Stop Saudi Arabia's oppressive anti-terror law

22 July 2011

People in Saudi Arabia risk having their right to freedom of expression further eroded in the name of national security.

Authorities must effectively investigate killing of human rights activist

14 July 2011

Human rights activist Natalia Estemirova was abducted by armed men from outside her home in Grozny, Chechnya on 15 July 2009. Her body was found later the same day in the neighbouring Republic of Ingushetia with gun shot wounds. Two years later, the Russian authorities have still not provided a full investigation into her murder and nobody has been brought to justice. 

Threat of forced eviction of Roma from Obrenovac municipality in Belgrade

12 July 2011

Seventeen predominantly Roma families who live in several buildings owned by the Belgrade municipality of Obrenovac are at risk of being forcibly evicted.

Sign a petition to the mayors of Obrenovac and Belgrade.

Protect the right to housing in new Romanian housing law

6 July 2011

The human right to adequate housing is not currently recognized or adequately protected in Romanian legislation.

Stop the forced eviction of Roma from Cluj-Napoca, Romania

5 July 2011

More than 400 people living in a Romani settlement in Cantonului Street at the outskirts of Cluj-Napoca are at risk of being forcibly evicted.

Apology to Maher Arar overdue

25 June 2011

Torture is immoral, illegal and a crime. Urge President Obama and Congress to apologize to Maher Arar

Poland: Secrecy surrounding alleged rendition and secret detention complicity must not continue

1 July 2011

No more secrecy: Poland’s EU Presidency must lead by example by conducting a transparent, human rights-compliant investigation into alleged complicity in US-led rendition and secret detention

Support campaign to end the suffering of Gilad Shalit and his family

24 June 2011

25 June 2011 marks Gilad Shalit’s 1,826th day in captivity in a secret location. His suffering must end now: Amnesty International calls on his captors to meet their obligations to treat him humanely.

Turkey: End discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

20 June 2011

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations in Turkey have fought a long campaign for discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity to be prohibited.

Free Moroccan journalist Rachid Nini

10 June 2011

Rachid Nini, a journalist and the editor-in-chief of the el-Massaa’ daily, was sentenced on 9 June 2011 to one year in prison for “undermining a judicial decision”, “attempting to influence the judiciary”, and “reporting on untrue criminal offences” by the Court of First Instance in Ain S’ba’ in Casablanca.

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