Amnesty International calls for Thailand to release Australian refugee footballer wanted in Bahrain

Amnesty International calls for Thailand to release Australian refugee footballer wanted in Bahrain

Posted December 04, 2018 19:44:01 Photo: Campaigners called on Thai authorities to free the refugee outside the Thai Consulate in Victoria. (Supplied: Yahya Alhadid) Related Story: Safety fears grow for Melbourne refugee detained in Thailand and wanted in Bahrain Related Story: Melbourne soccer player detained in Thailand ‘faces torture’ in …

Saudi women who campaigned for the right to drive tortured, Amnesty International says

Saudi women who campaigned for the right to drive tortured, Amnesty International says

Posted November 22, 2018 14:03:10 Detained activists in Saudi Arabia, including those who campaigned for the right for women to drive, have been sexually harassed and tortured in prison, Amnesty International says. One of the activists reportedly attempted to take her own life repeatedly inside the Dhahban Prison. “Only a …

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty International’s top human rights award

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty International’s top human rights award

Posted November 13, 2018 08:04:37 Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority. Once hailed as a champion in the fight for democracy, …