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Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Armed Conflict

Israel/OPT: Death in custody of Walid Daqqah is cruel reminder of Israel’s disregard for Palestinians’ right to life

Responding to the death in custody of Walid Daqqah, a 62-year-old Palestinian writer who was the longest-serving Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails after having spent 38 years imprisoned, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Research, Advocacy, Policy and Campaigns...
Europe and Central Asia Censorship and Freedom of Expression

ORAL STATEMENT – Item 6 Consideration of UPR reports: Russian Federation – UN Human Rights Council 55th session 26 February – 5 April

It is with regret but no particular surprise that we note that the Russian authorities have made no meaningful commitments following its UPR, and only accepted broad recommendations not requiring any real action. The Russian Government’s responses contradict well-known facts, demonstrating its...
Europe and Central Asia Death in Custody

Russia: Authorities must release Aleksei Navalny’s body and allow access for an independent investigation into the cause of his death

Responding to the reports that Aleksei Navalny’s mother has been told her son’s body will not be released except for a secret burial, Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said: “This is a blatant attempt by the Russian authorities to cause further suffering to an already...