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Press Release
May 10, 2011
Amnesty International has called on Iranian authorities to release two US citizens apparently held for political reasons for nearly two years, as their flawed trial is set to resume on 11 May.
Press Release
May 6, 2011
Human rights activists seen to be involved in pro-reform protests in Syria have been forced into hiding after receiving threats from Syrian authorities, Amnesty International said today as a “Day of D...
Amnesty in the News
May 5, 2011
The New York Times

"New satellite images and firsthand accounts... have confirmed the enormous scale and bleak conditions of the penal system."

Press Release
May 4, 2011
The Bahraini government must end its relentless crackdown on human rights, Amnesty International said today after the country's parliament voted to extend a repressive state of emergency amid continue...

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