10/05/2012Tomorrow marks seven years since the killing of several hundred mainly peaceful demonstrators, including women and children, by security forces in the Uzbekistani city of Andizhan. Amnesty International has accused the European Union of reneging on its human rights commitments by toning down its originally robust demands that Uzbekistan comply with its international obligations, despite clear evidence that the regime is openly flouting them.
21/03/2012Today, the International Detention Coalition launched a global campaign to end the immigration detention of children by presenting a new report “Captured Childhood” at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
19/03/2012Up to 1,500 people risk forcible eviction at a moment’s notice from their homes in Belvil, an informal settlement in Belgrade, starting this week.
08/03/2012“The European Court of Human Rights must not be given a secondary role in the protection of human rights in Europe” says Nicolas Beger, Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office.
08/03/2012On International Women's Day, Amnesty International has challenged the European Union to show tangible progress in freeing Europe from violence against women. T
15/12/2011Amnesty International has called on the EU to raise the issue of human rights with the Russian Federation at the EU-Russia Summit. The summit is being held days after Russia’s legislative elections, following which more than 1,000 people, including journalists, were reportedly detained after demonstrations against the manipulation of votes.
12/06/2013 Poland and the European Union must ensure that the country urgently investigates long-standing accusations that it hosted a CIA-run secret prison where suspects were tortured between 2002 and 2005.
03/06/2013 How long do you think you would cope if you were confined to a cupboard-sized room of just six square metres, 23 hours a day? An hour? A day? A week? How about 41 years and counting? Forty-one years ago, three young black ...