The continued arbitrary detention of opposition leader and Member of Parliament Job Sikhala and MP Godfrey Sithole reveals the politicised justice system in Zimbabwe, Amnesty International said today, as 100 days have passed since their incarceration. Lucia Masuka, Executive Director … Continue reading Zimbabwe: Detention of Sikhala and Sithole is “unjust and abusive”
The discovery of mass graves in Izium district of Ukraine confirms the dark cost of Russian aggression Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia responded to the reported discovery of a mass burial site.“These newly reported discoveries confirm … Continue reading Mass Graves in Izium Show Cost of Russia’s Aggression
Amnesty International has said Egypt is in the throes of a human rights crisis, and has raised concerns about the ability of Egyptian civil society to meaningfully participate. Environmental and human rights groups have raised concerns about limiting protests to … Continue reading Amnesty: Egypt Has A Human Rights Crisis Ahead of COP27
Responding to the arrest of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians and Government officials amid reports of a military coup underway in Myanmar, Amnesty International has called for their immediate release. Aung San Suu Kyi was among … Continue reading Myanmar – Aung San Suu Kyi Arrested Again!
Amnesty – It Starts With A Letter! Amnesty International was started in 1961 by Peter Benenson, a solicitor who had heard of the arrest of two Portuguese students imprisoned for raising a toast to freedom. It has grown to an international movement … Continue reading Amnesty – When They Are All Free
Bangladesh, one of the world’s poorest and most crowded nations, plans to go ahead with work to develop an isolated, flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal to temporarily house tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in neighboring … Continue reading Amnesty: The Crisis of Rohingya refugees