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Nepal: Authorities must unconditionally release CK Raut with ...

Amnesty International calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Dr CK Raut who was charged with sedition on 8 October 2014 under Nepal's ...

17 Oct 2014       Public Statement       ASA 31/007/2014

2014 Elections to the UN Human Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council is most effective in promoting and protecting human rights when its members are firmly committed to human rights. The ...

17 Oct 2014       Public Statement       IOR 41/036/2014

Sweden: Submission to the United Nations Committee Against ...

The United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (the Committee) will consider Sweden´s combined sixth and seventh periodic report on the ...

17 Oct 2014       Document       EUR 42/001/2014

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

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