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Sierra Leone: Journalist faces indefinite detention: David Tam ...

Sierra Leonean journalist, David Tam Baryoh, has been detained since 3 November following an executive order signed by President Ernest Bai Korom ...

6 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AFR 51/002/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Activist organization targeted ...

Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) have been given jail terms for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of ...

6 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 16/029/2014

Iran: Protection of human rights must go beyond fine words

The Iranian authorities' decision to withhold their position on all the recommendations made during the country's second Universal Periodic Review ( ...

6 Nov 2014       Public Statement       MDE 13/061/2014

Belarus executes third prisoner this year

Amnesty International strongly condemns the reported execution of death row prisoner Alyaksandr Haryunou; this is the third execution in Belarus in ...

6 Nov 2014       Public Statement       EUR 49/009/2014

Central African Republic: Urgent action needed to tackle ...

Serious human rights abuses are being committed in the Central African Republic (CAR), including killings, mutilation of bodies, abductions, and forced ...

6 Nov 2014       Public Statement       AFR 19/010/2014

USA: Race concerns as Missouri execution nears: Leon ...

Leon Taylor, a 56-year-old man, is scheduled to be executed in Missouri on 19 November. He was convicted in 1995 of a murder committed in 1994. ...

6 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 51/052/2014

Venezuela appears before the Committee against Torture

Tomorrow, for the first time in 10 years, Venezuela will appear before the UN Committee against Torture which will scrutinize the state's compliance with ...

5 Nov 2014       Public Statement       AMR 53/024/2014

Switzerland: European Court prevents Switzerland from ...

The AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe), ECRE (European Council on Refugees and Exiles) and Amnesty International welcome the ...

5 Nov 2014       Public Statement       EUR 43/001/2014

Nigeria: Response and counter-response to Amnesty ...

This document contains the response of the World Bank Inspection Panel to Amnesty International's briefing: Nigeria: The World Bank Inspection Panel's ...

5 Nov 2014       Document       AFR 44/029/2014

Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Families under ...

Among the targets of Israeli air strikes during Operation Protective Edge in July and August 2014 were inhabited multistorey family homes. In this report ...

5 Nov 2014       Report       MDE 15/032/2014

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