Breaking international human rights news and information from Amnesty International

Latest Updates

Press Release
January 10, 2012

Amnesty International has urged the Yemeni parliament to reject a draft law granting President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his aides immunity from prosecution, after Yemen's cabinet approved the controv...

Press Release
January 10, 2012

Amnesty International said today Amir Hekmati, an Iranian-American, sentenced to death in Iran for alleged spying for the C.I.A. did not receive a fair trial and had no access to a lawyer, diplomat...

News
January 9, 2012
Amir Hekmati was accused of spying for the CIA and sentenced to death for “collaboration with a hostile government”.
Press Release
January 9, 2012

Amnesty International and other organizations are organizing demonstrations around the world to mark the 10th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at Guantánamo Bay; activists will urg...

More Amnesty News and Multimedia