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Jul 25 2013 12:00 am
Tunisia: Mohamed Brahmi's murder must be fully investigated and killers brought to justice

‘Little has been done by the authorities to ensure that reported attacks against members of the opposition are adequately investigated’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui The Tunisian authorities must conduct an...

Jul 25 2013 12:00 am
Amnesty announces phenomenal extended line-up for Edinburgh comedy shows

Amnesty International, producers of the renowned Secret Policeman's Ball, today announced an extended comedy line-up for its Secret Comedy Podcasts. This year, for the first time, Amnesty will be...

Jul 24 2013 12:00 am
Yemen should investigate journalist's treatment and US missile attack he reported

‘Intense political pressure applied by the USA appeared to be a blatant attempt to override the judicial process in another country’ - Philip Luther Amnesty is urging the Yemeni authorities to...

Jul 24 2013 12:00 am
Pussy Riot: today's refusal of parole for Maria Alekhina is a further travesty of justice

‘It’s deeply shocking that Masha, a young mother, remains behind bars for a peaceful expression of her beliefs’ - Angelique Kidjo, one of 100 musicians supporting Pussy Riot A Russian appeal court...

Jul 23 2013 12:00 am
Egypt: Security forces abandoned Coptic Christians in Luxor to murderous mob - briefing

More than 100 Christian homes attacked by mob armed with metal bars, knives and hammers Egyptian security forces stood by during a brutal attack on Coptic Christians in Luxor two days after Mohamed...

Jul 22 2013 9:12 am
Pussy Riot: Adele, Ke$ha, Sir Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, Radiohead, Patti Smith and U2 among 100 musicians in new call for release

Musicians’ call comes ahead of parole hearings for the two imprisoned women

Jul 22 2013 12:00 am
California has breached human rights of prisoners on hunger strike

‘Prisoners … should not be subjected to punitive measures for exercising their right to engage in peaceful protest’ - Angela Wright The Californian prison authorities have breached international human...

Jul 19 2013 12:00 am
CIA agent Robert Seldon Lady must face justice in Italy over rendition

‘Robert Seldon Lady … should have to answer the charges against him in Italy in person’ - John Dalhuisen Amnesty International is calling for the return of the CIA agent Robert Seldon Lady to Italy to...

Jul 18 2013 12:00 am
Bradley Manning: aiding the enemy charge is 'ludicrous'

Today’s decision by a US military judge not to drop the charge accusing the US Private Bradley Manning of “aiding the enemy” is a ludicrous decision which “makes a mockery of the US military court...

Jul 18 2013 12:00 am
Russia: Navalny case labelled 'parody of a prosecution and a parody of a trial'

The sentencing today of the popular Russian blogger and informal opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has been denounced as “a parody of a prosecution and a parody of a trial”. Navlany was sentenced...