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9 February 2009

Sri Lanka: Suicide bombing breaches international law

Amnesty International condemned the actions of a suicide bomber, reportedly dressed as
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Sri Lanka
9 February 2009

Zimbabwe: Put human rights at the top of the political agenda

As the Zimbabwean political parties finalise the process of setting up a new government, Amnesty International challenges the new regime to demonstrate a commitment to
Region Africa
Country Zimbabwe
6 February 2009

Russian Federation: Implement recommendations of Human Rights Council

The Russian authorities must accept and implement the recommendations put forward by other states and adopted today by the UN Human Rights Council with a view of imp
Region Europe And Central Asia
5 February 2009

China: Government’s report to UN Human Rights Council whitewashes abuses


The Chinese government’s report to the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) whitewashes serious human rights abuses being committed across the country, acc
Tags
  • United Nations
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country China
5 February 2009

Sri Lanka: Government, Tigers should declare temporary truce and open humanitarian corridors to get civilians out, aid in

The Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) should immediately declare a temporary humanitarian truce and create humanitarian corridors,
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Sri Lanka
5 February 2009

Somalia: Allegations of AU force firing on civilians need investigating

Amnesty International today called for a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that AMISOM, the African Union peace support operation in Som
Region Africa
Country Somalia
4 February 2009

Iran: Human Rights in the spotlight on the 30th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

10 February 2009 marks the 30 year anniversary of the change in government in Iran that led to the creation of the Islamic Republic. Amnesty International is marking t
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
4 February 2009

Moldova: Failure to uphold freedom of expression

Police in the capital, Chisinau, were said to have taken no action yesterday as several participants in a peaceful demonstration -- including the Chair of Amnesty In
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Moldova
4 February 2009

Sri Lanka: Cluster bomb strike on hospital is despicable

Amnesty International has denounced the reported use of cluster bombs in a civilian area by the Sri Lankan military as a serious violation of international humanitaria
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Sri Lanka
4 February 2009

Tunisia: Appeal Court entrenches injustice by upholding unfair convictions

Amnesty International calls for the immediate and unconditional release of trade union leaders and all those imprisoned for peacefully exercising their rights to freed
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Tunisia

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