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Forced evictions of Roma people in France have reached record proportions, Amnesty International revealed in a new report published today (26 September).
Palestinian police in the West Bank have been accused by Amnesty International of mounting violent attacks on peaceful protesters.
President al-Bashir of Sudan has reportedly applied to the US Embassy in Sudan for a visa to enable him to travel to the 68th session of the UN General Assembly.
Amnesty International has welcomed the release of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, and at least 11 political activists.
The Greek authorities must do everything in their power to prevent further politically motivated violence, says Amnesty, following the killing of an anti-fascist supporter.
The French authorities’ evictions of Roma communities across the country continue to flout international law, say human rights bodies.
The killing of at least 1,089 people over the past fortnight underscores the urgent need for Egypt’s security forces to comply with international standards.
President Obama should commute US Army Private Manning’s sentence to time already served to allow immediate release, Amnesty says.
A sentence of flogging against a 15-year-old rape victim in the Maldives has been annulled, but the girl should never have been prosecuted at all, says Amnesty.
Egyptian has been asked to take urgent steps to ensure the safety of Egypt’s Coptic Christians after unprecedented sectarian violence across the country.