Freedom of expression (717)
Sep 24 2018 3:45pm
Russia: detained opposition leader Aleksei Navalny 'is a prisoner of conscience'
‘The Russian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release ...
Sep 24 2018 12:01am
China: One million people detained in mass 're-education' drive
China must end its campaign of systematic repression and shed light on...
Sep 20 2018 5:59am
Egypt: repression now 'more extreme' than under Mubarak
New ‘Egypt, an Open-Air Prison for Critics’ campaign launched    Si...
Sep 17 2018 7:23pm
Ethiopia: Police must face immediate investigation after five protesters shot dead
Amnesty International today called on the Ethiopian authorities to tho...
Sep 17 2018 3:55pm
Urgent Action: Wave of detentions of students and activists in Nicaragua
Detention of student leaders and other social activists have increased...
Sep 13 2018 2:27pm
Urgent Action: Bangladesh prisoner of conscience faces prolonged detention
Shahidul Alam, a prisoner of conscience and possible victim of torture...
Sep 10 2018 1:02pm
Urgent Action: Papuan activist charged for posting Facebook video in Indonesia
A peaceful pro-independence Papuan activist, Agustinus Yolemal, was de...
Sep 10 2018 12:18pm
Urgent Action update: Two Reuters journalists sentenced to 7 years in Myanmar jail
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in jail on 3 Sep...
Sep 10 2018 11:34am
Urgent Action update: Chinese rights defender faces 15 years in jail
Zhen Jianghua reportedly stood trial over the charge of “inciting subv...
Sep 7 2018 5:40pm
Free press under threat in Northern Ireland as journalists arrested
In two parts of the world this week, journalists found themselves behi...