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Thailand: Attitude adjustment: 100 days under martial law
11 September 2014

On 22 May 2014, two days after declaring Martial Law, Thailand's military took power for the second time in eight years. Under the National Council for ...

Report       ASA 39/011/2014

Timor-Leste: Unconstitutional media law threatens freedom of ...
11 September 2014

Amnesty International urges the Timor-Leste parliament to revise the new Media Law and bring it into line with international law and standards in accordance ...

Public Statement       ASA 57/002/2014

China: Further information: Families forcibly returned to North ...
11 September 2014

A group of around 29 people, including a one-year-old baby, were forcibly returned to North Korea in early August after being detained in China. It is ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/048/2014

The UN Human Rights Council should support effective ...
9 September 2014

On 10 October 2014 Amnesty International, together with other members of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, will mark the 12th World Day ...

Document       IOR 41/028/2014

Indonesia: New administration must resolve killing of human ...
5 September 2014

Amnesty International urges President-elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to ensure that his plan to resolve past human rights violations includes accountability ...

Public Statement       ASA 21/024/2014

China: Further information: Chinese activist imprisoned ...
5 September 2014

Veteran activist Zhang Lin has been sentenced to three and a half years imprisonment as a result of his peaceful activism defending his daughter's ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/046/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Further jail terms for peaceful ...
5 September 2014

Activist Ko Htin Kyaw has received two further prison sentences for his peaceful political activities in Myanmar and is facing further charges related to ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/020/2014

The Human Rights Council must urge States to address ...
4 September 2014

In this statement, Amnesty international welcomes the consensus that effective strategies to eradicate preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity must ...

Document       IOR 42/003/2014

Malaysia: Increasing use of the Sedition Act fosters a climate ...
4 September 2014

Malaysia must end its alarming use of the Sedition Act to criminalize activists, opposition politicians, journalists, students and academics, Amnesty ...

Public Statement       ASA 28/008/2014

Myanmar: Imprisoned for peacefully protesting: U Sein Than
4 September 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has been imprisoned in Myanmar for participating in a series of peaceful protests. He faces further charges related ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/019/2014