Breaking international human rights news and information from Amnesty International

Latest Updates

Press Release
June 17, 2014

In response to the scheduled execution of Marcus Wellons in Georgia tonight, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following statement.

Press Release
May 22, 2014

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim has remained in prison with her 20-month-old son since she was sentenced to death for 'apostasy' and to 100 lashes for 'adultery' last Thursday.

News
May 22, 2014
Lawyers have confirmed to Amnesty International that an appeal has been lodged against the conviction of a pregnant Sudanese Christian woman, who has been sentenced to death for her religious choice a...
Press Release
May 20, 2014

In response to the federal appeals court decision to stay the execution of Missouri death row inmate Russell Bucklew, Steven W. Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the...

More Amnesty News and Multimedia