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Peru: Indigenous leaders killed, community at risk

Four Ashánika Indigenous leaders from the Peruvian Amazon have been killed by suspected illegal loggers. It is likely that the attack was in retaliation ...

11 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 46/007/2014

Timor-Leste: Unconstitutional media law threatens freedom of ...

Amnesty International urges the Timor-Leste parliament to revise the new Media Law and bring it into line with international law and standards in accordance ...

11 Sep 2014       Public Statement       ASA 57/002/2014

Joint Civil Society Statement on Privacy in the Digital Age ...

This week's discussion of the report on surveillance by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council is a critical ...

11 Sep 2014       Document       IOR 41/030/2014

China: Further information: Families forcibly returned to North ...

A group of around 29 people, including a one-year-old baby, were forcibly returned to North Korea in early August after being detained in China. It is ...

11 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       ASA 17/048/2014

Bahrain: Trials on revocation of nationality must stop

Amnesty International is seriously concerned about ongoing trial proceedings against a group of people whose nationality was arbitrarily revoked in ...

10 Sep 2014       Public Statement       MDE 11/027/2014

USA: Further information: Missouri conducts its eighth ...

Earl Ringo was executed in Missouri on 10 September after the courts refused to intervene and the state governor denied clemency. This was the eighth ...

10 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       AMR 51/048/2014

Iran: Jailed for women's right to watch sports: Ghoncheh ...

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25-year-old Iranian-British national, has been held in Tehran's Evin Prison since 30 June, largely in solitary confinement without ...

10 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 13/048/2014

Hungarian government must end its intimidation of NGOs

On 8 September around a dozen police officers raided the offices of two NGOs, Ökotárs and Demnet, and confiscated files and computer servers. Both ...

10 Sep 2014       Public Statement       EUR 27/004/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Maryam Al-Khawaja's detention ...

Maryam Al-Khawaja's detention order has been extended until 16 September. She is a prisoner of conscience, held in connection with her human rights ...

9 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 11/026/2014

Qatar: Further information: UK nationals released

UK nationals Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev have been released. They are not known to have been charged with any offence.

9 Sep 2014       Urgent Action       MDE 22/008/2014

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