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Sudan Armed Conflict

Arms trade fuels violations in Sudan conflict

UN member states must act to control arms shipments to volatile regions like Sudan’s Southern Kordofan, Amnesty International said today ahead of a week of talks on a global Arms Trade Treaty. China, Russia, and the USA are among those who have provided weapons or military training to the Sudanese...
Sudan Arms Trade

Arms trade fuels violations in Sudan conflict

UN member states must act to control arms shipments to volatile regions like Sudan’s Southern Kordofan, Amnesty International said today ahead of a week of talks on a global Arms Trade Treaty. China, Russia, and the USA are among those who have provided weapons or military training to the Sudanese...
Belarus Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Tatyana Tishkevich

Blog written for Amnesty International by Belarusian youth activist Tatyana Tishkevich, who was sentenced to two years of ‘restricted freedom’ on 22 April 2008. I was in my second year of studying equestrian sports in the University of Sport and I was also working with horses. I was...
Latvia Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Mixed weekend for LGBT marches

The first ever Baltic Pride march in Riga, Latvia passed off successfully and peacefully on Saturday – but there was violence at similar events in Russia and Poland. A colourful collection of LGBT rights activists, joined by Amnesty International members from across Europe, carried rainbow...
Albania Discrimination

Baltic Pride march gets green light in Latvia

The Baltic Pride march due to take place on Saturday 16 May in Riga, Latvia, will go ahead after a ban against the event was lifted on Friday morning. Riga City Council (RCC) had revoked permission for the march, organized by the Latvian organization Mozaika, the Lithuanian Gay League, and Estonian...