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As the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics comes closer, harassment against civil society activists has intensified.
The alleged horrific gang rape of a 20 year-old adivasi woman in Birbhum, West Bengal, must be investigated immediately, says Amnesty.
The Egyptian authorities are using every resource at their disposal to quash dissent and trample on human rights, says Amnesty.
The Geneva 2 conference on Syria must seek full access to investigate allegations that 11,000 people have been tortured and killed in detention, says Amnesty.
The Geneva II peace conference on Syria must end state sieges imposed on opposition-held towns where civilians are starving, says Amnesty
Rights groups have welcomed a ruling that a Mayor’s decision to forcibly evict 300 Roma in 2010, to a site adjacent to a waste dump, was illegal.
Louisiana has been asked to end its campaign of vengeance against Albert Woodfox and release him after nearly four decades of cruel treatment.
Amnesty International has warned that the opportunity to deal with the past in Northern Ireland must not be squandered following the multi-party negotiations.
European leaders should hang their heads in shame over refusing and mistreating refugees from Syria, says Amnesty.
The harassment of civil society in Russia is continuing unabated despite the release of prisoners of conscience.