Amnesty International Press Release

05/25/2018 - 10:48 Pakistan: Historic rights advances for tribal areas and transgender people
05/24/2018 - 14:33 Niger: This 25 May marks two months in detention of 26 activists and civil society members
05/24/2018 - 10:32 Colombia: State must provide assistance to people affected by the Hidroituango project
05/24/2018 - 04:17 Nigeria: Starving women raped by soldiers and militia who claim to be rescuing them
05/23/2018 - 22:43 Thailand: Charging of protestors makes mockery of juntas pledge to lift restrictions
05/23/2018 - 09:32 Brazil: Authorities must not let the Pau DArco massacre go unpunished
05/23/2018 - 08:11 Saudi Arabia: More activists arrested in continuing crackdown
05/23/2018 - 04:52 Ireland: Abortion referendum is historic opportunity to vote for equality, compassion and dignity
05/23/2018 - 04:28 Sweden: New rape law will be historic victory for #MeToo campaigners
05/23/2018 - 04:04 Madagascar: Sentence upheld against environmental activist
05/22/2018 - 11:16 Sudan: Pro-government militia open deadly fire on IDP camp in Central Darfur
05/22/2018 - 10:17 Rwanda: Fair trial must be guaranteed for former presidential hopeful
05/22/2018 - 07:42 Thailand: Juntas promise to lift restrictions by June is not enough
05/21/2018 - 21:46 China: Tibetan activist handed grotesquely unjust 5 year prison sentence after featuring in New York Times video
05/20/2018 - 23:18 South Korea: Release of union leader must spur government to reform demonstration laws
05/19/2018 - 04:54 Saudi Arabia: Chilling smear campaign against womens rights defenders
05/18/2018 - 11:01 Sri Lanka: Release lists of the forcibly disappeared
05/18/2018 - 03:44 Global Wikipedia edit-a-thon shines spotlight on the unsung women defending human rights around the world
05/18/2018 - 03:04 Syria: New property law punishes the displaced and could obstruct investigation of war crimes
05/18/2018 - 02:16 Australia: Healthcare rollbacks put refugee lives and health at risk
05/17/2018 - 04:26 Lebanon: Crackdown on Beirut Pride an outrageous attempt to deny human rights of LGBTI people
05/16/2018 - 23:47 Yemen: Fierce new offensive displaces tens of thousands of civilians from Hodeidah
05/16/2018 - 10:59 Zambia: Musician and activist Pilato must be released immediately and unconditionally
05/16/2018 - 08:25 Bahrain: Citizenship of 115 people revoked in ludicrous mass trial
05/16/2018 - 08:09 Burundi: Referendum marred by harassment and intimidation
05/16/2018 - 07:22 Malaysia: Release of prisoner of conscience Anwar Ibrahim a momentous day for human rights
05/16/2018 - 06:00 Acclaimed Writers and Artists Call on China to Free Poet and Artist Liu Xia
05/16/2018 - 02:11 Libya: Shameful EU policies fuel surge in detention of migrants and refugees
05/15/2018 - 03:53 Kenya: Sengwer evictions from Embobut Forest flawed and illegal
05/15/2018 - 03:09 Pakistan: Campaign of hacking, spyware and surveillance targets human rights defenders
05/13/2018 - 12:40 State of Palestine: Free engineer jailed for Facebook post
05/12/2018 - 11:01 Brazil: International solidarity is crucial to solving activist Marielle Francos killing
05/11/2018 - 14:13 Niger: More than a hundred Sudanese nationals deported to Libya in critical situation and at risk of serious abuses including torture
05/11/2018 - 12:30 Colombia: Authorities must investigate killings of community leaders and take urgent action to protect human rights defenders
05/11/2018 - 11:36 Ukraine: Attack on LGBTI event highlights police failure to confront far-right violence
05/11/2018 - 10:06 South Africa: Ten years after xenophobic killings, refugees and migrants still living in fear
05/11/2018 - 07:27 Egypt: Activist arrested for Facebook video on sexual harassment
05/10/2018 - 10:48 Sudan: Death sentence for raped teenager is an intolerable cruelty
05/10/2018 - 08:09 Turkey: Banned Pride march must be allowed to take place in peace
05/10/2018 - 03:57 Peru: Authorities are criminalizing human rights defenders by overturning judgement of acquittal
05/10/2018 - 03:37 Malaysia: Historic election result provides golden opportunity for human rights
05/09/2018 - 13:11 Kenya: Nairobi authorities must provide alternative housing to forcibly evicted residents
05/09/2018 - 10:43 Zambia: Release medical doctor jailed for insulting the president immediately and unconditionally
05/09/2018 - 10:22 Madagascar: The right to protest should not be criminalized
05/09/2018 - 06:54 Israel: Decision to expel HRW country director exposes growing intolerance of criticism
05/08/2018 - 04:17 Zimbabwe: Revise colonial-era health law to ensure adolescent girls rights
05/07/2018 - 15:52 Malaysian elections: Next government must prioritize human rights
05/07/2018 - 08:57 Egypt: Government responds to Amnesty Internationals report on cruel and unlawful use of solitary confinement
05/07/2018 - 06:44 USA: Routine separation of asylum-seeking families violates international law
05/07/2018 - 05:48 Uzbekistan: Prisoner of conscience freed after being sentenced to community service
05/07/2018 - 03:35 Egypt: The use of indefinite solitary confinement against prisoners amounts to torture
05/05/2018 - 12:28 Russia: Outrageous Use of Force Against Protesters in Moscow and all Over the Country
05/04/2018 - 08:26 Russia: Authorities must allow peaceful protests ahead of Putin inauguration
05/04/2018 - 06:02 Russia: Chechnyas leading rights defender facing 10 years in jail
05/04/2018 - 05:16 Iran: Raheleh Rahemipour goes on trial amid intensified pressure to withdraw UN complaint
05/02/2018 - 20:57 Turkey: For journalists, Turkey has become a dungeon
05/02/2018 - 08:12 Armenia: Right to peaceful assembly must be priority amid fresh opposition protests
05/02/2018 - 06:36 Central African Republic: Those responsible for renewed bloodshed must be brought to justice
05/01/2018 - 05:18 Iran: Imminent execution of Kurdish man must be halted
04/30/2018 - 04:20 Iran: New evidence reveals deliberate desecration and destruction of multiple mass gravesites
04/30/2018 - 01:17 Morocco: Quash conviction of El Mortada Iamrachen
04/27/2018 - 08:54 Korea peace talks: A missed opportunity for human rights
04/27/2018 - 08:09 Israel: Arms embargo needed as military unlawfully kills and maims Gaza protesters
04/26/2018 - 09:48 Papua New Guinea: Refugee health crisis looming as Australia withdraws support
04/26/2018 - 09:10 Americas: Activists in Peru and Paraguay criminalized for defending the environment
04/26/2018 - 08:53 El Salvador: Failure to decriminalize abortion is a terrible blow to human rights
04/26/2018 - 01:16 China: In pre-recorded video human rights lawyer foresaw torture by police
04/25/2018 - 07:51 Guatemala: Human rights must take precedence in appointment of Attorney General
04/25/2018 - 03:50 Armenia: Right to protest must be respected amid fresh unrest
04/24/2018 - 06:56 Egypt: Hisham Genina's sentence a serious setback for freedom of expression under al-Sisi
04/24/2018 - 06:00 Israel: Deportation not voluntary if alternative is indefinite detention or serious risk of harm
04/24/2018 - 05:33 Turkey: Thousands of Afghans swept up in ruthless deportation drive
04/24/2018 - 05:20 Americas: US and Mexican authorities must respect caravan participants right to seek asylum
04/24/2018 - 03:34 Spain: Cruel austerity measures leave patients suffering
04/23/2018 - 10:04 El Salvador: Lawmakers must approve bill to decriminalize abortion
04/23/2018 - 05:48 Trinidad and Tobago: Deportation of 82 Venezuelans violates human rights obligations
04/22/2018 - 19:56 Maldives: One year later, no justice for Yameen Rasheed
04/21/2018 - 08:04 Nicaragua: State must stop repressing demonstrators after 10 are killed
04/20/2018 - 06:20 Indonesia: Caning of unmarried couples for showing affection in public an act of utmost cruelty
04/20/2018 - 05:18 Liberia: Warlord Jungle Jabbah jailed for 30 years in US
04/20/2018 - 05:03 Googles new Chat service shows total contempt for Android users privacy
04/19/2018 - 13:56 Niger. Accredited diplomatic representations must act for the immediate release of arrested human rights defenders
04/19/2018 - 05:33 Trump threat puts European role in lethal US drone strikes under new scrutiny
04/18/2018 - 05:07 EU: Asylum-seekers must be allowed into mainland Greece after court rules against containment on islands
04/18/2018 - 04:02 Senegal: Right to peaceful protest and freedom of expression must be respected amid crackdown on dissent
04/17/2018 - 11:14 Amnesty pushes for victims rights at OECD Minerals Forum
04/17/2018 - 05:24 Iraq: Women and children with perceived ties to IS denied aid, sexually exploited and trapped in camps
04/17/2018 - 02:36 EU: Cosmetic changes offered by Poland fail to address rule of law issues
04/17/2018 - 01:25 Nigeria Reckless police crackdown against unarmed protestors put lives at risk
04/16/2018 - 06:33 SADC: Move from declarations to action to end the crisis in the DRC
04/16/2018 - 06:27 Cuba: Change of leadership must herald a new era for human rights
04/16/2018 - 06:23 Syria: Block on Douma chemical attack investigation must be lifted immediately
04/16/2018 - 03:25 Spain: Terrorism charges against bar brawl youths must be withdrawn
04/13/2018 - 11:40 Brazil: Authorities must bring all those responsible for Marielle Francos death to justice
04/13/2018 - 10:42 Israel/OPT: Israeli forces must end the use of excessive force in response to Great March of Return protests
04/13/2018 - 07:19 Colombia: Authorities must guarantee effective protection of women human rights defenders
04/12/2018 - 12:04 Americas: Summit leaders must prioritize solving grave human rights challenges
04/12/2018 - 08:26 Argentina: Amnesty International calls on President Macri to address key human rights issues
04/12/2018 - 07:48 Death penalty: Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco/Western Sahara must abolish the death penalty in law
04/12/2018 - 07:33 Vietnam: Activists on trial as crackdown on peaceful activism continues
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