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Iraq: Escape from Hell: Torture and sexual slavery in Islamic ...

Fighters with the armed group calling itself “Islamic State” (IS) have systematically targeted members of non-Arab and non-Sunni Muslim ...

23 Dec 2014       Report       MDE 14/021/2014

Shocking executions in Jordan and Pakistan will not improve ...

ACT 50/004/2014. Shocking executions in Jordan and Pakistan will not improve public security. Amnesty International condemns ...

23 Dec 2014       Public Statement       ACT 50/004/2014

Dominican Republic: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ...

The President of the Dominican Republic promulgated (to put a law into official effect) the new Criminal Code on 19 December following the adoption ...

23 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 27/020/2014

Open Letter: Use of the Sedition Act to restrict freedom of ...

Ref: TG ASA 28/2014.002. AI Index: ASA 28/011/2014. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Prime Minister's Office of Malaysia. Main ...

22 Dec 2014       Open Letter       ASA 28/011/2014

Israel/OPT: Peaceful activist facing jail for protest

Palestinian activist Abdallah Abu Rahma faces up to five years in jail as a prisoner of conscience: he will be sentenced by an Israeli military court on ...

19 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 15/040/2014

Gambia: Human rights defender facing possibility of jail: Sait ...

Gambian human rights defender Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus, from ...

19 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 27/017/2014

Ukraine: further information: Sergei Dolgov: enforced ...

Ukraine's Security Services have now told Amnesty International that the authorities have no record of Sergei Dolgov's detention. This implies that he ...

19 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 50/046/2014

Ecuador: Indigenous peoples' community at risk

The Yanua kim Indigenous community in the Zamora Chinchipe province, south-eastern Ecuador, fear for their safety after one of their leaders was ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 28/004/2014

Ukraine: Couple abducted by separatists, lives at risk

A married couple were abducted by armed men on 30 November in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Their whereabouts are unknown, and their ...

18 Dec 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 50/047/2014

Joint open letter on the prosecution of Shayam Brang Shawng

In this joint open letter Amnesty International, Fortify Rights, the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic, Human Rights Watch, the ...

18 Dec 2014       Open Letter       ASA 16/030/2014

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