Breaking international human rights news and information from Amnesty International

Latest Updates

Press Release
November 12, 2012

Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA executive director, commented today in response to the United States’ election to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Press Release
November 8, 2012

Three senior staff members of a registered medical clinic that provides medical services to victims of torture were arbitrarily arrested after police raided their offices in Harare on Monday.

Press Release
November 7, 2012

157 governments at the U.N. General Assembly’s First Committee on Disarmament in New York voted on Wednesday in favor of finalizing the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) next March.

Press Release
November 6, 2012

“President Obama has been given a second chance to keep his promises on human rights. Don’t blow it.”

More Amnesty News and Multimedia