News & Updates

Victims of Gaza and Southern Israel conflict still await justice

27 December 2009

One year on, no one has been held accountable for the war crimes and other grave violations of international law reported by a UN Fact Finding Mission.

Governor killed in Colombia

23 December 2009

China must reveal fate of Uighur asylum-seekers

23 December 2009

Iran must allow peaceful gatherings during ‘Ashoura

23 December 2009

Trial of Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo begins this week

22 December 2009

Charged with 'inciting subversion of state power', the scholar is one of hundreds of signatories of Charter 08, a proposal for political reform in China.

Lithuania admits existence of secret prison

22 December 2009

A Lithuanian parliamentary committee has concluded that a CIA secret prison operated in Lithuania during the US-led “war on terror”.

Salil Shetty next Secretary General of Amnesty International

21 December 2009

Director of the UN’s Millennium Campaign for the past six years, and the Chief Executive of ActionAid before that, Salil Shetty will take up his new post in June 2010.

Not Done Yet

19 December 2009

Impunity and injustice are legacy of deadly July riots in Mongolia

18 December 2009

The Government of Mongolia has failed to effectively respond to human rights abuses that took place during the July 2008 riot in Ulaanbaatar.

Migrants tell of exploitation and detention

18 December 2009

To mark International Migrants Day, migrants from around the world have told Amnesty International how they have been exploited, detained and attacked.

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