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European Court ruling condemns automatic and ...
23 October 2014

On 21 October 2014, the European Court of Human Rights released its Chamber judgment in the case of Sharifi and Others v. Italy and Greece ( ...

Public Statement       EUR 05/008/2014

Bahrain: Further information: Activist sentenced for comments ...
23 October 2014

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been sentenced to six months in prison for “insulting” a figure of worship. Amnesty International believes he ...

Urgent Action       MDE 11/041/2014

Turkey: Further information: Detention of refugees must be ...
23 October 2014

Ninety-five refugees from the city of Kobani, Syria, who had been unlawfully detained in a sports hall in the Turkish border town of Suruç since 5 October ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/020/2014

Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas ...
23 October 2014

The Netherlands' repeated attempts to argue for the forcible return of Somalis to areas controlled by the Islamist armed group al-Shabaab exposes them ...

Story      

Somalia: Forced returns to south and central Somalia ...
23 October 2014

Amnesty International considers that forced returns to south and central Somalia amount to a violation of international law. Amnesty International is seriously ...

Report       AFR 52/005/2014

Amnesty International | Netherlands: Forced returns of ...
23 October 2014

The Netherlands' repeated attempts to argue for the forcible return of Somalis to areas controlled by the Islamist armed group al-Shabaab exposes them ...

Press Release      

Egypt: Open letter re: Universal Periodic Review of Egypt (5 ...
22 October 2014

The upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt on 5 November 2014 comes at a critical time for human rights, freedoms and independent ...

Open Letter       MDE 12/055/2014

France: Further information: Evicted families forced to sleep in ...
22 October 2014

The forced eviction of an informal settlement near Bobigny, in the outskirts of Paris, has left more than 60 people, including 15 children and infants, ...

Urgent Action       EUR 21/007/2014

Macedonia: Ban on same-sex marriage pending approval
22 October 2014

Amendment XXXIII, currently pending before the Parliament of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, will discriminate against lesbian, gay, ...

Urgent Action       EUR 65/001/2014

Saudi Arabia: Filipino worker released from Saudi prison ...
21 October 2014

Filipino domestic worker Ruth Cosrojas was released from a Saudi Arabian prison on 29 September and deported back to the Philippines the following ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/027/2014