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Thailand: Six months on, fate of human rights activist remains ...

Six months after activist Pholachi Rakchongcharoen, also known as “Billy”, is believed to have been the victim of enforced disappearance in Kaengkrachan ...

17 Oct 2014       Public Statement       ASA 39/016/2014

Mexico: Further information: Tortured prisoner of conscience ...

Prisoner of conscience and torture victim Ángel Amílcar Colón Quevado was released from prison in Tepic, Nayarit state, after more than five years in ...

17 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 41/040/2014

Bahrain: further information: Maryam Al-Khawaja leaves ...

Bahraini human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja's travel ban has been lifted, and she has left Bahrain. The charges against her have not been dropped ...

17 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 11/040/2014

Maldives: Bring to justice those behind abductions, death ...

The Maldives police must intensify efforts to find those responsible for death threats, abductions and violent attacks against journalists, politicians and ...

17 Oct 2014       Public Statement       ASA 29/002/2014

Turkey: Syrian refugees at risk of being returned

Around 100 refugees from Syria are at risk of being returned to the war-torn city of Kobani/Ayn Al-Arab. They are part of a group of over 250 men, women ...

17 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 44/018/2014

USA: Further information: New death penalty charges against ...

A Libyan man seized by US military forces in Libya in June and transferred to the USA two weeks later to face trial has now been charged with offences ...

16 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 51/050/2014

Russian Federation: Criminal charges for raising a flag

Three men have been detained since April and face criminal charges for raising the German flag over an official building in Kaliningrad. If found guilty ...

16 Oct 2014       Urgent Action       EUR 46/049/2014

Gambia: Serious danger of reprisals against Gambians ...

Amnesty International believes there is a real risk of reprisals against Gambians who seek to engage with the upcoming UPR examination for Gambia ...

16 Oct 2014       Public Statement       AFR 27/012/2014

Uganda: Rule by law: Discriminatory legislation and ...

The Ugandan government has enacted repressive and discriminatory legislation intensifying restrictions on free expression, association and assembly ...

16 Oct 2014       Report       AFR 59/006/2014

Myanmar: Stop using repressive law against peaceful ...

This briefing highlights concerns around ongoing arrests and charges brought against scores of peaceful protesters in 2014. These arrests and charges ...

15 Oct 2014       Document       ASA 16/025/2014

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