Amnesty International


PRESS RELEASE: Open Letter to Governments regarding the Death Sentences Passed by the Military Regime

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you today to make a direct request that your government intercede with the Egyptian regime to reverse the death sentence handed out to political

Muslim Brotherhood Statement on Coup Commander Presidential Bid

A notorious military commander, a murderer who killed thousands of innocent civilians, a disgraceful liar who betrays every solemn oath he takes, will run for Egypt's top post amid brutal

Amnesty International Demands Independent Investigation Into Rights Violations by Ethiopian Gov’t

The Ethiopian authorities are committing human rights violations in response to the ongoing Muslim protest movement in the country.

Amnesty International Criticizes Ethiopian Gov’t Over Rights Violations Against Muslim Protesters

Widespread violations feared in clampdown on Muslim protests Amnesty International is concerned over the fate of scores of Muslim protestors arrested in Ethiopia during July.

Amnesty Calls for Unconditional Release of Maikel Nabil

Amnesty International today urged Egypt’s military leadership to immediately and unconditionally release a jailed blogger after the military appeals court in Cairo ordered a retrial of his case.

Amnesty: Emergency Law Biggest Threat to Rights Since Resignation of Mubarak

The Egyptian military authorities’ expansion of the emergency law is the greatest erosion of human rights since the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak earlier this year, Amnesty International said today.

Egypt must drop charges against blogger accused of ‘defaming’ military on Twitter

The Egyptian authorities must immediately drop charges against a woman blogger and activist accused of defaming the military on Twitter, Amnesty International said today.

Verdict Expected in Khaled Said Case

Amnesty International has urged the Egyptian authorities to ensure that justice is done in the case of Khaled Said, an Egyptian allegedly beaten to death by two police officers one

SCAF: Security Forces Ethos Post-Revolution Will Be Changed

During a press conference after his visit to Cairo, Secretary General of Amnesty International Salil Shetty stated that the Egyptian authorities must earn the trust of the people by abolishing

Amnesty’s 2011 Report: Paints Dismal Picture of Bahrain ‘s Human Rights Violations

Amnesty International's Annual Report of 2011 for Bahrain indicates a dismal picture of human rights in the country with unfair trials, arrests of anti-government activists, repression of freedom of expression,