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Press Releases

 
1 September 2011

Macedonia: Time to deliver justice to the victims of war crimes

Amnesty International is calling on the Macedonian authorities to reverse immediately a parliamentary decision which will have the effect of denying justice, truth and reparation to victims of the 2001 armed conflict in the former Yugoslav Republic

Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Macedonia
1 September 2011

Chile: Impartial investigation for student protester death

Chilean authorities must name a civilian judge to investigate allegations of police involvement in the death of a teenager shot last week during protests in Santiago, Amnesty International said today. 

Region Americas
Country Chile
31 August 2011

Syria’s surge of deaths in detention revealed

At least 88 people are believed to have died in detention in Syria during five months of bloody repression of pro-reform protests, a new Amnesty International report reveals today.

Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Syria
31 August 2011

Ethiopian opposition leaders detained after meeting with Amnesty International

Two Ethiopian opposition leaders have been arrested after meeting an Amnesty International delegation, which was afterwards expelled from the country, the organization said today.

31 August 2011

Bolivia: Former officials convicted over massacre

The conviction of seven high-ranking former officials in Bolivia for their role in dozens of deaths during anti-government protests in 2003 is an important step for justice, Amnesty International said today.

Region Americas
Country Bolivia
30 August 2011

Mexico’s strategy to protect migrants fails to have impact

The Mexican government’s strategy on migrants has so far failed to tackle the alarming numbers of Central American migrants being kidnapped regularly in the country, Amnesty International said a year after the plan was first launched.

Region Americas
Country Mexico
30 August 2011

Sudan: Southern Kordofan Civilians Tell of Air Strike Horror

The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) are indiscriminately bombing civilian areas in the Nuba Mountains region of Southern Kordofan and preventing aid from reaching desperate displaced people, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today.

30 August 2011

Pakistan urged to end enforced disappearances

Authorities in Pakistan must urgently end the widespread practice of enforced disappearance and ensure anyone detained has full access to lawyers and the courts, Amnesty International said in a new briefing today.

30 August 2011

Libya: Fears for detainees held by anti-Gaddafi forces

People suspected of having fought for Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi, in particular black Libyans and sub-Saharan Africans, are at high risk of abuse by anti-Gaddafi forces, Amnesty International said today after witnessing black Libyans being targeted in Tripoli on Monday.

Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Libya
29 August 2011

Libya: Prison records at risk of being lost

 

Key prison records and other documentation are at risk of being lost as sites remain unsecure and documents destroyed or taken away in Libya, Amnesty International warned today. 

 

Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Libya

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