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15 June 2007
Rendition in the Horn of Africa
At least 140 men, women and children fleeing conflict in Somalia were arrested by Kenyan authorities between 30 December 2006 and February 2007 as they tried to enter
10 June 2007
Algeria: Persistent torture by the Military Security in secret locations
Torture and other ill-treatment continue to be perpetrated with impunity in Algeria in cases of individuals who are thought to have information about terrorism.
07 June 2007
'Off the record' secret CIA detention
At least 39 individuals who remain missing are believed to have been subjected to enforced disappearance by the US authorities.
31 May 2007
Another death at Guantánamo after apparent suicide
Amnesty International has called for a fully independent investigation led by civilians into the death of a Saudi Arabian national at Guantánamo after an appare
03 May 2007
Press Freedom Day: Global action needed to protect journalists
2006 was a year in which killings of reporters and media staff reached historic levels. All of society pays the price when journalists are killed with impunity and cen
24 April 2007
USA: Stop sexual violence against Indigenous women
One in three Native American or Alaska Native women will be raped at some point in their lives. Most do not seek justice because they know they will be met with inac
11 April 2007
Egypt: Planned anti-terror law could intensify abuses
The Egyptian authorities are committing systematic abuses of human rights in the name of national security -- and a planned new anti-terror law could make the situatio
03 April 2007
Guantánamo: Freedom for UK resident Bisher al-Rawi
Amnesty International welcomes the release from Guantánamo of Bisher al-Rawi. The UK resident was reunited with his family in the UK on 1 April after more than
21 February 2007
Hearing on the mental health of war on terror' detainee José Padilla
On 28 February, a Miami judge ruled that Jose Padilla was fit to stand trial. The trial is set to begin on 16 April.
20 November 2006
Guantánamo: pain and distress for thousands of children
Thousands of children around the world have suffered pain and distress as a result of US counter-terror policies and practices.
29 September 2006
Wanted: al-Qa'ida suspects. $5000 reward.
The road to Guantánamo starts in Pakistan.
25 August 2006
Murat Kurnaz has been released from Guantánamo!
Released from Guantánamo on 24 August 2006, Murat Kurnaz had been held for four years and eight months without charge or trial.
24 July 2006
Jordan: 'Your confessions are ready to sign!'
Jordan detains and tortures political and security suspects.
12 June 2006
Guántanamo deaths: tragic reminders of camp's lawlessness
On Saturday 10 June, three Guantánamo detainees were found dead in their cells.
16 May 2006
Youth activism in the Balkans
Young, energetic, and campaigning for human rights in the Balkans. Men and women who recently attended an activism workshop organized by Amnesty International in Lju
03 May 2006
Press Freedom: Journalists in need of protection
Since the beginning of the war in Iraq in March 2003, more journalists have been killed in that country than anywhere else in the world.
01 May 2006
Colombia: Time to stop the killing and persecution of trade unionists and activists
Four decades of armed conflict in Colombia have had a catastrophic effect on the country's civilians. Caught between the security forces who have consistently collud
27 April 2006
Abu Ghraib torture victims still seeking redress
Two years ago the release of photographs showing detainees being tortured and ill-treated by US military personnel at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq shocked and horrified t
05 April 2006
The secretive and illegal US programme of 'rendition'
Salah 'Ali Qaru finally emerged free from detention around midnight on 27 March. In nearly three years, the 27-year-old Yemeni was tortured in Jordan, flown from count
22 March 2006
Another Guantánamo in Malaysia? Indefinite detention and risk of torture
Malaysian human rights groups called on the Prime Minister to apply the same principle to the Kamunting Detention Centre in Malaysia, where detainees are held under th
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