The wrong answer: Italy's 'Nomad Plan' violates the housing rights of Roma in Rome

11 March 2010

The "Nomad Plan" is the first scheme to have been developed using special powers provided by a Presidential decree which declared a "Nomad Emergency" in May 2008.

Rape victims worldwide denied justice and dignity

8 March 2010

To mark International Women's Day, Amnesty International has released two reports looking at sexual violence in Cambodia and the Nordic Countries.

Cambodia's government must protect victims of sexual violence as reports of rape increase

8 March 2010

A new Amnesty International report shows how corruption and discrimination within the police and courts prevent survivors of rape from receiving justice.

Indigenous Peoples struggle to survive in Colombia

23 February 2010

A new Amnesty International report details an increase in attacks on Indigenous Peoples by guerrilla groups, the security forces and paramilitaries.

Reform of security forces in Guinea must deliver justice for Bloody Monday massacre

23 February 2010

A new Amnesty International report documents extrajudicial executions, torture and other ill-treatment carried out by particular units of Guinea's armed forces last year.

Democratic Republic of Congo must end persecution of human rights defenders

17 February 2010

Human rights defenders in the DRC continue to be arbitrarily detained by security agencies and subjected to an alarming number of death threats.

Myanmar urged to end repression of ethnic minorities before elections

16 February 2010

The authorities have arrested, imprisoned and in some cases tortured or even killed ethnic minority activists, according to a new Amnesty International report drawing on over 700 testimonies.

Indian government must stop refinery expansion until human rights are addressed

9 February 2010

Indian authorities have given local communities scant information about the potential impact of a refinery expansion and mining project proposed by subsidiaries of Vedanta Resources in Orissa.

Madagascar killings must be investigated and perpetrators brought to justice

4 February 2010

Dozens were killed by security forces during more than a year of anti-government protests, sparked by the closure of the Viva television station in December 2008.

Police violence and illegal evictions near Papua New Guinean gold mine must be investigated

2 February 2010

Police in Papua New Guinea burnt down homes and threatened people with guns while illegally evicting them from land next to one of the country's biggest gold mines.

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