Honduran journalists take part in a vigil in memory of over 20 journalists killed in Honduras in Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Photo Credit: Orlando Sierra/AFP/GettyImages).
“We are…troubled by news reports that the police had announced the murder was carried out by someone Continue →
Chinese authorities in Muge Norwa town in Zungchu County, Ngaba prefecture, have forced the organizers of a Tibetan language contest to cancel their event saying it had “political implications”,
Egyptian relatives of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi cry sitting outside the courthouse after the court ordered the execution of 529 Morsi supporters after only two hearings (Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images).
An Egyptian court has shocked the world Continue →
A released prisoner holds his son at the main entrance of the Hoang Tien prison in Viet Nam (Photo Credit: Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images).
In the past couple of weeks, Viet Nam has released 3 prominent prisoners of conscience: Nguyen Continue →
Chinese authorities have detained a group of Tibetan monks including a senior religious leader in Pashoe in Chamdo Prefecture in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham for contributing money for a long life pr
An Afghan voter shows her inked finger after she cast her ballot at a local polling station (Photo Credit: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images).
Earlier this month, voters in Afghanistan cast their ballots in what is arguably the most crucial election in Continue →
@Amnesty is now 1 million followers strong. Together we’ve changed lives and freed prisoners. As with the Amnesty movement of the past 50 years, we’ve gotten here by individual after individual standing up and shining a light, inspiring others to Continue →
China has irked India once again by asking it not to include people from Arunachal Pradesh in the annual youth exchange delegation to China next month, leading to protests from India’s Youth Affairs and Sports Mini
The Tibetan Election Commission today announced the names of the three candidates for the final bi-election for one seat of Domed in the Tibetan parliament in exil
The Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama who returned here after a ten day visit to Japan has expressed his sadness at South Korea's ferry tragedy which so far has 49 confirmed dead and hundreds
A relative of the latest Tibetan who died following a self immolation protest in Tibet’s Tawu region on April 15 has been arrested for taking pictures of the self immolator and sending it out, Lobsang Jinpa, a Tibe
Activists, such as Jenni Williams of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) can be imprisoned in Zimbabwe for peaceful demonstrations (Photo Credit: Amnesty International).
By Simeon Mawanza, Amnesty International Zimbabwe Researcher
On Friday, April 18, 2014, Zimbabwe commemorates 34 years of independence. Continue →
Right now, a man named Albert Woodfox is sitting in a concrete and steel cage in a prison near the northernmost edge of the State of Louisiana. His cell is barely the size of a parking space, and he leaves Continue →
Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters today attended an official prayer service organized by the Tibetan government in exile here at Tsuglakhang, the main temple in Mcleod Ga
Commending the works of former officials of Tibetan government, he said, “We now have many young members serving the administration, and if we compare them with the CTA staff in our initial days, may be the present generatio
Chinese police in the Tibet Autonomous Region have arrested the abbot of Boyak monastery in Menda town in Chamdo. Khenpo Khedup was arrested on his way to attend a meeting of the Tibet Autonomous Region’s Bu
Turkey on March 27,2014 banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter (Photo Credit: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images).
In Turkey, 29 men and women are about to go on trial for Twitter messages they sent during the Gezi Continue →
The Tibetan Prime Minister (Sikyong) Dr. Lobsang Sangay today launched the official website of Tibet Policy Institute, and a book in Tibetan language titled ‘Current leaders in Tibet’ here at Gangchen Kyish
"The UK should stop making irresponsible comments and using human rights issues to interfere in China's internal affairs, to create the conditions for the human rights dialog
A Tibetan man today set himself on fire to protest against China’s occupation of Tibet, said Tawu Lobsang Jinpa, a Tibetan living in exile with close