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...

Sep 19 2013 12:00 am
Morocco holding independent editor over coverage of Al-Qa'ida video

The Moroccan authorities’ detention of journalist and editor Ali Anouzla is an assault on the country’s independent media and he must be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International...

Sep 18 2013 12:00 am
Greece: Amnesty calls on authorities to 'stem dangerous tide' of fascist attacks after murder of musician

The Greek authorities must do everything in their power to prevent further politically motivated violence after a far-right supporter killed a musician and anti-fascist activist in the capital Athens...

Sep 17 2013 12:00 am
Yemen: Hand and foot amputation sentence 'amounts to torture'

The Yemeni authorities must immediately commute a sentence of amputation imposed on a man convicted of theft and assault, Amnesty International said today. The defendant received the “cross-amputation...

Sep 13 2013 12:00 am
Italy: president should reject rendition pardon plea from ex-CIA chief

‘Letting him off the hook now would send a very dangerous message’ - Julia Hall The Italian President must reject a former CIA agent’s plea to be pardoned for a crime he committed in the country as...