Ukraine needs accountability for human rights violations

14 April 2010

President Viktor Yanukovych urged to protect people from torture and other ill-treatment in police custody, racial discrimination and other abuses.

Europe must halt unreliable 'diplomatic assurances' that risk torture

12 April 2010

A new Amnesty International report documents how countries rely on 'no torture' promises from governments with proven records of torture.

Europe: Stop forced evictions of Roma in Europe

8 April 2010

Forced evictions are cruel, humiliating and in breach of international law. In Europe, they happen all too often and affect those who are least able to resist.

Victims of rape and sexual violence denied justice in Uganda

7 April 2010

Amnesty International urges the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and domestic violence.

Europe must break cycle of discrimination facing Roma

7 April 2010

Amnesty International is calling on European nations to take concrete action to break the cycle of discrimination, poverty and exclusion experienced by Romani communities in Europe.

Death penalty report: China must end secrecy surrounding sentences and executions

30 March 2010

As Amnesty International publishes its world overview of the death penalty for 2009, the organization challenges the Chinese authorities to reveal how many people they execute and sentence to death

Albanian women deserve justice

25 March 2010

The authorities have been urged to take further steps to protect the one in three women in the country who are victims of domestic violence.

Malaysia must end abuse of migrant workers

24 March 2010

Lured to the country on the promise of jobs, many people from countries such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Nepal are used in forced labour or exploited in other ways.

Kazakhstani authorities must tackle police brutality

22 March 2010

A new Amnesty International report documents the pervasiveness of torture and other ill-treatment in the criminal justice system and the persistence of impunity for such actions.

Italian authorities urged to stop forced evictions of Roma

11 March 2010

Amnesty International has called for a review of a controversial housing plan that has resulted in the forced eviction of hundreds of Roma and paves the way for thousands more.

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