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04 May 2015
16:35 PM

Paraguay: Raped 10-year-old must be allowed an abortion

Failure by the Paraguayan authorities to provide a safe abortion to a 10-year-old rape survivor could have devastating consequences on her health and will heap injustice on tragedy, said Amnesty International. The organization is now calling on the government to intervene to ensure the girl gets all the medical treatment she requires, including the termination of the unwanted pregnancy.

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04 May 2015
15:09 PM

Executions in Indonesia must serve as a wake up call

In the lead up to the latest executions in Indonesia, the Australian government played a key role in voicing its opposition to the death penalty.

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03 May 2015
13:52 PM

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists under attack in Egypt

Journalists in Egypt face acute dangers including arbitrary arrest, indefinite detention without charge, prosecution and intimidation according to a statement published by Amnesty International on World Press Freedom Day (3 May) highlighting the dangers of media reporting in the country.

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03 May 2015
09:41 AM

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists under attack in Egypt

Journalists in Egypt face acute dangers including arbitrary arrest, indefinite detention without charge, prosecution and intimidation according to a statement published by Amnesty International on World Press Freedom Day (3 May) highlighting the dangers of media reporting in the country.

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02 May 2015
14:05 PM

Africa: Media freedom seriously threatened

Media freedom has increasingly come under attack in many countries across Africa with journalists targeted for exposing corruption and human rights violations, said Amnesty International ahead of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May.

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29 Apr 2015
04:33 AM

State sanctioned killings in Indonesia: cruel, senseless and abhorrent

Amnesty International condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest round of executions in Indonesia.

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27 Apr 2015
13:01 PM

#FlowersOfHope: Australians unite to stop executions in Indonesia

In a staggering show of support Australians are gathering in front of Sydney’s iconic harbour to voice their opposition to the Indonesian Government’s plans to execute up to nine prisoners as early as Tuesday night.

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26 Apr 2015
08:34 AM

Notice of executions in Indonesia: 72 hours to stop state-sanctioned killings

Amnesty International is calling for an immediate and urgent halt to plans to execute a group of prisoners in Indonesia.

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24 Apr 2015
14:51 PM

China: Landmark verdict overshadowed by persecution of women’s rights activists

The Chinese authorities are sending mixed messages over domestic violence as they commute the death sentence of a woman that killed her violent husband but continue to persecute five women’s rights activists.

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24 Apr 2015
10:21 AM

Myanmar: End clampdown on student protesters and supporters

Authorities in Myanmar must end their on-going clampdown on student protesters and their supporters.

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