Reports about drug addiction in Aboriginal communities, children born of war,
the plight of Roma, and exploitation of residential school survivors
- winners of Amnesty International Canada’s 2012 Media Awards
Global support for abolishing the death penalty is rising, Amnesty International said after the UN General Assembly (UNGA) voted overwhelmingly in favour of a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.
Russian parliamentarians must reject a bill that will have a chilling effect on human rights defenders and civil society when it goes through its third reading in the Russian Parliament's Lower Chamber - the Duma - on 21 December 2012, Amnesty International said today.
The detention of a 16-year-old Bahraini boy in an adult prison has been extended for a further week despite the Bahraini authorities’ failure to bring any charges against him, which Amnesty International said violates international standards of justice.