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Amnesty in the News
June 14, 2012
Los Angeles Times

Not allowed into Syria for more than a year, Amnesty International decided to venture in without government permission, tired of being told its investigations of abuse were merely hearsay.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

Iranian authorities must unconditionally release a founding member of the Center for Human Rights Defenders (CHRD), an organization co-founded by Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

The arrest of a 23 year-old Azerbaijan photojournalist signals the start of a troubling, yet widely predicted, crackdown on those responsible for negative publicity around June's Eurovision.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

At least 55 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a wave of bombings across Iraq during a major Shi'a religous festival.

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