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24 April 2009

Venezuela: Proposed law on international cooperation could hinder human rights activists

The draft law on international cooperation (Ley de Cooperación Internacional), currently being discussed in the National Assembly, could seriously hamper the
Region Americas
Country Venezuela
23 April 2009

Serbia: Impunity for NATO – ten years after Operation Allied Force

Ten years after NATO forces bombed the Serbian state television and radio no one has been brought to justice for this serious violation of international humanitarian
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Serbia
23 April 2009

Pakistan: People of Buner at mercy of Taleban

Nearly 650,000 Pakistanis living in Buner district, some 120 kilometres from Islamabad, are now at the mercy of abusive and repressive Pakistani Taleban groups that ha
Tags
  • Armed Conflict,
  • Armed Groups
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Pakistan
23 April 2009

Iraq Kurdistan Region: Prime Minister makes encouraging promises to Amnesty International

Amnesty International welcomes the strong commitment to human rights expressed by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in a meeting with the organization in Erbil today.
Region Middle East And North Africa
Country Iraq
23 April 2009

India: Prisoner of Conscience Dr Binayak Sen completes two years in jail

The Indian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release Dr. Binayak Sen, a human rights defender and pioneer of health care to marginalized communit

Tags
  • Prisoners Of Conscience
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country India
23 April 2009

Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: Israeli army probe lacks credibility and is no substitute for independent investigation

The Israeli army should make public the full details of the findings of its probe into some of its attacks during the 22-day Gaza military offensive, Amnesty Internati
Tags
  • Armed Conflict
Region Middle East And North Africa
22 April 2009

Turkey: In search of asylum

People arriving at Turkey’s borders in search of asylum are putting their lives at risk on a daily basis because of the failure of the Turkish authorities to p
Region Europe And Central Asia
Country Turkey
20 April 2009

Amnesty International warns of deteriorating human rights situation in Fiji

An Amnesty International expert who has just completed a fact-finding mission to Fiji warns that the human rights situation in the country is getting worse by the day
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Fiji
20 April 2009

USA: Amnesty International to issue assessment of President Obama’s first 100 days on counter terrorism detention policies

On 29 April 2009, Amnesty International will publish a report assessing the new US administration’s first 100 days in office in relation to detentions conducted
Tags
  • Security with Human Rights
Region Americas
Country USA
20 April 2009

China: Wife of Human Rights Activist beaten

Amnesty International calls on the Shangdong authorities to stop the continuing harassment of Yuan Weijing, the wife of imprisoned legal activist Chen Guangcheng, who
Tags
  • Activists

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