Afghan Lashes For 'Adultery' Deplored
"Corporal punishments constitute cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment, and in this case, with the degree of violence and humiliation shown, may amount to torture," said Horia Mosadiq, Amnesty International's Afghanistan researcher. "This is far from ...
Amnesty International: Situation of journalists in Turkey is matter of concern
Amnesty International (AI) has released a statement saying the “situation of journalists in Turkey is a matter of concern,” after government-led raids targeted the headquarters of the parent company of several independent media outlets on Tuesday.
India Rape Story Championed by Amnesty International False
The story gained international attention after Amnesty International published a petition to save the two sisters. The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder expressed disappointment that the world is concentrating on something that did not happen instead of young ...
Azerbaijan: Government jails award winning journalist as crackdown intensifies
Azerbaijan's jailing of an award winning journalist barely two weeks after two prominent human rights activists received jail sentences is another severe attack on free speech, Amnesty International said today. Investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova ...