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Egypt: court to try 494 people over protests

A court in Cairo is due to try 494 people for their alleged role in violence during protests in August 2013, in a case which may lead to mass death sentences ...

13 Aug 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 12/042/2014

Azerbaijan: Leyla Yunus in failing health in prison

Azerbaijani prisoner of conscience Leyla Yunus's health has deteriorated and she needs urgent medical assistance. The prison authorities are not allowing ...

12 Aug 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 55/012/2014

Azerbaijan: Activist detained on trumped-up charges: Intigam ...

Intigam Aliev, a prominent Azerbaijani human rights defender, has been placed on three months' pre-trial detention on trumped up charges. Amnesty ...

12 Aug 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 55/011/2014

El Salvador: Imprisonment of 17 women raises serious human ...

The Salvadoran authorities are currently considering requests for pardons in the cases of 17 women serving prison sentences of up to 40 years in ...

12 Aug 2014       Open Letter       AMR 29/002/2014

Bangladesh: Investigate deadly arson attack in Kurmitola ...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 13/004/2014. 12 August 2014. BANGLADESH: INVESTIGATE ...

12 Aug 2014       Public Statement       ASA 13/004/2014

Saudi Arabia: Death sentence for "drug smuggling": Hajras bin ...

A man convicted of drug-smuggling is at imminent risk of execution in Saudi Arabia. He says he has been tortured and received an unfair trial.

12 Aug 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 23/018/2014

Afghanistan: Left in the dark: Failures of accountability for ...

Thousands of Afghan civilians have been killed since 2001 by international forces, and thousands more have been injured. This report examines the ...

11 Aug 2014       Report       ASA 11/006/2014

Afghanistan: Left in the dark: Failures of accountability for ...

Thousands of Afghan civilians have been killed since 2001 by international forces, and thousands more have been injured. This document is a summary ...

11 Aug 2014       Report       ASA 11/008/2014

Brazil: Nine people killed in police operations

At least nine people were killed after repeated Military Police operations in the community of Acari, in Rio de Janeiro, in a period of 20 days. Community ...

8 Aug 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 19/009/2014

Americas: Indigenous people's long struggle to defend their ...

Indigenous peoples in the Americas continue the long struggle to have their rights respected, to defend their ancestral lands, resources, and ways of ...

8 Aug 2014       Report       AMR 01/002/2014

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