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Wednesday 29 April 2009
Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change with o
Wednesday 29 April 2009

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Wednesday 29 April 2009

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Wednesday 29 April 2009

Amnesty International today described US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days when it comes to counter terrorism policies as “promises for change w

Wednesday 29 April 2009


Free Kamal Labwani, Rights Activist Serving 12-Year Sentence After Unfair Trial


(London, April 28, 2009) – Syrian authorities sh

Wednesday 29 April 2009
The authorities of Moldova appear to be punishing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for carrying out their duties as human rights defenders
Wednesday 29 April 2009
The Pakistan government must begin to provide assistance to at least 65,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Pakistani Taleban and government forces in Lower D
Monday 27 April 2009

Amnesty International today called on the Senegalese government to ensure the safety of nine men at risk of homophobic attack. The nine men were released from jai

Monday 27 April 2009

Thousands of civilians have abandoned their homes to avoid clashes between Pakistani security forces and the Taleban in the Lower Dir district of Pakistan’s

Friday 24 April 2009
The draft law on international cooperation (Ley de Cooperación Internacional), currently being discussed in the National Assembly, could seriously hamper the

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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.