• 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
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 1:31pm
Egypt: new report reveals huge extent of violence against women in the country
Women beaten, whipped and burned by husbands - and Tahrir Square sex attacks continue unabated  
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 12:50pm
Raif Badawi flogging case: protest at Saudi Embassy in London - Thur 22 Jan, 5-6pm
Candle-lit #FreeRaif vigil comes amid fears the 31-year-old blogger will be flogged again on Friday despite international outcry  
  • Jan 20 2015
  • 6:30pm
Tunisia: blogger Yassine Ayari jailed for criticising the army
‘No one should be imprisoned simply for criticising state officials or institutions’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui