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Sep 26 2013 12:00 am
Lithuania should re-open its CIA rendition investigation after new victim comes forward

Guantánamo Bay detainee Mustafa al-Hawsawi can provide new evidence, claims NGO With a new victim claiming he was held in a secret CIA detention centre in Lithuania, Amnesty International is urging...

Sep 26 2013 12:00 am
Northern Ireland: Human rights provide key to unlocking dispute of flags, parades and past - Amnesty

Human rights can provide the key to unlocking long-running disputes on flags, parading and dealing with the past in Northern Ireland, Amnesty International’s Northern Ireland Programme Director...

Sep 26 2013 12:00 am
France: New report reveals forced evictions have reached record proportions

Forced evictions in France have reached record proportions, Amnesty International revealed in a new report published today. The findings come despite promises made last year by the new French...

Sep 25 2013 12:00 am
Iraq: 13 executed last Sunday despite unfair trial and torture concerns

At least 73 people executed in Iraq so far this year Amnesty International has learnt that the Iraqi authorities executed 13 men last Sunday (22 September) despite grave concerns over the safety of...

Sep 25 2013 12:00 am
Russian authorities must investigate jailed Pussy Riot member's abuse allegations

‘We are concerned this could be yet another punishment for demanding … her own rights’ - Sergei Nikitin

Sep 25 2013 12:00 am
Russia must not level 'unfounded' piracy charges against Greenpeace activists

‘There’s very little question that unarmed Greenpeace activists are not pirates’ - John Dalhuisen Any piracy charges against activists on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise would be manifestly...

Sep 24 2013 12:00 am
USA's signing of Arms Treaty at UN General Assembly tomorrow welcomed

World’s largest arms dealer has ‘mixed record’ on weapons sales Following reports that US Secretary of State John Kerry will sign the international Arms Treaty tomorrow morning on the side-lines of...

Sep 23 2013 12:00 am
Kenya: Al-Shabab attack a despicable affront to human rights

The Somali-based Islamist armed group al-Shabab’s blatant disregard for life in its attack on a Nairobi shopping centre on Saturday is a despicable affront to basic human rights, Amnesty International...

Sep 20 2013 12:00 am
Sudan's Al-Bashir applies for American visa - UN should demand he surrenders to ICC

Member states of the United Nations General Assembly must demand that Sudan’s President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir surrender to the International Criminal Court (ICC), where he faces charges of...

Sep 20 2013 12:00 am
New report reveals EU is failing on homophobia and transphobia

Amnesty International has accused the European Union and its member states of failing to tackle homophobic and transphobic hate crimes and to protect the continent’s citizens from discrimination...