It's not just the economy - It's a human rights crisis: Facts and figures
Protests crushed, dissent silenced, human rights defenders attacked and detained, people forced from their homes. While world leaders focus on rescuing their failing economies, a human rights catastrophe is unfolding beneath the radar. The Amnesty International Report 2009 exposes some of the worst abuses committed around the world.
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- India: Dalit rights activist released: Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’
- Oral statement during Item 4 debate on human rights situations requiring the attention of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC39): Egypt, China, Nicaragua, Venezuela
- Myanmar: Human Rights Council should create accountability mechanism for Myanmar atrocities. Amnesty International oral statement at the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council