Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev deceived the international community with his government’s promise to eradicate torture and fully investigate the lethal use of force by police.
Torture remains commonplace in Kazakhstan and the torturers are allowed to go free.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal must release Herman Wallace, who has terminal cancer and has been in solitary confinement for more than 40 years, from prison on humanitarian grounds.
Amnesty International USA issued the following comment today from Thenjiwe McHarris, USA campaigner, in response to the hunger strike by 30,000 prisoners in California:
“The conditions for pr...