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13 May 2009

Sri Lanka: UN Security Council must act now to save civilians

Amnesty International has demanded that the Sri Lankan authorities allow immediate and unhindered access to the troubled areas – including the "Safe Zone&qu
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Sri Lanka
13 May 2009

Latvia: Riga Pride must go ahead

Amnesty International today urged the Latvian authorities to ensure that the planned Baltic Pride event on Saturday 16 May is allowed to take place and said that banni
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Latvia
11 May 2009

Iran: Release of US-Iranian journalist welcome

Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in Iran later today (Monday).
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
11 May 2009

Iran: Release of US-Iranian journalist welcome

Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in Iran later today (Monday).
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iran
11 May 2009

Amnesty International activists take part in Baltic Pride 2009

Amnesty International activists from over 20 countries will take part in Baltic Pride 2009 in the Latvian capital Riga 15-17 May to display international support and s
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Latvia
11 May 2009

Saudi Arabia: Two juveniles executed by Saudi authorities among a group of five

Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were beheaded by Saudi Arabian authorities yesterday (Sunday), Amnesty International revealed today. The
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Saudi Arabia
11 May 2009

Saudi Arabia: Two juveniles executed by Saudi authorities among a group of five

Two men who were juveniles at the time of their alleged crimes were beheaded by Saudi Arabian authorities yesterday (Sunday), Amnesty International revealed today. The
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Saudi Arabia
8 May 2009

Chad: Urgent international action needed to prevent humanitarian crisis

Amnesty International is calling on all parties to the conflict in eastern Chad not to attack civilians or place them at risk. As the UN Security Council meets to disc
Region Africa
Country Chad
7 May 2009

Russian Federation: One year on President Dmitry Medvedev fails to improve the human rights situation

Little has been done to improve the human rights situation in the Russian Federation – in some areas it has even worsened, one year after President Dmitry Medve
Region Europe And Central Asia
7 May 2009

Lebanon: 7 June elections a key opportunity for human rights

Lebanon's upcoming national elections, due on 7 June, present a unique opportunity for the country's political leaders to commit themselves and their parties to introd
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Lebanon

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