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Greece: Asylum seekers in abysmal conditions on islands

Greece: Asylum seekers in abysmal conditions on islands

Greece: Asylum seekers in abysmal conditions on islands: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should end the Greek government’s “containment policy” of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands, 19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations said in an open...
Bangladesh: Donors must pledge support for Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh: Donors must pledge support for Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh: Donors must pledge support for Rohingya refugees: More countries need to step up and pledge their support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh amid an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Amnesty International said today. The meeting of high-level...
Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution

Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution

Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution: The Iranian authorities must urgently stop the execution of a 17-year-old boy who was convicted of murder and rape, and commute his death sentence to imprisonment, said Amnesty International. Amirhossein Pourjafar...
UZBEKISTAN: Extra jail terms, no amnesty

UZBEKISTAN: Extra jail terms, no amnesty

UZBEKISTAN: Extra jail terms, no amnesty: Efforts by relatives of two Muslim prisoners of conscience, the sisters Mehrinisso and Zulhumor Hamdamova, to gain amnesty and release from prison in September were unsuccessful. The authorities jailed the two sisters in...