Belarus: Women at the forefront of human rights struggle

Women who have played prominent roles in the protests sweeping Belarus are subject to reprisals and…

Thailand: Release peaceful critics and de-escalate tensions amid fresh wave of protests

Nearly one year after emergency decree, more than 380 protesters including 13 children face criminal charges while alleged…

Moldova: Authorities must comply with ECHR ruling and deliver justice in case of seven secretly transferred Turkish nationals

The Moldovan authorities must urgently rectify their failure to identify and bring to justice those involved…

COVID-19: Health worker death toll rises to at least 17000 as organizations call for rapid vaccine rollout

At least 17,000 health workers have died from COVID-19 over the last year, said Amnesty International,…

UN Crime Congress: Abolition of the death penalty must be an integral part of crime prevention programmes and criminal justice reforms

As the Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is about to begin…

Singapore: Drop police report against independent media outlet New Naratif – Updated joint statement

Singapore police have summoned PJ Thum, New Naratif’s Founder and Managing Director, for another round of…

Hong Kong: Prosecution of opposition figures an unprecedented attack on human rights    

Responding to a Hong Kong court’s decision to deny bail to 32 of 47 pro-democracy lawmakers and activists charged…

Niger: Post-election period marred by violence, mass arrests and internet disruption

Authorities in Niger must launch an investigation into the death of two individuals, put an end…

Mexico: Authorities used illegal force and sexual violence to silence women protesting against gender-based violence

Mexican authorities repressed women who were peacefully protesting against gender-based violence in 2020, violating their rights…

States should curb urban slaughter of civilians from explosive weapons

Virtual consultations this week move closer to a diplomatic agreement to protect civilians Amnesty International has…