Amnesty International says Saudi Arabia is using a secretive special court as a weapon to systematically silence dissent, calling for the immediate and unconditional release of all human rights defenders who defy the country’s absolute monarchy.
Amnesty International has condemned as “outrageous” the continued detention of prominent Saudi human rights lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair and his ill-treatment, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim preachers, members of the press and intellectuals widens in the conservative oil-rich kingdom.
At least 16 people have been killed in violence in Ethiopia this week that began with protests against Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy Ahmed, an Amnesty International researcher said on Friday.
Amnesty International slams the fatal shooting of a Palestinian woman by the Israeli military, saying she “did not pose any immediate danger” to the regime’s forces and that her death underscores the need for international justice.
Amnesty International has called for the immediate and unconditional release of prominent Saudi dissident Muslim cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals continues in the country.
Amnesty International has warned that the Saudi regime against executing prominent Muslim cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, calling on Riyadh to drop the politically-motivated charges leveled against the dissident and release him from jail.
Amnesty International says soaring violence in Sudan calls for “urgent international response”, three days after security forces launched a bloody crackdown on a peaceful sit-in in capital Khartoum, killing scores of people.
Amnesty International says it is joining a fresh legal fight to end Britain’s weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom continues to kill Yemeni women and children in its years-long war against the impoverished southern neighbor.
Taiwan will soon introduce a five-month amnesty program for foreign nationals who have overstayed their visas, allowing them to pay smaller fines once they report to immigration authorities during the grace period, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said on Sunday.