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22 June 2009

Iran: Stop using Basij militia to police demonstrations

Following reports from Iran that members of the Basij militia have used excessive force against demonstrators - and in light of the history of abuses committed by this
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
22 June 2009

Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan asks Zimbabwe's PM to prioritize human rights

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai told Amnesty International's chief Irene Khan that the direction for reform had been set and committed to ensuring the impl
Region Africa
Country Zimbabwe
22 June 2009

Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan asks Zimbabwe's PM to prioritize human rights

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai told Amnesty International's chief Irene Khan that the direction for reform had been set and committed to ensuring the impl
Region Africa
Country Zimbabwe
22 June 2009

Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan asks Zimbabwe's PM to prioritize human rights

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai told Amnesty International's chief Irene Khan that the direction for reform had been set and committed to ensuring the impl
Region Africa
Country Zimbabwe
20 June 2009

World Refugee Day: Lives in danger as governments deny refugees protection in Europe

Governments in Europe are putting lives at risk by denying refugees protection. On World Refugee Day, the doors to Europe are closing as the rights of those seeking
Tags
  • Refugees, Displaced People And Migrants
19 June 2009

Iran: Khamenei’s speech gives legitimacy to police brutality

This morning’s speech by Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, indicates the authorities’ readiness to launch violent crackdowns if people conti
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
18 June 2009

Zimbabwe: Amnesty International Secretary General concludes visit

(Harare) The human rights situation in Zimbabwe is precarious, and the socio-economic conditions are desperate for the vast majority of Zimbabweans, said Irene Khan, A
Region Africa
Country Zimbabwe
18 June 2009

Cambodia: Families living with HIV/AIDS evicted

Amnesty International has condemned the Phnom Penh authorities for evicting 20 families living with HIV/AIDS from their homes in Borei Keila this morning.  They h
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Cambodia
18 June 2009

Chile: Ratification of Rome statute positive step, justice must follow

By ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Chile is making a major step forward as far as the future is concerned but not settling its debt wit
Region Americas
Country Chile
18 June 2009

Chile: Ratification of Rome statute positive step, justice must follow

By ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Chile is making a major step forward as far as the future is concerned but not settling its debt wit
Region Americas
Country Chile

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