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3 July 2009

Honduras: Intimidation of media workers and protestors rising

Amnesty International denounced an escalation in human rights abuses in Honduras and urged the security forces to respect the rule of law and human rights when the Pre
Region Americas
Country Honduras
3 July 2009

Italy: Napolitano should reject the “security package”

Amnesty International calls on the President of the Italian Republic to send the so called ‘security package’ - approved by the Senate yesterday - back to
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Italy
3 July 2009

African Union: Non-co-operation with Bashir Arrest Warrant an insult for victims

In response to reports on the decision by the African Union (AU) not to cooperate with a war crimes warrant of arrest, issued by the International Criminal Court again
Region
Country Africa
2 July 2009

Israel/Occupied PalestinianTerritories:Impunity for war crimes in Gaza and southern Israel recipe for further civilian suffering

Israeli forces killed hundreds of unarmed Palestinian civilians and destroyed thousands of homes in Gaza in attacks which breached the laws of war, Amnesty Internation
Tags
  • Armed Conflict,
  • Crimes Against Humanity And War Crimes
Region Middle East And North Africa
2 July 2009

India: Historic ruling against “sodomy” laws, the first step to equality

Amnesty International welcomes the historical decision by the high court in Delhi to decriminalize homosexuality. The decision is a significant step toward ensuri

Region Asia And The Pacific
Country India
2 July 2009

Pakistan: More than two million people living outside displacement camps face appalling conditions

Pakistan’s central and regional governments must urgently do more to assist the more than two million people who have fled escalating fighting in northweste

Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Pakistan
30 June 2009

Nigeria: Amnesty International says pollution has created human rights tragedy in the Niger Delta

(Abuja) Amnesty International today called the situation in the Niger Delta a “human rights tragedy,” saying that the people of the Niger Delta have seen t
Tags
  • Business And Human Rights
Region Africa
Country Nigeria
30 June 2009

Honduras: Security Forces must respect human rights

Amnesty International’s call to the security forces comes after supporters of President Zelaya clashed with the military in the context of demonstrations that
Region Americas
Country Honduras
30 June 2009

Belarus defies Council of Europe call for a moratorium

The authorities in Belarus continue to ignore international pressure on them to declare a moratorium on the death penalty. Amnesty International and the Belarusian H
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Belarus

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