The Ethiopian authorities must immediately release four government critics and a former opposition supporter who have been found guilty of terrorism charges on Thursday, Amnesty International said today.
Iran must not execute a web programmer sentenced to death after one of his web programs was used to post pornographic images without his knowledge, Amnesty International said today, as the Iranian authorities continue their crackdown on bloggers and other users of the internet.
The Hamas de facto administration in Gaza must ensure that the investigation launched into multiple attacks on a human rights activist in Gaza who had written an article critical of the Hamas administration and armed groups is independent and impartial, Amnesty International said today.
Authorities across Mexico must pass and implement laws making enforced disappearance a criminal offence in accordance with international human rights law, Amnesty International said as one state considers a bill to outlaw the practice.
Former Haitian president Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier continues to evade justice, one year after authorities launched an investigation into crimes against humanity committed under his rule, Amnesty International said today.
The Turkish authorities have failed to address state officials' alleged involvement in the killing of journalist and human rights activist Hrant Dink, Amnesty International said today, as the trial of 18 people accused of his murder drew to a close.
The release of at least 130 political prisoners in Myanmar today—including well-known dissidents Htay Kywe, U Khun Htun Oo, Min Ko Naing, and U Gambira—is a significant move, Amnesty International said today.