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Amnesty International | Gambia must stop wave of ...
18 November 2014

The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities ...

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Gambia must stop wave of homophobic arrests and torture ...
18 November 2014

The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities ...

Story      

UAE: Ruthless crackdown on dissent exposes 'ugly reality' ...
18 November 2014

Scores of activists in the UAE have been harassed, arrested and in some cases tortured in custody according to a new report by Amnesty International ...

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Somalia: EU must keep focus on human rights for Somalia's ...
18 November 2014

Ahead of the forthcoming Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark on 19-20 November, Amnesty International is calling ...

Open Letter       AFR 52/007/2014

United Arab Emirates: “There is no freedom here”: Silencing ...
18 November 2014

In March 2011, a group of 133 women and men put their names to a petition calling for democratic reform, including the right to vote. The petition sparked ...

Report       MDE 25/018/2014

North Korea: UN vote a crucial step to ensure perpetrators of ...
18 November 2014

A key UN vote has sent a clear message to the North Korean government that those responsible for crimes against humanity must face justice.

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USA: Texas set to execute severely mentally ill man: Scott ...
18 November 2014

Scott Panetti, a 56-year-old man whose serious mental illness predated and contributed to the 1992 double murder for which he was sent to death row ...

Urgent Action       AMR 51/053/2014

Yemen: Further information: Political activists released without ...
17 November 2014

Southern Yemeni political activists Anwar Ismail and Khaled al-Junaidi have been released without charge. After being arrested and subjected to enforced ...

Urgent Action       MDE 31/010/2014

Iran: Equality and religious freedom in Iran
17 November 2014

The Iranian authorities' ongoing repression of members of religious minorities in the country must come to a halt. Instead the authorities should adhere ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/063/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Human rights defender ...
17 November 2014

Outspoken human rights defender Mikhlif al-Shammari has been sentenced to two years in prison and 200 lashes in the second case brought against ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/031/2014