Human rights organizations in Russia joined forces today to pay tribute today to Memorial, an international civil rights society that operates in a number of post-Soviet states, as they received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of thought in the European Parliament.
Honduran authorities must launch an urgent and independent investigation into the murder of human rights defender Walter Trochez who was killed late on Sunday night while walking home through the centre of Tegucigalpa, Amnesty International said today.
Extrajudicial Executions And Other Unlawful Killings
The Iraqi authorities must not forcibly relocate about 3,400 members of an Iranian opposition group from a settlement north of Baghdad where they have lived since the mid-1980’s, Amnesty International said today.
Amnesty International is urging the Italian government to ensure that two recently released former Guantnamo Bay detainees receive fair trials in Italy and are not sent back to Tunisia where they would be at risk of torture.
New evidence of serious human rights violations carried out during military operations to combat organized crime and drug cartels in Mexico has been unveiled in a report published by Amnesty International today.