Latest Updates

Press Release
July 17, 2015

Several key provisions of Law 1753, which was approved by Congress on June 9, and through which the government has implemented the 2014-18 National Development Plan (NDP), must be repealed since th...

Press Release
July 16, 2015

The decision by President Edgar Lungu to commute the sentences of 332 prisoners awaiting death by hanging to life imprisonment is a laudable first step and a ‘triumph’ for the right to life.

Press Release
July 16, 2015

The Chinese authorities have ratcheted up their crackdown against human rights lawyers and activists, using draconian state security charges to detain at least three people.

Press Release
July 15, 2015

Amnesty International USA highlighted the exploitation of migrant workers in Qatar and called for reforms today at a hearing held by the Senate Consumer Protection Subcommittee. Sunjeev Bery, AIUSA...

More Amnesty News and Multimedia