An Amnesty International researcher sent to observe demonstrations in the Ingushetian capital Magas was abducted, beaten and subjected to terrifying mock executions by men claiming to be members of the security services.
Amnesty International will challenge in court the constitutionality of Hungary’s controversial law that criminalizes with up to one year in prison, individuals and organizations working on migration, the organization announced today.
Following the public release of ‘The Great Bank Heist’ report into systemic corruption at the Venda Building Society (VBS) Mutual Bank, Shenilla Mohamed, Executive Director of Amnesty International South Africa said:
The Supreme Court has issued a narrow and highly technical decision that, while disappointing to many Indigenous nations, critically does not in any way diminish the fundamental responsibility of legislators to respect and uphold the rights of Indigenous peoples.
Pakistan’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Gulalai Ismail, a Pashtun human rights defender, who was detained on her arrival at Islamabad airport today, Amnesty International said.
On his return from a field visit to Raqqa in Syria, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General Kumi Naidoo has described the horrific destruction and utter human devastation he witnessed, one year after the end of the battle in which the US-led coalition and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF
Persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in Kazakhstan face stigmatization and isolation from society and are prevented from exercising their human rights, Amnesty International said today, as it launched a new report calling for change and the respect, protection and fulfilment of
The brutal beating of 24-year-old student activist Asim Omar Hassan by prison guards in Kober prison must be independently and thoroughly investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International said today as he was admitted to hospital.