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Yemen: human rights 'in free-fall' as at least eight protesters killed

‘The Huthi leadership must immediately rein in the security forces and armed men under its control’ - Said Boumedouha

Utah's reintroduction of firing squads is USA’s latest attempt to 'fix the unfixable'

‘The Utah legislature should be expending its energies on abolishing the death penalty, not trying to fix the unfixable’ - Rob Freer

Venezuela: Protesters who suffered burning, sexual abuse and asphyxiation being denied justice - new Amnesty report

Venezuela’s failure to bring to justice those responsible for the deaths of 43 people and the injury and torture of hundreds of others during protests last year, is giving a green light to mo

Equatorial Guinea: Amnesty demands immediate release of peaceful protestor

Equatorial Guinea must release a human rights defender detained simply for campaigning against the unlawful arrest and subsequent restriction of movement imposed on opposition leader Guillermo Ngue

Yemen: People who ordered mosque bombings must be brought to justice

The suicide bombing of two mosques in Sanaa today, that killed dozens of people and wounded more than 100 others, must be investigated immediately and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty

Nigeria: Alarming number of oil spills blight Niger Delta

More than 550 oil spills in Niger Delta in 2014 alone Shell reports 204 oil spills ENI oil company reports 349 spills

Azerbaijan: Prisoner release welcome, but a tokenistic gesture in the run up to European Games

The release of two prisoners of conscience today is a positive move, but with 20 others behind bars, it is little more than a tokenistic gesture to appease critics in the run up to the European Gam

Amnesty International response to death of Gerry McKerr, one of the Hooded Men

Amnesty International is deeply saddened at news of the death of Gerry McKerr, announced today.

Yemen: Investigate assassination of renowned journalist

The Yemeni authorities must set up a prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into today’s despicable killing of leading journalist and activist Abdulkarim al-Khaiwani, Amnes