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A report released by Amnesty International and Greeneace calls for the criminal investigation of Trafigura, the company behind the 2006 dumping of toxic waste in Côte d’Ivoire.
Prison sentences given to three bloggers accused of spreading anti-state propaganda in Vietnam are a shameful attempt to silence dissent, says Amnesty International.
Magazine editor and human rights defender Somyot Prueksakasemsuk must be immediately released from 17-month pre-trial detention, says Amnesty International.
Amnesty International has expressed concern that 'confessions' on Iranian state television may result in 12 people facing the death penalty.
Amnesty International has welcomed the decision to grant bail to Rimsha Masih, but says Pakistan must urgently reform its blasphemy laws.
Abdullah al-Senussi, Colonel Gaddafi's military intelligence chief, should have been surrendered to the International Criminal Court says Amnesty.
The decision by Bahrain’s appeal court to uphold sentences against 13 opposition activists has been roundly condemned by Amnesty International.
Iran is being challenged to release writer Arzhang Davoodi, who is now facing fresh charges after being imprisoned for nearly nine years.
Amnesty International says it has received 'credible reports' that nine persons were executed on the evening of 23 August in Gambia.
A judge must oversee any investigation into the deaths of 34 people at the Marikana mine complex in South Africa, Amnesty International says.