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Bahrain: Further information: Activist sentenced for comments ...

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he ...

23 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 11/041/2014

Turkey: Further information: Detention of refugees must be ...

Ninety-five refugees from the city of Kobani, Syria, who had been unlawfully detained in a sports hall in the Turkish border town of Suruç since 5 October ...

23 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 44/020/2014

Somalia: Forced returns to south and central Somalia ...

Amnesty International considers that forced returns to south and central Somalia amount to a violation of international law. Amnesty International is seriously ...

23 Oct 2014       Report       AFR 52/005/2014

Egypt: Open letter re: Universal Periodic Review of Egypt (5 ...

The upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt on 5 November 2014 comes at a critical time for human rights, freedoms and independent ...

22 Oct 2014       Open Letter       MDE 12/055/2014

France: Further information: Evicted families forced to sleep in ...

The forced eviction of an informal settlement near Bobigny, in the outskirts of Paris, has left more than 60 people, including 15 children and infants, ...

22 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 21/007/2014

Macedonia: Ban on same-sex marriage pending approval

Amendment XXXIII, currently pending before the Parliament of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, will discriminate against lesbian, gay, ...

22 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 65/001/2014

Saudi Arabia: Filipino worker released from Saudi prison ...

Filipino domestic worker Ruth Cosrojas was released from a Saudi Arabian prison on 29 September and deported back to the Philippines the following ...

21 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 23/027/2014

Kuwait: Human rights monitor imprisoned: Sulaiman al ...

Kuwaiti lawyer and human rights activist Sulaiman al-Jassem was arrested on 20 October after being sentenced to one month's imprisonment on charges ...

21 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 17/008/2014

Turkey: Conscientious objector must not be imprisoned: Ali ...

Fifty-six-year-old conscientious objector Ali Fikri Işık is due to appear in front of Çorlu Military court on Wednesday 22 October, facing three separate ...

21 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 44/019/2014

United States of America: Submission to the United Nations ...

Amnesty International's focus in this submission on the issue of accountability for the USA's human rights violations in the context of counter-terrorism ...

20 Oct 2014       Report       AMR 51/049/2014

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