 20 2012 12:00 am
Arms: The UK must be a 'trend-setter' for human rights centred treaty

Nick Clegg’s commitment sends right signals for strong Arms Treaty Amnesty International has today welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister’s promise that the UK will lead the way in developing an effective...

Feb 20 2012 12:00 am
China: Northern Ireland's leaders must not trade away human rights during May visit

Amnesty International has responded to news of the forthcoming trip to China by Northern Ireland's First and deputy First Ministers, by calling on them to raise China's dismal human rights record...

Feb 17 2012 12:00 am
Mali: Worst human rights crisis in 20 years following Tuareg clashes

Amnesty International today expressed concern at the escalating violence in the north of the country following clashes between Mali’s military and a Tuareg armed group, saying the situation, is...