Amnesty International Canada

Human Rights in the News: April 10 - 18, 2017


  1. Indigenous Rights Movement in Canada and Alicia Keys receive top global Amnesty International Honour: the Ambassador of Conscience Award

  2. The award will be given at a ceremony in Montreal on May 24th
  3. Malala Yousafzai addresses Canadian Parliament, Receives Honorary Citizenship

  4. Malala received Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award in 2013
  5. Grotesque Levels of Executions in China -

    Annual Death Penalty Report

  6. Under a Veil of Secrecy, China remains the World's #1 Executioner
  7. Chechnya: Investigation Needed amid Reports that Men Suspected of Being Gay are Abducted, Tortured or Killed

  8. Amnesty calls for prompt, effective and thorough investigations and for all necessary steps to ensure safety of any individual who may be at risk in Chechnya because of their sexual orientation
  9. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms turns 35 Years Old

  10. Alex Neve discusses the progress made and challenges ahead in feature TVO panel
  11. Amnesty in Saskatoon: Alex Neve discusses state of human rights on Global TV