An avoidable tragedy
By Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International. Friday 11 October 2013 was a fateful day for Hassan Wahid. He had been living in Libya where he worked as a doctor. A Syrian, he was beaten up and received death threats after being accused ...
Iran must halt imminent execution of 26-year-old woman
Amnesty International understands that although Reyhaneh Jabbari admitted to stabbing the man once from the back, she said another man who was also in the house killed Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi. Her claim is believed to have never been properly ...
EU must boost air, sea migrant rescues: Amnesty International
"The EU and its member countries must urgently provide an increased number of search and rescue vessels in the central Mediterranean, with a clear mandate to save human lives on the high seas," said, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty's Europe and central Asia ...
Amnesty International warns of photojournalist's ongoing detention
Daily News Egypt
Amnesty International released a statement Sunday warning of Mahmoud “Shawkan” Abu Zied's ongoing detention as well as his upcoming interrogation scheduled for 2 October, calling him a prisoner of conscience detained “solely for his journalistic work”.