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Dominican Republic Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Dominican Republic: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Sixth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, November – December 2009

In this submission, Amnesty International raises concerns over shortcomings of national legislation with regards to migrants’ rights and sexual and reproductive rights. The organization also highlights its concerns in relation to excessive use of force by the security forces, violence against women...
Belarus Armed Conflict

The Wire, April/May 2009. Vol. 39, issue 002

1) World Health Day: When rescuers become casualties; 2) Counter Terror with Justice: On the rights way to justice 3) Livewire: Grief is still so raw; The task of reconstruction will be truly immense; 100 days campaign in Kenya 4) International Workers Day: Crackdown on migrant workers in South...
China Detention

People’s Republic of China: Briefing for the Committee against Torture in advance of their consideration of China’s fourth periodic report, 3-21 November 2008

Amnesty International has prepared this briefing for the Committee against Torture (CAT) to assist their consideration of China’s fourth periodic report under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. In line with Amnesty International’s current...
Algeria Armed Groups

Algeria: Briefing to the Committee Against Torture

Amnesty International submits this briefing for consideration by the Committee Against Torture. This briefing summarizes some of Amnesty International’s main concerns on Algeria. These concerns relate broadly to a persistent pattern of secret detention and torture by the Department for Information...
North Macedonia Children

Macedonia: Summary. “Little by little we women have learned our rights”: The Macedonian government’s failure to uphold the rights of Romani women and girls

This document is a summary of the report EUR 65/004/2007 which provides evidence of discrimination against Romani women and documents human rights violations to which Romani women and girls in Macedonia are exposed. In particular it examines the obstacles they face in accessing three basic human...