Amnesty International

'Powerful states' blocking data on firms in Israeli settlements

Amnesty urges UN member states to demand release of database listing companies operating in the illegal settlements.

'Powerful states' blocking data on firms in Israeli settlements

Saudi Arabia

Amnesty urges Saudi Arabia to disclose fate of missing Qataris

Rights group says Ali Nasser Ali Jarallah and his son Abdulhadi Ali Nasser Ali Jarallah have been possibly detained.

Amnesty urges Saudi Arabia to disclose fate of missing Qataris

Sudan

Sudan's deposed ruler Omar al-Bashir faces trial over corruption

Deposed former president is also wanted by the ICC for war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity in Darfur.

Sudan's deposed ruler Omar al-Bashir faces trial over corruption

Opinion

President Hernandez must end repression of protests in Honduras

With the demonstrations growing louder by the day, he must also put an immediate end to state repression.

Erika Guevara-Rosas

by Erika Guevara-Rosas

Erika Guevara-Rosas

Egypt

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty

Egyptian political prisoners on hunger strike demand medical care, family visits, end of human rights abuses.

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty

Egypt

When doctors don't help: 'Medical negligence' in Egypt's prisons

Deliberately withholding medical treatment in Egyptian prisons and elsewhere amounts to torture, according to experts.

When doctors don't help: 'Medical negligence' in Egypt's prisons

Human Rights

US 'misuses law to harass' migrant rights advocates: Amnesty

Amnesty International accuses US government of conducting 'discriminatory campaign' against migrant rights defenders.

US 'misuses law to harass' migrant rights advocates: Amnesty

Amnesty International

Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies

Amnesty International warns Sudanese authorities against use of lethal force against protesters on Sunday.

Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies

Saudi Arabia

Amnesty urges Saudi to rule out death penalty for boy

Murtaja Qureiris reportedly faces execution for offences including participating in protests when he was 10 years old.

Zimbabwe

Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud'

The rights group said it would try to recover lost funds, while assuring donor money was safe.

Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud'

Vietnam

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

'Level of terror rises sharply' as Vietnam ranks 176th out of 180 countries in the 2019 Press Freedom Index.

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

Asia

Free speech concerns in Bangladesh as writers, activist arrested

Three arrests in a week once again raise fears of crackdown on freedom of expression in the country and draw criticism.

Free speech concerns in Bangladesh as writers, activist arrested

France

Amid protests, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo

Saudi vessel that was due to load arms sets sail without them amid protests over use of French-made weapons in Yemen.

Amid protests, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo

Iran

Amnesty: Iran secretly executes two minor boys over rape

Teenage cousins kept in dark about death sentences and flogged before executions, rights group says.

Amnesty: Iran secretly executes two minor boys over rape

Lebanon

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to end 'abusive' sponsorship system

The UK-based rights group called on the Lebanese government to end the migration sponsorship system known as kafala.

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to end 'abusive' sponsorship system