• Jan 28 2015
  • 11:58am
Great Britain has a 'moral responsibility' to refugees from Syria, say faith leaders
Muslim, Jewish and Christian faith leaders have called on David Cameron to urgently increase the number of Syrian refugees resettled in the UK in
  • Jan 28 2015
  • 11:56am
Nigeria: Nigerian authorities were warned of Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno reveals Amnesty
Amnesty International spokespeople available for interview.
  • Jan 28 2015
  • 11:52am
Celebrated Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat highlights UK's pitiful response to refugee crisis with powerful new drawing
Celebrated Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat has drawn a powerful new cartoon highlighting the UK’s pitiful response to the refugee crisis on Syr
  • Jan 27 2015
  • 1:26pm
Libya: urgent need for UN sanctions to help Benghazi's 'descent into chaos' - new briefing
New briefing reveals extent of abductions and killings in lawless city  
  • Jan 26 2015
  • 6:26pm
Snooper's charter being sneaked through in 'Trojan horse move' Amnesty warns
Responding to powers being sought in an amendment to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill being rushed through the Lords today, Rachel Logan, Amnesty UK’s Legal advisor said:
  • Jan 22 2015
  • 3:30pm
Ukraine: deadly attack on Donetsk trolleybus shows 'callous disregard' for civilians
Reports of pro-Kiev prisoners being paraded before locals at site of this morning’s attack  
  • Jan 22 2015
  • 2:55pm
Saudi Arabia: doctors find Raif Badawi unfit for flogging for second week in a row
Candle-lit #FreeRaif vigil for 31-year-old blogger goes ahead at Saudi embassy in London at 5pm today
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 2:48pm
Candle-lit vigil for Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi at Belfast City Hall, Thursday 5pm
Amnesty International will hold a candle-lit protest vigil for the blogger and free speech activist Raif Badawi outside Belfast City Hall at 5pm tomorrow (Thursday 22 January).
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 1:45pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes court challenge on Omagh inquiry refusal
Amnesty International has welcomed a decision in Belfast High Court today to grant leave for a judicial review into the refusal by Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers to hold a pub