Amnesty International calls on the UK government to ensure that its inquiry into UK complicity in torture and other human rights violations of those detained abroad since 11 September 2001 is thorough, independent and as transparent as possible
Amnesty International has called on the Peruvian government to revoke its decision to expel a British catholic activist who has spent the past ten years defending the rights of the country's Indigenous people.
Amnesty International is calling on the Tunisian authorities not to imprison ailing journalist Fahem Boukadous, after a court upheld his four-year prison sentence over his reporting of 2008 protests against unemployment and high living costs.
Amnesty International is urgently calling on the Iranian authorities to halt the imminent execution of Mohammad Reza Haddadi, who could face death by hanging as soon as Wednesday 7 July for a murder he allegedly committed when he was 15 years old.
Amnesty International is urging the Chinese government to launch an independent investigation into last year’s riots in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, after new testimony obtained by the organisation has cast further doubt on the official version of events.
Disappearances And Abductions,
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,
Extrajudicial Executions And Other Unlawful Killings,
Salil Shetty, the new Secretary General of Amnesty International, today began his first full day in office by pledging to do all that he can to ensure governments respect the rights of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable groups.