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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...

Sep 13 2013 12:00 am
India: Death penalty will not end violence against women

Far-reaching procedural and institutional reform, and not the death penalty, is needed to tackle the endemic problem of violence against women in India, Amnesty International said today after four men...

Sep 12 2013 12:00 am
Zambia: Drop charges against men accused of same sex conduct

Zambia must immediately drop the charges against two men accused of same-sex sexual conduct and release them from prison unconditionally, Amnesty International said ahead of a court hearing next...

Sep 12 2013 12:00 am
Egypt: detained Morsi supporters denied access to lawyers

*At least 30 detainees held in secret locations, with over 250 in military camp Scores of supporters of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi have been denied their basic legal rights after being...

Sep 12 2013 12:00 am
Somalia: Forced evictions in Mogadishu put thousands of displaced at even greater risk

Thousands of people are being forcibly evicted from makeshift camps in Mogadishu as the government presses ahead with plans to clean up the capital, Amnesty said in a briefing released today. Forced...

Sep 12 2013 12:00 am
Cuba must release man jailed for 'dangerousness'

Cuban authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a political activist imprisoned solely because of his political views, Amnesty International said as it adopted Iván Fernández Depestre...

Sep 12 2013 12:00 am
Omagh Inquiry refusal: Wrong call made by UK government

Amnesty International today joined bereaved families in expressing extreme disappointment at the news that calls for an independent public inquiry into the circumstances of the Omagh bombing, have...