Press releases

Wednesday 18 February 2009
Amnesty International is demanding that the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) co-operates with the International Criminal Court (ICC) by providing the whereabout
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Amnesty International has criticised the international community for its failure to improve the security of people in Darfur since the deployment of peacekeeping tro
Monday 16 February 2009
Amnesty International has called on the African Union and the United Nations to send monitors to investigate human rights violations committed by Zimbabwe’s secu
Monday 16 February 2009
The Pakistani government must ensure it protects the human rights of nearly two million people in the Swat valley and neighbouring Malakand district, Amnesty Internati
Thursday 12 February 2009
Politically motivated harassment, detentions and imprisonments continue unabated in Turkmenistan despite the government's promises to uphold human rights
Thursday 12 February 2009
The Pakistani government should act immediately to protect hundreds of thousands of people from insurgents in the Swat valley and elsewhere in the country, Amnesty Int
Tuesday 10 February 2009

The government of Papua New Guinea must act now to end a rash of more than 50 killings related to allegations of sorcery, Amnesty International said today.
Tuesday 10 February 2009
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's announcement today that he will conduct an investigation into attacks on UN installations in Gaza is welcome yet in
Monday 9 February 2009
The Mexican government is providing the UN with an incomplete assessment of the human rights situation in the country, according to an Amnesty International's alternat
Monday 9 February 2009
Amnesty International today described the UN Human Rights Council’s examination of China as an important new mechanism for the protection of human rights in Chin

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Brazil: Police ‘still have blood on their hands’ 20 years on from massacre

24 July 2013

Every year police in Brazil are responsible for around 2,000 deaths, Amnesty International said today as it marked the 20th anniversary of the infamous Candelária massacre in Rio de Janeiro.