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Press Releases

17 June 2009

UK/Northern Ireland: Attacks against Roma people are unacceptable and illegal

The latest attacks on Roma people in Northern Ireland are part of a trend of growing abuses against the Roma across Europe
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country UK
17 June 2009

Sri Lanka: Presidential Commission of Inquiry fails citizens

Amnesty International has demanded that reports into cases of human rights abuses, investigated by the Sri Lankan government’s Commission of Inquiry, be made pub
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Sri Lanka
17 June 2009

Sudan: UN Special Rapporteur must remain

Documents before the Human Rights Council for adoption today strongly imply that the Council will end the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Sudan, according
Region Africa
Country Sudan
14 June 2009

Iran : Violence against demonstrators marks new presidential term

The Iranian authorities must start an immediate investigation into the security forces’ violent handling of thousands of demonstrators who took to the streets on
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
11 June 2009

Sri Lanka: End twenty years of impunity

The Sri Lankan government’s failure to deliver justice for serious human rights violations over the past twenty years has trapped the country in a vicious c

10 June 2009

Guantánamo: Palau’s offer to accept detainees would not excuse USA

Reports that the government of Palau has offered to temporarily accept up to 17 Guantánamo detainees leave many questions unanswered and even if the offer is ta
  • Torture And Ill-treatment,
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
9 June 2009

Peru: Amnesty international concerned about critical situation in the Amazon

Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the situation in the Peruvian Amazon following the events in the town of Bagua, in the department of Amazonas, on 5 Jun
Region Americas
Country Peru
9 June 2009

Iran: Election amid repression of dissent and unrest

The Iranian presidential elections are to be held

Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
8 June 2009

Serbia/Kosovo: No end to impunity 10 years after the end of war in Kosovo

In a report published to mark the tenth anniversary of the end of the war in Kosovo, Amnesty International highlights the continued failure of the authorities in Serbi
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Serbia
8 June 2009

Somalia: Investigate killing of radio director

Amnesty International calls on the Somalia Transitional Federal Government to open a thorough, prompt and impartial investigation, with the assistance of the internati
Region Africa
Country Somalia

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