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Myanmar: Human rights defender arrested and detained: Ko ...
9 May 2014

Human rights defender Ko Htin Kyaw has been arrested in Myanmar for his peaceful activism and is currently detained in Yangon's Insein prison. He ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/008/2014

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

China: Activists detained in Tiananmen clampdown
7 May 2014

Five activists were detained in China on 6 May as part of a wider crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the crackdown of the 1989 pro-democracy ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/026/2014

Nepal: Fears for two men tortured by police in Nepal
6 May 2014

There are fears for the safety of Kalu Chaudhari and Hikmat Chaudhary after they filed an official complaint against Kanchanpur District police personnel ...

Urgent Action       ASA 31/004/2014

India: Killings in Assam shameful, authorities must protect ...
4 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL INDIA NEWS FLASH. May 4, 2014. Index: ASA 20/016/2014. Killings in Assam shameful ...

Press Release       ASA 20/016/2014

Myanmar: Jailing of new prisoners of conscience casts doubt ...
2 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 16/007/2014. 2 May 2014. Myanmar: Jailing of new prisoners ...

Public Statement       ASA 16/007/2014

Myanmar: Imprisoned for corruption investigation
2 May 2014

On 7 April two men, video journalist Zaw Pe and Win Myint Hlaing, were each sentenced to one year in prison in Myanmar because of their attempted ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/006/2014

Thailand: Anniversary of activist's arrest a reminder of ...
30 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 39/005/2014. 30 April 2014. Thailand: Anniversary of activist's ...

Public Statement       ASA 39/005/2014

Pakistan: "A bullet has been chosen for you": Attacks on ...
30 April 2014

Pakistan has a reputation for having a fearless and vibrant media, but it is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. Human rights ...

Report       ASA 33/005/2014

Thailand: Human rights activist missing in Thailand: Por La ...
30 April 2014

A prominent human rights activist has been missing in Thailand since 17 April 2014. It is feared that Pholachi Rakchongcharoen, also known as “Billy ...

Urgent Action       ASA 39/004/2014