Jul 23 2012 12:00 am
Bahrain's 'charade of justice' denounced ahead of Nabeel Rajab appeal tomorrow
Bahrain must release all prisoners of conscience immediately and without conditions, Amnesty International said today, ahead of appeals in the cases of a prominent human rights activist and a group of...
Jul 20 2012 12:00 am
Russian authorities should immediately release Pussy Riot detainees
‘These three activists have now been behind bars for months, awaiting a trial that should not be taking place’ - John Dalhuisen Amnesty International has reiterated its call for the release of three m...
Jul 20 2012 12:00 am
Olympic Games: Amnesty's global overview
The Olympic Games start in a week’s time and will see representatives of hundreds of different nations taking part. Amnesty International’s annual report details the human rights situation in 155 diff...
Jul 20 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty marks 15 years at Edinburgh festival with biggest ever programme
Amnesty International marks 15 years at the Fringe campaigning for freedom of expression this year, with a packed programme across the Edinburgh festivals including comedy, theatre, street art and lit...
Jul 20 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty marks 15 years at Edinburgh Festival with biggest ever programme
Amnesty International marks 15 years at the Fringe campaigning for freedom of expression this year, with a packed programme across the Edinburgh festivals including comedy, theatre, street art and lit...
Jul 20 2012 12:00 am
International court ruling on ex-Chad leader Habr is 'a victory for victims'
Senegal must abide by a decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and prosecute the former president of Chad Hissène Habré on charges relating to large-scale human rights abuses during his...
Jul 18 2012 12:00 am
Crackdown in UAE intensifies with arrests of leading lawyers
The UAE authorities must immediately and unconditionally release two prominent human rights lawyers arrested in recent days, Amnesty International said. Dr Mohamed ‘Abdullah al-Roken, a long-time Amne...
Jul 18 2012 12:00 am
Burma: Abuses against Rohingya erode human rights progress
“Declaring a state of emergency is not a license to commit human rights violations. After more than a year of prisoner amnesties and releases, the overall number of political prisoners in Burma is aga...
Jul 18 2012 12:00 am
Amnesty responds to news that no charges are to be brought in Mubenga removals case
Amnesty International has said that now is the time to overhaul the removals process in the UK, and to introduce independent monitoring of private contractors following the decision not to charge anyo...
Jul 18 2012 12:00 am
Oman's crackdown on peaceful protests includes students, poets and writers
The Omani authorities must drop charges against dozens of activists facing prison sentences merely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today. In...