Activism by Country

On August 1, 2011

Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen and father of two, was travelling home to Canada from visiting his wife’s family in Tunisia in 2002.While changing planes at New York City’s JFK airport, he was detai

On August 1, 2011

Seventeen predominantly Roma families who live in several buildings owned by the Belgrade municipality of Obrenovac are at risk of being forcibly evicted.

On August 1, 2011
Signed Russia: Authorities Must Effectively Investigate Killing of Human Rights Activist

On August 1, 2011
Signed Stop Saudi Arabia's oppressive anti-terror law

Amnesty International has obtained a copy of a draft anti-terror law following its review in June 2011 by Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council, a government-appointed consultative body.

On August 1, 2011

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations in Turkey have fought a long campaign for discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity to be prohibited

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