May 5, 2011
The 300,000 residents of Misratah, Libya's third largest city have been living under siege and under fire since March 2011 when forces loyal to Colonel al-Gaddafi began a brutal military campaign to retake control of the only major opposition-held ci...
April 21, 2011
Italy: Amnesty International findings and recommendations to the Italian authorities following the research visit to Lampedusa and Mineo
A delegation of Amnesty International travelled to the island of Lampedusa and the “Village of Solidarity” in the environs of Mineo, in the Catania province, between 29 March and 2 April 2011.
April 19, 2011
Under a state of emergency enforced continuously for 30 years, Egyptian authorities can arrest anyone they choose on the mere suspicion that they might be a threat to public order and security. They can then detain them by administrative order withou...
April 13, 2011
Thousands of people who disappeared during the bitter civil war that wracked Lebanon from 1975-90 and its aftermath are still missing. Their relatives suffer unrelenting pain and anguish as a result; they remain determined to find out what happened....