Hong Kong: Arbitrary arrests, brutal beatings and torture in police detention revealed
A new Amnesty International field investigation has documented an alarming pattern of the Hong Kong Police Force deploying reckless and indiscriminate tactics, including while arresting people at protests, as well as exclusive evidence of torture and other ill-treatment in detention.
[Closed] Malaysia: Take Urgent Action Now to Stop the Deportation of the Syrian Refugee
Syrian refugee Hassan al-Kontar is at imminent risk of deportation to Syria, following his arrest on 1 October at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia where he had been stranded since March.
Urgent: Myanmar Release Journalists Wa Lone And Kyaw Soe Oo
Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to 7 years in prison for reporting on the brutal military crackdown in Rakhine State against the Rohingya.
Video: Rohingya refugee speaks to Amnesty India
The Supreme Court is hearing a petition challenging the Centre’s decision to identify and expel thousands of Rohingya refugees.
China: New Supervision Law a systemic threat to human rights
“The Supervision Law is a systemic threat to human rights in China. It places tens of millions of people at the mercy of a secretive and virtually unaccountable system that is above the law.
Prime Ministers Modi and Trudeau must put human rights on bilateral agenda
As Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares for an official visit to India to bolster bilateral relations, Amnesty International has written to both Prime Minister Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the leaders to address human rights challenges in their countries and abroad.
China: Sham trial exposes absurd charge against Tibetan activist
The trial today of a Tibetan language education activist Tashi Wangchuk, who could face up to 15 years in jail for “inciting separatism”, has exposed how ludicrously unjust the case against him is.
Myanmar: Rohingya trapped in dehumanising apartheid regime
The Rohingya people in Myanmar are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination that amounts to apartheid.
Over 660,000 people across India say ‘I WELCOME ROHINGYA’
Over 660,000 people across India have supported an Amnesty International India campaign in support of Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers in India, and called on authorities to stop the proposed mass expulsion of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya people in India.
OPEN LETTER: ASEAN must address human rights violations around the Myanmar Rakhine Crisis
Amnesty International Asia Pacific Sections Directors write to ASEAN to express their deep concerns over the human rights and humanitarian crisis facing the civilian population of northern Rakhine State
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