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Tunisia continues human rights abuses in the name of security

20 August 2009

A new Amnesty International report says that Tunisia continues to commit human rights violations inthe name of security and counter-terrorism, yet other states continueto forcibly return Tunisian nationals at risk of torture and otherabuses.

Saudi Arabia - human rights abuses in the name of fighting terrorism

22 July 2009

The Saudi Arabian authorities have launched a sustained assault on human rights under the façade of countering terrorism.

Mixed messages from President Obama after 100 days

29 April 2009

100 days after taking office, President Obama's record in terms of US counter terrorism policies has been assessed in a new Amnesty International report.

UN counter-terrorism review should make human rights a priority

4 September 2008

As the United Nations General Assembly conducts the first major review of its Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, an Amnesty International report shows how government

Denying the undeniable: Enforced disappearances in Pakistan

22 July 2008

New government of Pakistan must reveal the truth about enforced disappearances

Military judge warns 9/11 accused of disadvantages of self-representation

10 July 2008

Three of the five men accused of orchestrating the attacks of 11 September 2001 and facing a death penalty trial by military commission are appearing in front of a m

Guantánamo military commission hearings resume

9 July 2008

Five Guantánamo detainees accused of involvement in the attacks of 11 September 2001 in the USA are due to appear in front of a military judge this week.

Europe must face facts on rendition

24 June 2008

European states reject responsibility to admit or investigate complicity in US-led renditions and secret detention. 

Routine abuses in the name of security in Tunisia

23 June 2008

Abuses by security forces in Tunisia go unpunished, despite lip service to human rights by the government.

NATO-led forces complicit in torture?

13 November 2007

Despite consistent reports of torture and other ill-treatment by Afghanistan's intelligence service, members of the NATO-led forces continue to hand detainees over to

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