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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

Egypt review will test United Nations Human Rights Council ...

Robust action is needed by Member States at the United Nations Human Rights Council to stop a major crackdown on Egyptian NGOs, challenge impunity ...

4 Nov 2014       Public Statement       MDE 12/060/2014

Venezuela: Opposition leader Leopoldo López should be ...

Leopoldo López, leader of the Venezuelan opposition party Voluntad Popular, should be immediately released in compliance with an August 2014 call ...

4 Nov 2014       Public Statement       AMR 53/023/2014

China: Female activist held incommunicado in China: Su ...

Chinese women's rights activist Su Changlan has not been heard from since she was taken away by police on 27 October. There are concerns that her ...

4 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 17/054/2014

South Sudan: Petition to members of the Intergovernmental ...

In this petition, non-governmental organizations call on members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to immediately impose ...

4 Nov 2014       Open Letter       AFR 65/015/2014

Venezuela: Four people, including police, attack defender ...

Human rights defender Luis Uzcátegui has reported being beaten by four people, including two police officers, near his home in Coro city, Falcón State ...

3 Nov 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 53/022/2014

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