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Tunisian journalist freed

22 July 2008

A Tunisian journalist has been released eight months after he was arrested.

Children’s choir director still wanted for terrorist propaganda

18 July 2008

Duygu Ozge Bayar is still wanted by the Turkish authorities after she and members of her choir were accused of spreading propaganda for an outlawed separatist group.

President of Sudan could face arrest over Darfur war crimes

18 July 2008

Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo has applied for the issuance of an arrest warrant against Omar El Bashir for 10 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and wa

Venezuela must implement new law on violence against women

17 July 2008

Amnesty International urges authorities to show the political will and provide the resources needed to ensure the new law will not just exist on paper.

ICC in difficulty ten years after the Rome Statute

17 July 2008

Thursday 17 July marks the tenth anniversary of the Rome Statute, the treaty that led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court.

Olympics promises for human rights – the China Debate

17 July 2008

Amnesty International has launched a new website for people to have their say about the human rights situation in China in the countdown to the Beijing Olympics.

Video: Aerial art petition to Chinese authorities

16 July 2008

Thousands of Amnesty International supporters from around the world teamed up with Circle Up Now, to create large images on the ground which are only

Omar Khadr must be immediately repatriated to Canada

15 July 2008

Reacting to the release of a video publicly showing Canadian citizen Omar Khadr being questioned at the US detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Amnesty International

Fifteen officials found guilty of abusing Genoa G8 protesters

15 July 2008

Amnesty International welcomes the fact that the Italian magistrates have held individuals accountable for the brutalities that occurred in the Bolzaneto detention f

Japan must respect rights of detained Greenpeace activists

15 July 2008

Amnesty International has expressed its deep concern to the prime minister of Japan about the detention of two Greenpeace activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, wh

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