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Press Release
December 5, 2012

Between December 5th and 16th, Amnesty International will host its 10th global letter writing marathon, inviting human rights supporters to write, Tweet and blog in support of victims of human righ...

Report
December 3, 2012
A new report exposes atrocities committed by Ansar al-Shari’a (Partisans of al-Shari’a), an armed group affiliated with al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which established control of the smal...
Victory
November 30, 2012
Rosario Huayanca Zapata and Father José Manuel Miranda Azpiroz of the Human Rights Committee who received death threats on 4 and 8 October, have reported that there have been no further security incid...
Press Release
November 30, 2012

Amnesty International today called the sentencing in China of Chen Kegui, nephew of exiled blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng, "appalling," saying it was obvious retaliation for his uncle's escape from h...

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