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Dominica still falling down on the death penalty and the rights ...

Amnesty International regrets that Dominica was unable to submit a national report as part of its UPR. It acknowledges, however, the financial and technical ...

19 Sep 2014       Public Statement       AMR 26/001/2014

Qatar's human rights record marred by discrimination against ...

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Qatar.

19 Sep 2014       Public Statement       MDE 22/009/2014

Brunei's revised Penal Code a dangerous step backwards for ...

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Brunei Darussalam. Amnesty International is disappointed that Brunei Darussalam ...

19 Sep 2014       Public Statement       ASA 15/002/2014

Guatemala: Mining in Guatemala: Rights at risk

Disputes around mining have been widespread in Guatemala in recent years. Across the country Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous communities ...

19 Sep 2014       Report       AMR 34/002/2014

Iraq: Amnesty International calls on new Iraqi Prime Minister to ...

Amnesty International today sent a letter to the new Iraqi Prime Minister, Dr Haider Al-Abadi, urging him to do his utmost to ensure human rights are ...

19 Sep 2014       Public Statement       MDE 14/014/2014

Iran: Kurdish juvenile offender facing execution: Saman ...

Iranian juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been convicted of taking part in armed activities against the state and killing a member of the Revolutionary ...

18 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 13/049/2014

Nigeria: 'Welcome to hell fire': Torture and other ill-treatment in ...

Torture is a routine occurrence in Nigeria, largely to extract “confessions” or as punishment for alleged crimes. Hundreds of suspects in police and military ...

18 Sep 2014       Report       AFR 44/011/2014

Portugal must protect human rights in its austerity programmes ...

Amnesty International is concerned that the austerity measures introduced by the government in the context of the international financial and economic ...

18 Sep 2014       Public Statement       EUR 38/001/2014

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Impunity continues to ...

Amnesty International welcomes the support by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of the majority of the recommendations made during its review ...

18 Sep 2014       Public Statement       AFR 62/001/2014

Myanmar: Further information: Further sentences for protestor ...

Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests in Myanmar. He now faces two ...

18 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 16/021/2014

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