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1 May 2009

Colombia: Positive first steps in finding killers of husband of Indigenous leader


The detention of seven members of the army unit that killed the husband of an Indigenous leader is welcome, but a thorough and independent criminal investigati
Region Americas
Country Colombia
30 April 2009

Czech Republic: Amnesty International in support of nationwide action against attacks on Roma

Amnesty International’s 2-million members from around the world today declared their support and solidarity with the Roma community and civil society activists
Region Europe And Central Asia
30 April 2009

China: Crackdown on activists intensifies; rule of law ignored

Chinese authorities have intensified the crackdown on human rights activists across the country in the lead up to the twentieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square pro
Tags
  • Activists
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country China
29 April 2009

USA: President Obama sends mixed messages on counter terrorism in first 100 days

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change with o
Tags
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
29 April 2009

USA: President Obama’s first 100 days on counter terrorism in numbers

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Tags
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
29 April 2009

USA: President Obama’s first 100 days on counter terrorism - Case Studies

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Tags
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
29 April 2009

USA: President Obama’s first 100 days on counter terrorism - Timeline

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Tags
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
29 April 2009

Syria: UN Rules Dissident’s Detention Illegal


Free Kamal Labwani, Rights Activist Serving 12-Year Sentence After Unfair Trial


(London, April 28, 2009) – Syrian authorities sh

Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Syria
29 April 2009

Amnesty International and other NGOs under scrutiny of Moldovan authorities

The authorities of Moldova appear to be punishing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for carrying out their duties as human rights defenders
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Moldova
29 April 2009

Pakistan: Amnesty International Update on Displacement and Civilian Casualties in NWFP, Pakistan

The Pakistan government must begin to provide assistance to at least 65,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Pakistani Taleban and government forces in Lower D
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Pakistan

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