Press releases

Friday 1 May 2009

The detention of seven members of the army unit that killed the husband of an Indigenous leader is welcome, but a thorough and independent criminal investigati
Thursday 30 April 2009
Amnesty International’s 2-million members from around the world today declared their support and solidarity with the Roma community and civil society activists
Thursday 30 April 2009
Chinese authorities have intensified the crackdown on human rights activists across the country in the lead up to the twentieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square pro
Wednesday 29 April 2009
Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change with o
Wednesday 29 April 2009

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Wednesday 29 April 2009

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Wednesday 29 April 2009

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Wednesday 29 April 2009


Free Kamal Labwani, Rights Activist Serving 12-Year Sentence After Unfair Trial


(London, April 28, 2009) – Syrian authorities sh

Wednesday 29 April 2009
The authorities of Moldova appear to be punishing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for carrying out their duties as human rights defenders
Wednesday 29 April 2009
The Pakistan government must begin to provide assistance to at least 65,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Pakistani Taleban and government forces in Lower D

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Feature Article

Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.