Senate committee vote to declassify summary of CIA detention report – a welcome move, but much more needed
Amnesty International has welcomed Ireland’s ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) today, the first anniversary of the ATT’s adoption by the UN General Assembly.
The release of Jabeur Mejri, a prisoner of conscience who spent two years in prison for publishing online articles and cartoons deemed offensive to Islam, is long overdue and must be followed by the authorities quashing his sentence and conviction, said Amnesty International.
Fantastic news came today as our global letter-writing campaign, Write for Rights, drew to a close: Vladimir Akimenkov, one of the Bolotnaya 3 prisoners of conscience, has been freed, writes Louisa Anderson, Global Campaigner at Amnesty’s International Secretariat.
Canadian-Iranian national Hamid Ghassemi-Shall, who had been sentenced to death in
I’m writing the words I always hoped, but never thought, I would: Herman Wallace is a free man, writes Kim Manning-Cooper of Amnesty International UK.
Nigeria’s ratification of the landmark global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on Tuesday is a welcome move that should pave the way for more African nations to get behind the treaty.
The US state of Maryland has joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty, Amnesty International said today after Governor Martin O’Malley signed the abolition of capital punishment into law.
Today, governments at the United Nations almost unanimously adopted an Arms Trade Treaty.
Christmas is usually a difficult time for Rosa Franco.