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Challenges and proposals for strengthening civil society ...

In this joint statement, non-governmental organizations urge all States to recognise the importance of civil society voices. Accusations that activism ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       IOR 41/005/2014

Sri Lanka: The Human Rights Council should establish a ...

In this oral statement Amnesty International reiterates its call to the Human Rights Council to initiate an international commission of inquiry to ensure ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       ASA 37/008/2014

Egypt's security forces are getting away with murder: Amnesty ...

On 14 August 2013, the world witnessed the full brutality of Egypt's security forces. At Rabaa al-Adawiya and al-Nahda squares, security forces used ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       MDE 12/017/2014

Recent developments on the abolition of the death penalty ...

In this statement Amnesty International draws the Human Rights Council's attention to recent developments in national processes on abolition of the ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       IOR 41/007/2014

Security of tenure is tantamount for the enjoyment of an ...

In this statement Amnesty International welcomes the 'Guiding Principles on security of tenure for the urban poor' presented by the Special Rapporteur ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       IOR 41/008/2014

Bulgaria: Suspension of returns of asylum-seekers to Bulgaria ...

Since autumn 2013, Bulgaria has received international attention for its treatment of asylum seekers and refugees. In January 2014 the United Nations ...

31 Mar 2014       Report       EUR 15/002/2014

India: Commutation of another death sentence must spur ...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL INDIA 31 March 2014. AI Index: ASA 20/009/2014. PRESS RELEASE. India: Commutation ...

31 Mar 2014       Press Release       ASA 20/009/2014

Nigeria: More than 1,500 killed in armed conflict in North ...

Since the start of 2014, more than 1500 people have been killed in north-eastern Nigeria. People are living in a climate of fear and insecurity, ...

31 Mar 2014       Report       AFR 44/004/2014

Haiti must take immediate action to prevent forced evictions ...

In this statement, Amnesty International welcomes the report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti. Regarding the lack of ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       AMR 36/008/2014

Appointing a highly qualified and independent freedom of ...

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression has since 1993 played a crucial role in informing ...

31 Mar 2014       Document       IOR 41/006/2014

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