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Papua New Guinea: Asylum-seekers at risk of return to Syria
19 May 2014

Five Syrian asylum-seekers held at a detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, are in danger of being returned to their home country, where ...

Urgent Action       ASA 34/001/2014

Thailand: Fears for villagers after attack in Thailand
19 May 2014

There are grave concerns for the safety of the 700 residents of Nanongbong village in north-eastern Thailand, after it was attacked by at least 100 ...

Urgent Action       ASA 39/006/2014

Pakistan: Human Rights lawyer shot dead in his office: Rashid ...
19 May 2014

Prominent human rights defender and lawyer Rashid Rehman was shot dead in Multan, Pakistan on 7 May. The killing is likely linked to his legal ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/009/2014

Pakistan: Abducted political activist at risk of death
19 May 2014

Zahid Baloch, Chairman of the Baloch Student Organisation-Azad (BSOA) was abducted in Quetta, Balochistan, on 18 March. His family do not know ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/008/2014

India: Jailed activist denied medical care: Gokarakonda Naga ...
16 May 2014

Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba, an activist and academic, is being held in pre-trial detention in Nagpur Central Prison, Maharashtra state. His legs are ...

Urgent Action       ASA 20/013/2014

India: Dow blocks Amnesty International calls to face up to ...
15 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL INDIA. PRESS RELEASE. 15 May 2014. AI Index: ASA 20/012/2014. Dow blocks Amnesty International ...

Press Release       ASA 20/012/2014

India: Dow blocks Amnesty International calls to face up to the ...
14 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 20/011/2014. 14 May 2014. Dow Blocks Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       ASA 20/011/2014

India: Acceptability of torture highest in India & China
14 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. May 14, 2014. Index: ASA 20/015/2014. PRESS RELEASE. Amnesty International: Acceptability ...

Press Release       ASA 20/015/2014

Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
13 May 2014

Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides ...

Report       ACT 40/004/2014

Myanmar: Further information: More activists from same group ...
13 May 2014

Two more human rights defenders from the community-based organization the Movement for Democracy Current Force have been arrested and detained ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/009/2014