Reports

Nigeria must investigate Bundu shooting

11 October 2010

A new Amnesty International report details how in October 2009, security forces opened fire on a crowd of people peacefully protesting against the proposed demolition of their homes in Port Harcourt.

Stop forcible returns of Roma to Kosovo

28 September 2010

A new Amnesty International report details how Roma and other minority communities are sent back to face continuing discrimination and violence.

Sudan urged to end clampdown on freedom of expression before referendum

24 September 2010

A new Amnesty International briefing calls on the authorities to halt the harassment and intimidation of journalists in the run-up to the vote on southern independence in January 2011.

Security forces in Senegal continue to torture with impunity

15 September 2010

A new Amnesty International report shows how the use of torture to extract confessions is openly condoned in court proceedings and perpetrators are seldom held to account when their victims die.

Thousands of Iraqi detainees at risk of torture after US handover

13 September 2010

A new Amnesty International report details enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions, sometimes for several years without charge or trial and severe beatings of detainees, to obtain forced confessions.

Slovak government urged to end segregation for Romani children

2 September 2010

A new Amnesty International briefing points to serious gaps in the enforcement and monitoring of the ban on discrimination and segregation in the Slovak educational system.

Unlock their future: End the segregation of Romani children in Slovakia's schools

2 September 2010

Thousands of Romani children across Slovakia remain trapped in substandard education as a result of widespread discrimination and a school system that keeps failing them.

Steps to end segregation in education: Briefing to the government of Slovakia

2 September 2010

Amnesty International is deeply concerned that Romani children across Slovakia remain segregated in inferior education that traps them in a cycle of poverty and marginalization.

Slovakia: My Schoolbook: Unlock their future: End segregation of Romani children in Slovakia's schools

2 September 2010

This document is a schoolbook of a fictional Romani child living in Slovakia. His story is drawn from the experiences and testimony of real Romani children across Slovakia. The segregation of Roma in Slovak schools is a result of racial discrimination within the education system. It reflects prejudice and intolerance in Slovak society in general and is a factor in the perpetuation of such attitudes.

Vague laws used to criminalise criticism of government in Rwanda

31 August 2010

A new Amnesty International report details how the ambiguity of the 'genocide ideology' and 'sectarianism' laws is used to suppress political dissent and stifle freedom of speech.

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