At least 75 people have been killed today in Syria during mass protests, local human rights activists told Amnesty International, as the government launched its deadliest crackdown yet on demonstrators calling for political reform.
The Ugandan government must immediately end the excessive use of force against protestors, Amnesty International said today, after police fired live rounds at crowds of protesters in different parts of the country reportedly killing a child.
Members of the security forces that have for decades brutally repressed Egyptians must be held to account, Amnesty International said today as it released a damning report into the use of emergency powers under former President Hosni Mubarak.
Amnesty International has today urged the Yemeni authorities to ensure the safety of a prominent human rights activist after she was warned anonymously for allegedly passing information to the UN Security Council.
The international community must immediately step up humanitarian aid to the Libyan city of Misratah, Amnesty International said today, as many of its residents remained without communications, electricity and water supplies.
Syria’s President must back up his pledge to introduce reforms with immediate, concrete action to end the continuing wave of killings of protesters by his security forces, Amnesty International said today.