Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte today attacked critics of his deadly ‘war on drugs’, telling human rights activists: “your concern is human rights, mine is human lives” and promising the continuation of a “relentless and chilling” campaign.
Russian authorities must act immediately to protect Irina Biryukova, a lawyer who has fled the country after releasing a video showing her client Yevgeny Makarov being brutally beaten in a Russian prison, Amnesty International said today.
Amnesty International expresses deep concern at community reports this morning that the Kenya Urban Roads Authority is demolishing homes and businesses along the missing link road between Ngong and Lang’ata roads in Kibra under armed guards.
Following the European Commission’s new infringement proceedings against Hungary for breaches of EU law ahead of a parliamentary vote on repressive new laws in the country, Iverna McGowan, Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office, said:
In reaction to the ruling of the Third Unitary Court of the Nineteenth District on the investigative commission in the Ayotzinapa case – the enforced disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Mexico, since 26 September 2014 – Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas Director at Amnesty Internation
OTTAWA – Amnesty International and the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) have written to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to express their disappointment with her decision to create an “independent external review” into the extradition case of Dr.
Three months after the government of President Daniel Ortega first unleashed its lethal strategy of repression on student demonstrators on 18 April, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas Director at Amnesty International, said:
The Thai authorities must recognise that the death penalty has no place in any criminal justice system and halt any plans to carry out further executions, said Amnesty International, a month after the state carried out its first execution in almost nine years.