"I wish they had killed me, rather than leave me to rot in this place." Up to 13,000 people have been secretly hanged in Syria's Saydnaya prison since 2011.
STOP the execution of any more civilians: [ Amn.st Link ]
Nigel Rodley, who in the 1970s and 1980s headed our Legal Office, died on Wednesday 25 January. His contribution to Amnesty International and to human rights was immeasurable. For those who knew Nigel, please post your tributes in the comments below.
A thank you from Edward Snowden to the 1 million people who supported him: "Though the powers of our day may keep me from home for a few more years, your support keeps me company during the fight." [ Amn.st Link ]
You did it! More than 1 million of you in 110 countries raised your voices for Edward Snowden. THANK YOU! Today we handed over your signatures calling on President Obama to #PardonSnowden. Now, it's up to him to do the right thing.