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China’s abolition of the 'Re-education Through Labour' (RTL) system risks being no more than a cosmetic change, says Amnesty.
Children as young as 13 are being detained, ill-treated and tortured in Bahrain on a routine basis, said Amnesty International in a new briefing.
Australia is holding more than 1,000 asylum seekers in shameful conditions in a processing centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.
North Korea’s vast infrastructure of repression is further exposed in new satellite images showing the on-going development of two of the country’s largest political prison camps.
Responding to the news of Nelson Mandela’s death, Amnesty International has paid tribute to one of the world’s most visionary leaders.
Write for Rights, one of Amnesty International’s major global campaigns, is due to mobilise hundreds of thousands of people around the world.
The conviction and imprisonment of 21 women following a pro-Morsi demonstration shows the Egyptian authorities continue to punish peaceful dissent, says Amnesty.
The violent dispersal of demonstrators on Independence Square (Maidan) in the centre of Kyiv shows a shameful disregard for peoples right to peacefully protest, says Amnesty.
The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, has been condemned by human rights activists.
Libyan authorities must actively protect protesters from attacks by armed militia during ongoing demonstrations or risk further bloodshed, says Amnesty.