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Ni Yulan: Jailed for Standing Up for Human Rights in China : Take Action @ Amnesty International
World  (tags: humanrights, asia, china, eviction, activist, prisoner of conscience, Amnesty International, Take Action, detained, health )

- 1681 days ago -
Ni Yulan has defended people who have been forcibly evicted from their homes by housing developers across China since 2001. She's being detained and needs your help!
Demand Freedom for Bahraini Human Rights Defender and Prisoner of Conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
World  (tags: Human Rights, middle-east, Amnesty International )

- 1735 days ago -
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, co-founder of The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, faces life in prison after an unfair trial before a military court in June 2011. His crime? Being one of the leaders of popular and overwhelmingly peaceful anti-government protests
Rights Group: Growing Reports of Killings By Syrian Opposition
World  (tags: world, politics, Amnesty International, Syria, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, violence, government, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, conflict, middle-east )

- 2093 days ago -
Videos, testimony and media reports indicate that dozens of people suspected of working for or helping the Syrian government might have been executed, Amnesty International said Wednesday
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Hamid Ghassemi-Shall: Stop the Execution of Canadian Citizen in Iran: Canadian Citizen Faces Immin
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, middle-east, political prisoners, Amnesty International, activism, news, politics, world, freedoms )

- 2138 days ago -
Please add your name to Amnesty International's petition to the Iranian authorities to release Mr. Hamid Ghassemi-Shall immediately unless he is promptly brought to trial on recognizably criminal charges in legal proceedings that fully conform to internat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand the Release of Student Leaders in Iran!
World  (tags: world, news, iran, middle-east, politics, repression, Amnesty International, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, humanrights, freedoms )

- 2381 days ago -
Demand the release of all Iran's peaceful student protesters! In Iran, students continue to face egregious forms of repression and human rights abuses, as the Iranian authorities attempt to exert control over students opposed to their policies
TAKE ACTION NOW - Stop the September 21st Execution of Troy Davis !!
World  (tags: petition, Troy Davis, Stop !!, Amnesty International, execution, doubt )

- 2403 days ago -
Urgent !! Yet another petition @Amnesty International
Libya: Where Are the 50,000 Missing Prisoners? (GRAPHIC IMAGES)
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, AMnesty International, missing prisoners, Libya, humanrights, HumanRights, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, news, violence, terrorism, society, conflict, government )

- 2424 days ago -
Amid fears for the safety of an estimated 50,000 missing prisoners of the Gaddafi regime, Amnesty International has expressed grave concern over the lax measures to protect prison records in detention centers throughout the capital.
GOOD NEWS! A Candle in the Darkness - Amnesty International Turns 50
World  (tags: humanrights, HumanRights, Amnesty International, goodnews, GoodNews, politics, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, world, society )

- 2515 days ago -
Thousands of people worldwide raised glasses in a toast to freedom over the weekend to celebrate Amnesty International's 50th anniversary.
Stop the Violence in Libya!! - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
World  (tags: violence, government, Libya, killings, protests, anti-government, US, UN, Amnesty International )

- 2611 days ago -
Over the last few days, hundreds of protesters have reportedly been killed in Libya in the midst of large scale anti-government protests. Sign the petition on the Amnesty International and urge the US to act to stop the violence.
Demand That China Release Nobel Peace Prize Activist Liu Xiaobo - Take Action - Amnesty International
World  (tags: China, Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize, jailed, petition, Amnesty International, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights )

- 2745 days ago -
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Liu Xiaobo was charged with "inciting subversion of state power" and given an 11-year prison sentence on December 25, 2009 simply for co-authoring a proposal for political and legal reform in China.
End the Demolition of Bedouin Homes in Southern Israel - Take Action
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, bedouins, bedouin village, Amnesty International )

- 2766 days ago -
This year has seen a marked increase in the demolition of Bedouin homes in the Negev (or Naqab) area of southern Israel. On 27 July 2010, the entire al-'Araqib village comprising around 250 people, including many children, was destroyed by Israel
Demand Dignity - Amnesty International Campaign Take Action
World  (tags: amnesty international, maternal health, humanrights, africa, asia, children, government, HumanRights, politics, world )

- 2766 days ago -
Over the next six years - at least - Amnesty International will work to shift the balance of power together with those who have been so far denied a say as they tell their own stories and strive to engage in the processes that determine their own future
Put Human Rights at the Heart of the Millennium Development Goals - Take Action
World  (tags: amnesty international, maternal health, petition )

- 2771 days ago -
Be the 8,285th person to sign the Millennium Development Goals petition and help stop the preventable deaths of women during childbirth. Every 90 seconds, a woman - most likely living in poverty - dies giving birth.
HAITI: Calls Mount to Free Lavalas Activist By Wadner Pierre and Jeb Sprague
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', journalists, Ronald Dauphin, Haiti, Amnesty International )

- 3158 days ago -
On Aug. 7, Amnesty International called for the release of Ronald Dauphin, a Haitian political prisoner. Dauphin is an activist with the Fanmi Lavalas movement of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. He was seized by armed paramilitaries on Mar. 1

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