• Oct 8 2015
  • 4:45pm
Burma: 91 prisoners of conscience held in pre-election crackdown - new briefing
Burma has been harassing and locking up scores of peaceful activists as part of an intensifying and far-reaching crackdown ahead of elections on 8 November, Amnesty International said today as it l
  • Oct 8 2015
  • 3:01pm
“Same-sex marriage is coming to Northern Ireland” – U.S. lawmaker
Same-sex marriage is coming to Northern Ireland.
  • Oct 7 2015
  • 5:38pm
Hungary: EU should issue human rights warning over refugees response - new report
The Hungarian government has invested three times as much in razor-wire fencing and border controls as it spends annually on receiving asylum-seekers, Amnesty International has revealed in a new re
  • Oct 7 2015
  • 5:09pm
Azerbaijan: Amnesty International staff deported amid pre-election crackdown
Freedom of expression is under sustained and severe attack in Azerbaijan in the run up to next month’s parliamentary el
  • Oct 7 2015
  • 12:00am
UK must investigate Saudi Arabia's use of weapons in Yemen - new report
New report reveals damning evidence of war crimes during Saudi-led coalition 
  • Oct 6 2015
  • 3:06pm
Amnesty response to Theresa May's speech to the Conservative Party Conference
Responding to the Home Secretary’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference today, Allan Hogarth, Amnesty International’s Head of Policy, said:
  • Oct 5 2015
  • 4:27pm
Amnesty International has today unveiled the shortlist for its prestigious annual Media Awards. 
  • Oct 5 2015
  • 4:09pm
Syrian refugees: Amnesty welcomes move by Northern Ireland authorities
Amnesty International has welcomed an announcement by the Northern Ireland Executive that 50-100 Syrian refugees are due to arrive in the region by December under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation
  • Oct 3 2015
  • 2:31pm
Afghanistan: bombing of the MSF hospital in Kunduz is 'dark day for humanitarianism'
Reason for repeated air strikes on the hospital must be independently investigated  
  • Oct 2 2015
  • 3:29pm
Kenya: Authorities must keep promise to compensate victims of forced eviction
·        Highway authority “regrets” carrying out unlawful evictions