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4 March 2009

Colombia: Authorities must guarantee safety of demonstrators

President Álvaro Uribe must make a strong public statement in support of the important and legitimate work of human rights defenders. Failing to do so risks giv
Region Americas
Country Colombia
4 March 2009

Sudan: Amnesty International calls for arrest of President al Bashir

In reaction to today’s decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al Bashir on charges of crimes a
Tags
  • International Justice
Region Africa
Country Sudan
3 March 2009

USA: CIA tapes show need for full investigation into war on terror

The destruction of almost 100 tapes containing potential evidence of torture and ill treatment of detainees held in secret detention by the CIA illustrates the urgent
Tags
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
3 March 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY - ICC announcement regarding possible arrest warrant for Sudanese President: Amnesty International spokespeople

On Wednesday, 4 March 2009, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will make public its decision regarding the ICC Prosecutor’s request
Tags
  • International Justice
Region Africa
Country Sudan
27 February 2009

Lebanon: Special Tribunal insufficient without wider action to combat impunity

On the eve of the inauguration of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Amnesty International is calling on the Lebanese authorities to go beyond the Tribunal’s narr
Tags
  • Impunity
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Lebanon
26 February 2009

Afghanistan: Accountability for civilian casualties needed before more troops arrive

As US President Barack Obama announced the deployment of extra troops in Afghanistan and urged NATO allies to follow suit, Amnesty International has demanded that forc
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Afghanistan
26 February 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Tightening the screws on human rights activities?

Kyrgyzstan may be joining the list of countries that seriously restrict the space for human rights activities
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Kyrgyzstan
25 February 2009

Guatemala: Congress must approve law for National Search Commission for the Disappeared

Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan Congress to approve a law for a National Search Commission for the Disappeared as an essential step to implement the r
Region Americas
Country Guatemala
25 February 2009

Sierra Leone: Despite guilty verdicts today, impunity is still the rule

The judgment issued today by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF) guilty of
Tags
  • International Justice
Region Africa
Country Sierra Leone
25 February 2009

Human rights should dominate ASEAN agenda

Amnesty International called on ASEAN member states to move human rights to the top of the agenda of the ASEAN summit, scheduled to take place this weekend in Thailand
Tags
  • International Organizations
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Viet Nam

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