Aug 31 2012 12:00 am
Despicable beheadings of two Children's rights in Afghanistan must be thoroughly investigated
Amnesty International has condemned the brutal killings of two Children's rights in separate incidents in Afghanistan as “despicable” and called for them to be thoroughly investigated. Yesterday a sev...
Aug 31 2012 12:00 am
Twenty-six people executed so far this week in Iraq
Those executed included three Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights; total executed this year at almost 100 Amnesty International has called on the authorities in Iraq to halt all...
Aug 30 2012 12:00 am
Claims that Yemeni student was tortured and held in cockroach-infested cell must be investigated
A Yemeni student who has allegedly suffered torture and detention in a cockroach-infested cell is at imminent risk of re-arrest and further mistreatment, Amnesty International is warning. Aden Univers...
Aug 29 2012 12:00 am
Rachel Corrie verdict highlights pattern of impunity for Israeli military
Amnesty International has condemned an Israeli court’s verdict that the government of Israel bears no responsibility in the death of Rachel Corrie, saying the verdict continues a pattern of impunity f...
Aug 28 2012 12:00 am
The Gambia: Dozens of death row prisoners remain at imminent risk of execution
At least 38 people on death row in The Gambia are at imminent risk of execution following official confirmation nine other death row inmates were executed last week and a pledge from the government th...
Aug 28 2012 12:00 am
Afghanistan: 'music party' killings condemned as a war crime
Amnesty International has condemned the brutal killing of some 17 people who took part in a music party in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province on Sunday night (26 August). According to reports,...
Aug 28 2012 12:00 am
Balkans: Thousands still missing two decades after conflicts
If I could know where my son Albion is, and if I could bury him and put a flower on his grave I would be in a better place Nesrete Kumnova , from Kosovo whose son’s body is believed to be among those...
Aug 28 2012 12:00 am
India: Vedanta's human rights promises are 'meaningless and hollow'
Amnesty International today accused the UK-registered mining company Vedanta of attempting to “gloss over” criticisms of its poor human rights record in the East Indian state of Orissa by publishing a...
Aug 28 2012 12:00 am
The Gambia: Execution of nine people a 'retrograde step'
Amnesty International has received credible reports that nine people were executed on Thursday 23 August in The Gambia, and that more persons are under threat of imminent executions in the coming days...
Aug 24 2012 12:00 am
Iran must immediately release prisoner of conscience Arzhang Davoodi
Writer Arzhang Davoodi, who is facing fresh charges after being imprisoned in Iran for nearly nine years, must be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said. Sixty-years-old...