23/05/2012Amnesty International Annual Report 2012: The State of the World’s Human Rights
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.
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
21/02/2012With no end in sight to the long-running armed conflict in Colombia, eight years after the killing of eight members of the San José de Apartadó community, a peaceful movement which defends its right not to be drawn into the conflict.
As Hungary takes the chair of the European Union’s six-month rotating presidency for the first time, Amnesty International has challenged the country’s government to improve the EU’s defence of human rights worldwide, and today presented a list of recommendations to Dr Róbert Répássy, the Hungarian Junior Minister for Justice.
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 ...