Rigorous Research for Human Rights

Amnesty International keeps vigilant watch on the rights of people around the world and publishes hundreds of independent reports based on our rigorous research, free of corporate and government influence. 

Featured Research Projects

Death Sentences and Executions 2014

The number of death sentences recorded in 2014 jumped by almost 500 compared to 2013, mainly because of sharp spikes in Egypt and Nigeria, according to Amnesty International's annual report on executions globally.

Deadly Force

Our June 2015 report finds that the US fails to comply with international standards on the use of lethal force by law enforcement officers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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