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Jan 24 2013 12:00 am
Posthumous trial of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky is 'farcical' and 'sinister'

Trial ‘would open a whole new chapter in Russia’s worsening human rights record’ - John Dalhuisen The forthcoming posthumous trial of a whistle-blowing Russian lawyer is a “travesty” and a “sinister”...

Jan 24 2013 12:00 am
India: Political will needed to end violence against women

A series of recommendations to curb violence against women in India in the wake of the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman, will require strong political action and judicial will if they are to be...

Jan 24 2013 12:00 am
Egypt: no senior officials convicted two years on from revolution - new report

No senior official or security officer has been convicted or properly punished for killing or injuring protesters during Egypt’s revolution two years ago, said Amnesty International today, as it...

Jan 24 2013 12:00 am
Cameroon: Unlawful killings, tortures and illegal detentions go unpunished - new Amnesty report reveals

People in Cameroon are being subjected to a raft of abuses including unlawful killings and torture, as the authorities seek to use the criminal justice system to clamp down on political opponents...

Jan 22 2013 12:00 am
Dominican Republic: Police officers finally charged in key killings case

A prosecutor in the Dominican Republic has filed charges against five policemen and a naval officer for the murder of two men in 2009, in what Amnesty International called a key case that points to...

Jan 21 2013 12:00 am
USA's drones 'manual' must be fully disclosed

‘There already exists a rulebook for these issues: it’s called international law’ - Susan Lee The use of lethal force by the US government must be in accordance with international law, Amnesty...

Jan 21 2013 12:00 am
Statement in response to the news of the death of Inez McCormack

Patrick Corrigan, Northern Ireland Programme Director of Amnesty International, said: "It is with deep sadness that we learned of the death of Inez McCormack. She was an inspirational leader for human...

Jan 21 2013 12:00 am
Student human rights award: Pulitzer Fellowship worth $2,000 up for grabs

Students have just four weeks left to enter the Student Human Rights Reporter award. The award is run in conjunction with Amnesty International UK, the National Union of Students and The Observer. And...

Jan 18 2013 12:00 am
Warning over possible closure of Jordan's border with Syria

Preventing refugees from entering Jordan to escape the conflict in Syria would increase suffering and could lead to further bloodshed and human rights abuses, Amnesty International warned today...

Jan 18 2013 12:00 am
Katyn massacre case at European Court is reminder of WW2 war crimes obligation

‘The current European Court case shows that the victims and their families will never stop in their fight for justice’ - Marek Marczynski Until the full truth is uncovered about the notorious Second...