• May 27 2015
  • 7:07pm
Queen's Speech: UK government ignores responsibilities in face of biggest refugee crisis since WW2
Today’s Queen’s Speech made no reference to the biggest refugee crisis since the Second World War - a result of the ongoing brutal conflict in Syria - despite including the claim that t
  • May 27 2015
  • 5:46pm
UAE denies entry to Amnesty expert
‘Refusing entry to a human rights advocate who was invited to speak in a conference is just absurd’ - Said Boumedouha  
  • May 27 2015
  • 12:00am
Hamas tortured and killed Palestinian 'collaborators' during Gaza conflict - new report
Cases include six men publicly executed by AK-47 outside a mosque in front of hundreds of spectators including children  
  • May 23 2015
  • 7:13pm
Northern Ireland ‘last bastion of discrimination’ after Irish same-sex marriage vote
‘People in Northern Ireland are sick of living in a discriminatory backwater for gay people’ - Patrick Corrigan
  • May 22 2015
  • 12:01pm
First use of virtual reality fundraising a hit with members of the public
Increase in connection with issues and support following Syria barrel bombs street campaign  
  • May 21 2015
  • 12:16pm
South-East Asia: Thousands still at risk despite refugee boat U-turn
The decision by Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand to reverse an appalling policy of turning back boats carrying refugees and vulnerable migrants is a step in the right direction – but falls fa
  • May 21 2015
  • 12:00am
Qatar is 'failing' over migrant worker reforms - new briefing
‘We are one year closer to Qatar’s 2022 World Cup - time for changes to be implemented is running out’ - Mustafa Qadri  
  • May 20 2015
  • 1:55pm
Huge response to crowdfunded newspaper ads campaign opposing repeal of Human Rights Act
1,000 people pledge to pay for newspaper adverts in first few hours of new campaign  
  • May 20 2015
  • 11:25am
Ukraine: Overwhelming new evidence of prisoners being tortured and killed amid conflict
Overwhelming evidence of ongoing war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners, serve as a stark reminder of the brutal practices being committed on a near-daily basis in the conf