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Feb 28 2014 3:34 pm
Northern Ireland: 'On the runs' scheme must not perpetuate impunity

The UK government scheme to issue written assurances to 'on the runs' in Northern Ireland must not perpetuate impunity, Amnesty International said today following the announcement of a judg

Feb 27 2014 11:17 am
Israeli security forces accused of being 'trigger-happy' in West Bank

Report shows ‘harrowing pattern of unlawful killings’ - Phil Luther

Feb 26 2014 6:01 pm
Ukraine: Disbanded riot police must be held to account for demo deaths

All those responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people killed during the anti-government protests in Ukraine must be brought to justice, Amnesty International said today.

Feb 26 2014 12:38 pm
Sri Lanka: Amnesty warns of crackdown ahead of UN Human Rights Session

The Sri Lankan government is targeting critics at alarming levels, with more surveillance and harassment expected ahead of next month’s UN Human Rights Council session, Amnesty International

Feb 25 2014 3:29 pm
Uganda: Tabloid gay list publication 'chilling'

Amnesty called the publication in a Ugandan tabloid newspaper of a list of names of people accused of being gay the day after President Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law a &lsquo

Feb 24 2014 4:50 pm
Russia: arrest of 234 protesters outside Moscow court shows 'reality' after Sochi

Pussy Riot protesters Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina among those arrested

Feb 24 2014 11:52 am
Uganda: President Museveni Signs Anti-Gay Bill

President Museveni has just signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law. Amnesty International condemns this as a dangerous and draconian piece of legislation

Feb 21 2014 4:51 pm
Zambia: Verdict In Homophobic Trial Due On Tuesday

Amnesty International is calling on Zambian authorities to end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation.