European states are failing to curb and in some cases even fuelling discrimination, intimidation and violence against Roma, Amnesty International said on International Roma Day on 8 April.
Senate committee vote to declassify summary of CIA detention report – a welcome move, but much more needed
Amnesty International has welcomed Ireland’s ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) today, the first anniversary of the ATT’s adoption by the UN General Assembly.
Amnesty welcomes final report of the Constitutional Convention and recommendation to strengthen economic, social and cultural rights
Amnesty International has welcomed the publication today of the Constitutional Convention report recommending strengthening economic, social and cultural rights.
The Turkish authorities’ move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday’s elections, and not long after they restricted access to Twitter, smacks of a wider pre-meditated crackdown on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.
The Japanese courts have at last seen sense and granted a retrial to a prisoner who has spent over four decades on death row, said Amnesty International. The organisation is now urging prosecutors to accept the court's decision.
Iran and Iraq caused a sharp global spike in the number of executions carried out in 2013, bucking the global trend towards abolition of the death penalty, Amnesty International found in its annual review of the death penalty worldwide.
Today’s mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system, Amnesty International said.
The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government has just shut it down. Amnesty International calls on the Turkish authorities to immediately reverse the decision to block the social media site.
EU GOVERNMENTS’ LEADERS MUST STOP BURYING THEIR HEADS IN THE SAND AND ENSURE PROTECTIVE MIGRATION & ASYLUM POLICIES
The lives and rights of migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees are being threatened by European Union (EU) member states’ restrictive border control policies, Amnesty International said today at a protest outside the offices of the European Council in Brussels.