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Authorities in Kyrgyzstan must respect human rights

8 April 2010

Police and security forces urged not to use excessive force while restoring public order after three days of violent unrest.

Victims of rape and sexual violence denied justice in Uganda

7 April 2010

Amnesty International urges the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and domestic violence.

Europe must break cycle of discrimination facing Roma

7 April 2010

Amnesty International is calling on European nations to take concrete action to break the cycle of discrimination, poverty and exclusion experienced by Romani communities in Europe.

Killings of civilians in Iraq constitute 'war crimes'

7 April 2010

Over 100 people were killed in suicide bomb and other attacks mounted by armed groups in and around Baghdad in the last week.

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan must refrain from unlawful use of force

7 April 2010

Attempts by police to end protests in the capital Bishkek and other cities have reportedly left 17 people dead and many more injured.

US helicopter killings in Iraq must be independently investigated

7 April 2010

A leaked classified US military video appears to show the 2007 attacks in which up to a dozen people, including a journalist and his driver, were killed.

ASEAN leaders should act over Myanmar's appalling rights record

7 April 2010

Myanmar's human rights record should be at the top of the agenda for Southeast Asian states attending the organization's summit in Ha Noi.

Exclusive: Images reveal devastation in Yemen’s hidden conflict in the north

6 April 2010

The scale of the devastation caused by aerial bombardments of the northern Yemeni region of Sa’dah is revealed in images obtained by Amnesty International.

Libya must stop forced evictions of Tabu tribe members

6 April 2010

Scores of Tabu families have lost their homes since November 2009 and it appears that many more evictions may be planned.

Egyptian security forces arrest and beat peaceful protestors

6 April 2010

More than 90 people were detained in Cairo for taking part in demonstrations calling for political reform on Tuesday.

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