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11 December 2009

Iraq: Iranian opposition group supporters must not be forcibly evicted

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.
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iraq
10 December 2009

Post-election Iran violations some of the worst in 20 years

Human rights violations in Iran are now as bad as at any time in the past 20 years, Amnesty International said today in a new report on the aftermath of last June’s presidential election.
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
9 December 2009

Nigeria: Amnesty International says police “kill at will”

Amnesty International exposed the shocking level of unlawful police killings in Nigeria, in a new report released today.
Region Africa
Country Nigeria
9 December 2009

Former Guantánamo Bay detainees deserve justice in Italy

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.

Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Italy
8 December 2009

Mexico: Civilian authorities must investigate pattern of serious abuses by military

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. 
Region Americas
Country Mexico
8 December 2009

Mexico: Military abuses - case studies

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. See here some of the cases highlighted in the report.

Region Americas
Country Mexico
8 December 2009

Mexico: Military abuses - Facts and Figures

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. See here some of the facts and figures included in the report.
Region Americas
Country Mexico
8 December 2009

Russia must stop persecution of rights activists

The Russian authorities must stop persecuting human rights activists and instead channel their efforts into investigating those responsible for their murders
Region Europe And Central Asia
8 December 2009

Nepal: Major accused of torturing girl to death must be arrested

The Nepali government must immediately pursue the arrest of an army major expelled last week from a UN peacekeeping mission in Chad when it emerged he has been accused of torturing a 15-year-old Nepalese girl to death, Amnesty International said today.

 
Tags
  • Impunity,
  • Stop Violence Against Women
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Nepal
8 December 2009

Nepal: Major accused of torturing girl to death must be arrested

The Nepali government must immediately pursue the arrest of an army major expelled last week from a UN peacekeeping mission in Chad when it emerged he has been accused of torturing a 15-year-old Nepalese girl to death, Amnesty International said today.
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Nepal

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