Amnesty International

‘Humanitarian Crisis’: Migrants in Greece Face Rights Abuses

December 20, 2012, 4:26 pm

For migrants and asylum seekers hoping for a new life in Greece, especially those coming from the Middle East and Africa, be warned.

LA Protesters Call for Release of Gao Zhisheng for Human Rights Day

December 11, 2012, 6:25 pm

Human rights activists demonstrated in front of the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles demanding the release of jailed lawyer Gao Zhisheng and other prisoners of conscience in China

Chinese Villagers May be Tortured for Trying to Rescue Friend, Amnesty Warns

October 25, 2012, 5:20 pm

Half a dozen villagers from a small town in a Chinese province surrounding Beijing have been rounded up, detained, and tortured by local police, after they attempted to secure [...]

Russian Activist Says He Was Tortured to Confess

October 24, 2012, 6:51 pm

Russian opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhayev says he was abducted and forced into a van by Russian Federation intelligence agents, denied food and use of the bathroom for [...]

Violent, Forced Evictions in China on the Rise: Report

October 12, 2012, 1:13 pm

Local officials in the Chinese Communist Party have violently and forcefully evicted people from their homes and property before seizing them in an attempt to make up for [...]


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