Injustice fuels Sri Lanka's cycle of abuse and impunity

11 June 2009

Amnesty International has accused the Sri Lankan government of trapping the country in a vicious cycle of abuse and impunity.

Nearly 2,000 people missing ten years after Kosovo conflict

10 June 2009

A decade after the Kosovo conflict ended, around 1,900 families across Kosovo and Serbia still have no details about the fate or whereabouts of their missing relativ

Lebanon's elections should pave the way for human rights improvements

7 May 2009

A new five-point human rights agenda for Lebanon, published by Amnesty International in the run-up to the country's elections, urges its politicians to place human rig

Mixed messages from President Obama after 100 days

29 April 2009

100 days after taking office, President Obama's record in terms of US counter terrorism policies has been assessed in a new Amnesty International report.

Turkey fails to protect asylum-seekers

22 April 2009

The Turkish government's disregard for international law is shown by its persistence in forcibly returning people to countries where their lives may be at risk.

Security forces above the law in Iraqi Kurdistan

14 April 2009

Security forces in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region operate outside the rule of law and regularly abuse their authority.

Austria urged to tackle police racism

9 April 2009

Austria's police and justice system are plagued by racism, according to an Amnesty International report.

Guantánamo detainees still waiting for judicial review

9 April 2009

Only a handful of Guantánamo detainees have had court hearings to determine the lawfulness of their detention.

Police abuse goes unchecked in France

2 April 2009

French police have been accused of committing gross human rights violations – often against ethnic minorities – for which they are seldom brought to just

Paraguay's Indigenous Peoples in peril

31 March 2009

The Paraguayan state is failing to adequately protect the rights of its Indigenous Peoples, forcing many to live in misery and effectively condemning some to death.

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