8 November 2010
Amnesty International and Mexican actor and producer Gael García Bernal, have launched a series of films depicting the plight of irregular migrants in Mexico.
Amnesty International calls on Russian authorities to ensure protection for journalists, after several attacks in and near Moscow in the past four days.
5 November 2010
The Myanmar government’s attacks on the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly, and association compromise the country’s first elections in 20 years, says Amnesty International.
Award-winning activist Muhannad al-Hassani, currently serving a three-year prison sentence, was severely beaten by his cellmate last month.
When a Ugandan tabloid published Frank Mugisha's personal details in October and called for him and other alleged homosexuals to be hanged for ‘recruiting children’ he knew there would be a struggle ahead - on the streets and in the courts.
Clemence Bakatuseka, who works on behalf of victims of sexual violence, says police demanded a 'protection fee' to help her after she was attacked by armed men at her home last month.
4 November 2010
Many Indonesian women and girls struggle to achieve reproductive health in the face of discriminatory laws, policies and practices, a new report by Amnesty International says.
19-year old domestic worker Rhaya was ostracised and her family forced to leave their home after she was raped and became pregnant.