Court decision to keep Amnesty Turkey Chair in jail flies in the face of reason

Responding to today’s decision by the Istanbul Court to continue the pre-trial detention of Amnesty International’s Turkey Chair, Taner Kılıç, John Dalhuisen said the following:

State Department Acknowledges Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the sustained and systemic attacks on the Rohingya population by the Myanmar military “ethnic cleansing” today in a long-overdue acknowledgment of the nature of the humanitarian crisis.

Zimbabwe: Post-Mugabe government must open new chapter of respect for rights

Responding to the news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe, Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International said the following:

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