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Americas Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Cuba: Release Imprisoned Artists

Charges Violate Freedom of Expression, Association The Cuban government should immediately and unconditionally release Maykel Castillo Pérez and Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, artists who are set to stand trial starting on May 30, 2022, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today....
Hong Kong

China: Tiananmen vigil events across globe in solidarity with Hong Kong

AV materials available on 4 June, the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown Events in cities including London, San Francisco and Seoul Activists will demand justice for those killed in Beijing on 4 June 1989 and protest against the crackdown on Hong Kong’s annual vigil Hong Kong’s suppressed...
Death Penalty

Death Penalty 2021: Facts and Figures

Global figures Amnesty International recorded 579 executions in 18 countries in 2021, an increase of 20% from the 483 recorded in 2020. This figure represents the second lowest number of executions recorded by Amnesty International since at least 2010. Most known...
Death Penalty

Death sentences and executions 2021

This report covers the judicial use of the death penalty for the period January to December 2021. Amnesty International reports only on executions, death sentences and other aspects of the use of the death penalty, such as commutations and exonerations, where there is reasonable confirmation. In...