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Oct 28 2014 9:57 am
Nigeria: Thankgod released from prison after having escaped execution by seconds

A man who spent 19 years on death row in Nigeria and who has been seconds away from execution has been released from prison, said Amnesty International today.

Oct 27 2014 4:25 pm
Malaysia: 'Sodomy' verdict due tomorrow in politically-motivated case

The Malaysian authorities should end the politically-motivated persecution of government critics including Anwar Ibrahim, Amnesty International said ahead of a final decision tomorrow in the long-s

Oct 25 2014 11:25 am
Iran: Execution of young woman another bloody stain on human rights record

The execution of Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari, who was convicted after a deeply flawed investigation and trial, is an affront to justice, said Amnesty International today.

Oct 24 2014 6:37 pm
Iran: 'sexual assault' woman Reyhaneh Jabbari set to be hanged at dawn tomorrow

‘Time is running out for Reyhaneh Jabbari’

Oct 24 2014 4:20 pm
Ethiopia: Thousands tortured, killed and arrested - new Amnesty report

Teacher stabbed in the eye with a bayonet during detention Hot coals poured over young girl while detained in a military camp

Oct 24 2014 3:29 pm
Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to ‘death sentences’

The Netherlands’ repeated attempts to forcibly return Somalis to areas controlled by the Islamist armed group al-Shabaab exposes them to grave risks of human rights abuses and would be a blat

Oct 23 2014 7:00 pm
Ferguson, USA: new report condemns 'excessive force' of police response

‘There must be accountability and systemic change that follows this excessive force’ - Steven W Hawkins

Oct 21 2014 2:06 pm
“Conspiracy of silence” continues as Government blocks UK Inquiry into Kincora child abuse

Amnesty International has strongly criticised the UK government’s decision to exclude Kincora Boys’ Home from its inquiry into child abuse in the UK.

Oct 21 2014 1:25 pm
France: Forced evictions set to leave dozens of Roma families homeless in Paris

Dozens of families will be left homeless if the French authorities go ahead with a planned forced eviction of a Roma camp in a Paris suburb this week, Amnesty International has warned.