Spain must end incommunicado detention

15 September 2009

Amnesty International's new report shows how Spain has one of the strictest detention regimes in Europe, which is in breach of the country's obligations under international human rights law.

Human rights activists under threat in Serbia

14 September 2009

Human rights defenders are under attack in Serbia and the authorities are failing to protect them, Amnesty International said on Monday.

Saudi Arabia - countering terrorism with repression

11 September 2009

Since the September 11 attacks in the USA eight years ago, the Saudi Arabian authorities have launched a sustained assault on human rights in the name of countering terrorism.

Japan continues to execute mentally ill prisoners

10 September 2009

The government of Japan continues to execute prisoners who are mentally ill, according to a new Amnesty International report.

Thousands left homeless by forced evictions in Chad

9 September 2009

The Chadian government must stop the forced evictions that have left tens of thousands homeless in the capital city of N'Djamena, Amnesty International has said.

Repression in Fiji – international donors urged to act

7 September 2009

The interim military government in Fiji has used a wide range of repressive tactics to stifle any protests and intimidate its critics.

President Obama should take the lead on lifting embargo against Cuba

2 September 2009

A new Amnesty International report says that the sanctions on Cuba, imposed by the USA since 1962, are affecting Cubans' access to medicines and medical technologies and endangering the health of millions.

No justice in Timor-Leste ten years after independence vote

27 August 2009

A decade after Timor-Leste voted for independence, a culture of impunity continues to haunt the country’s people.

Displaced civilians in Philippines still at risk despite Mindanao ceasefire

25 August 2009

More than 200,000 people living in camps with limited access to food, also face human rights abuses by both the army and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), says a new Amnesty International report.

Tunisia continues human rights abuses in the name of security

20 August 2009

A new Amnesty International report says that Tunisia continues to commit human rights violations inthe name of security and counter-terrorism, yet other states continueto forcibly return Tunisian nationals at risk of torture and otherabuses.

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