8 April 2010
Nida Khyani, a female Provincial Council member, was left in critical condition after being attacked in a drive-by shooting in Pul-e-Khumri.
Police and security forces urged not to use excessive force while restoring public order after three days of violent unrest.
7 April 2010
Amnesty International urges the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and domestic violence.
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.
Over 100 people were killed in suicide bomb and other attacks mounted by armed groups in and around Baghdad in the last week.
Attempts by police to end protests in the capital Bishkek and other cities have reportedly left 17 people dead and many more injured.
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.
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.
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.