15 July 2010
Amputation and other major surgeries carried out without anaesthesia are just one indication of the dire state of North Korea’s healthcare system.
13 July 2010
The Tunisian authorities should end their subversion of human rights organizations and dissenting groups by infiltrating them and provoking turmoil, Amnesty International has said.
8 July 2010
Germany’s failure to thoroughly investigate claims of police ill-treatment and the use of excessive force has denied justice for victims of abuse.
7 July 2010
Women and girls in Nairobi’s slums live under the constant threat of sexual violence, leaving them often too scared to leave their houses to use communal toilet and bathroom facilities.
5 July 2010
Amnesty International has called on the President of Syria to reveal exactly what happened to 52 prisoners who went missing during and after disturbances at a military prison that also left at least 22 people dead.
2 July 2010
A new Amnesty International report details excessive use of force, mass arrests, enforced disappearances, and torture in detention during the ensuing government crackdown.
30 June 2010
A new Amnesty International report details how journalists, dissidents and activists are at risk of arbitrary arrest and harassment by the authorities.
29 June 2010
Government called on to bring to justice those responsible for the killing of up to 1,200 inmates of Abu Salim Prison in Tripoli 14 years ago.
28 June 2010
A new Amnesty International report details how a legal loophole allows war crimes committed during the 1975-1999 Indonesian occupation to go unpunished.
23 June 2010
A new Amnesty International report documents floggings used as punishment for adultery, indefinite detentions and abuses of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.