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Press Release
September 21, 2012

Amnesty International calls on Viet Nam to immediately and unconditionally release three bloggers who face up to 20 years in jail simply for exercising their right to freedom of expression.

Press Release
August 24, 2012

The detention yesterday of the editor of one of Ethiopia's last independent publications is a worrying signal that the government intends to carry on targeting dissent.

Press Release
August 23, 2012

Mubarak-era laws in Egypt continue to criminalize expression and target journalists critical of President Morsi and the new government.

Press Release
August 13, 2012

After the recent deaths of two journalists in Mogadishu this past weekend, Amnesty calls on Somali authorities to end impunity for the killing of media workers in the country.

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