Authorities in Côte d’Ivoire are holding at least 50 people without charge, including several high-profile Ivorian politicians, following the arrest of former President Laurent Gbagbo two months ago, Amnesty International has discovered.
Guatemalan authorities must ensure that all those responsible for atrocities during the country’s internal armed conflict are identified and brought to justice, Amnesty International has said after a former military chief was arrested in Guatemala City.
The authorities in Equatorial Guinea must immediately end a draconian clampdown on freedom of expression taking place ahead of an African Union summit in the capital Malabo on 23 June, Amnesty International said today.
The Turkish authorities must bring into force laws that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people from widespread discrimination, Amnesty International has said in a new report published today.
The Mexican civilian authorities must urgently investigate the enforced disappearance of a man detained by members of the Mexican Navy in the state of Tamaulipas last week, Amnesty International has said.
The Sri Lankan authorities must refrain from any ill-treatment of a group of rejected asylum seekers who arrived in Colombo on Friday after being forcibly returned from the UK, Amnesty International said.
17 June 2011
Governments must improve working conditions for tens of millions of domestic workers around the world, Amnesty International said today after the adoption of a new treaty setting global standards for domestic work.
Guatemalan authorities must promptly and fully investigate a series of alleged politically motivated killings, Amnesty International said today after the latest shooting of a mayoral candidate near the capital.