Press releases

Monday 6 July 2009
Long-time Amnesty International supporters U2 will provide an opportunity for fans to sign up to Amnesty International’s new Demand Dignity campaign during their
Monday 6 July 2009
Following a mission to Madagascar, Amnesty International called on all Malagasy political leaders and specifically the Haute Autorité de Transition to ensure
Friday 3 July 2009
Amnesty International denounced an escalation in human rights abuses in Honduras and urged the security forces to respect the rule of law and human rights when the Pre
Friday 3 July 2009
Amnesty International calls on the President of the Italian Republic to send the so called ‘security package’ - approved by the Senate yesterday - back to
Friday 3 July 2009
In response to reports on the decision by the African Union (AU) not to cooperate with a war crimes warrant of arrest, issued by the International Criminal Court again
Thursday 2 July 2009
Israeli forces killed hundreds of unarmed Palestinian civilians and destroyed thousands of homes in Gaza in attacks which breached the laws of war, Amnesty Internation
Thursday 2 July 2009

Amnesty International welcomes the historical decision by the high court in Delhi to decriminalize homosexuality. The decision is a significant step toward ensuri

Thursday 2 July 2009

Pakistan’s central and regional governments must urgently do more to assist the more than two million people who have fled escalating fighting in northweste

Tuesday 30 June 2009
(Abuja) Amnesty International today called the situation in the Niger Delta a “human rights tragedy,” saying that the people of the Niger Delta have seen t

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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.