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The new Secretary General of Amnesty International began his first day in office pledging to ensure governments respect the rights of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable groups.
Amnesty International has accused the Honduran authorities of failing to address serious human rights violations that followed the coup d’etat of 28 June 2009.
Human rights are suffering in Libya as it continues to stall on reform, Amnesty International has warned in a new report, despite the country’s efforts to play a greater international role.
Human rights organisations have condemned the reported execution by firing-squad of some 18 people, many of them foreign nationals, in Libya this past weekend.
Amnesty has called upon the Congolese government to launch a thorough independent investigation into the death of one of the country’s leading human rights activists.
A global justice gap is being made worse by power politics, despite international progress, says Amnesty International in its annual assessment of human rights worldwide.
Amnesty International has called on Mexican authorities to release three hungers strikers protesting against their detention for taking part in a campaign against high electricity prices.
Amnesty International have today joined with campaigners in more than 100 countries to call upon government leaders to develop a "bullet-proof" Arms Trade Treaty.
Amnesty International UK has criticised the British government's use of diplomatic assurances to deport alleged terror suspects to countries where they face torture or death.
The Mexican authorities must halt the continuing abuse of migrants as public officials collude in kidnappings, rapes and murders, says a news Amnesty International report.