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Victory
August 7, 2015

Two South Sudanese pastors, Reverend Yat Michael and Reverend Peter Yen, were released on 5 August after being sentenced to time already served in Khartoum, Sudan. The two have been in detention si...

Press Release
July 22, 2015

The Iranian authorities are believed to have executed an astonishing 694 people between January 1 and July 15, 2015, said Amnesty International today, in an unprecedented spike in executions in the...

Press Release
July 21, 2015

The human rights situation in Gambia has deteriorated sharply during President Yahya Jammeh's 21st year in power, said Amnesty International on the anniversary of his 1994 coup d’état.

Press Release
July 21, 2015

A 10-year hiatus in executions is a milestone for the protection of the right to life and the eventual abolition of the death penalty in Zimbabwe, said Amnesty International as the country marked a...

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