The execution earlier today of two Egyptian nationals by the Kuwaiti authorities is a huge setback for human rights in the country, said Amnesty International.
The Romanian authorities betray thousands of their citizens through broken promises, Amnesty International said in a new report published today on forced evictions in the country.
A recent one-year prison sentence handed down against a prominent opposition activist in Egypt is the latest attempt by the government to silence criticism, Amnesty International said today.
Amnesty International Ireland has urged the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton to close a loophole in Irish employment law that leaves tens of thousands of workers without legal protection.
Police in Turkey are refusing to acknowledge that they have peoplein custody following mass detentions carried out during the night in Istanbul, Amnesty International said today.
The Libyan authorities must drop charges against two politicians who published a cartoon on women’s rights deemed to be offensive to Islam, Amnesty International said today.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today said: “We have not responded to punches with punches. From now on security forces will respond differently.”
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday announced, in a televised speech, that he would show no more tolerance for protests that have shaken the country for nearly two weeks.
The Polish government must reveal the truth behind its role in facilitating the US-led renditions and torture programme, Amnesty International said in a report published today.
Criminal “defamation of religion” charges must be dropped in a number of cases across Egypt, Amnesty International said today after a teacher was convicted for insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad in the classroom.