Rashida Shams al-Din, an activist from Sudan's youth movement Girifna, was released on 16 August after being detained incommunicado by the National ...
Urgent Action AFR 54/043/2012
Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has announced that all death row inmates will be executed by mid-September. Amnesty International urges the President ...
Urgent Action AFR 27/005/2012
Sudanese student activist Mohammed Salah Mohammed was released on 11 August. He had been held in detention since 24 June.
Urgent Action AFR 54/042/2012
PressItem AFR 25/011/2012
Sudanese activist Rudwan Dawod was released on 16 August, after being seized by the National Security Service (NSS).
Urgent Action AFR 54/040/2012
An estimated 10000 to 20000 people have been forcibly evicted from their homes in Abonnema Wharf waterfront in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/040/2012
Rudwan Dawod was released on the orders of a judge on 13 August, only to be seized immediately by Sudan's National Security Service (NSS). His ...
Urgent Action AFR 54/038/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AFR 54/039/2012 15 August 2012. Sudan must end forced returns ...
Public Statement AFR 54/039/2012
Daniel Cook was executed in Arizona on 8 August. The clemency board denied clemency and the US Supreme Court refused to intervene.
Urgent Action AMR 51/072/2012
An Iranian man, Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, is scheduled to be executed on 10 September 2012, on the charge of “enmity against God” (moharebeh ...
Urgent Action MDE 13/058/2012