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Press Release
September 1, 2011
Amnesty International welcomes the reported release of some 70 prisoners of conscience and political prisoners, convicted of vaguely worded “security related” charges.
Press Release
August 24, 2011

The arrest of a former senior Russian police official in connection with the murder of journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 is a major step forward, Amnesty International...

News
August 22, 2011
The "Ladies in White," an unofficial network of women protesters in Cuba, face ongoing intimidation from the authorities.
Press Release
August 19, 2011

Syrian authorities are feared to be torturing a prominent dissident and his teenage son, his lawyer has told Amnesty International.

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