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
Russia: Alexei Navalny facing ‘deeply disturbing’ treatment in prison, according to reports Alexei Navalny was transferred from penal colony IK-5 to penal colony IK-6, where his treatment by the administration and colony guards has become harsher. He has been placed … Continue reading Alexei Navalny facing ‘deeply disturbing’ treatment in prison
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
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed 81 people convicted of crimes ranging from killings to belonging to militant groups, the largest known mass execution carried out in the kingdom in its modern history. The number … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Executes 81 People in one day’s Mass Execution
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!