• Aug 31 2015
  • 11:28pm
Amnesty International response to detention of VICE News journalists in Turkey
Responding to news that three journali
  • Aug 29 2015
  • 6:49pm
Amnesty calls for release of three journalists working for VICE in Turkey
“It is completely proper that that journalists should cover this important story.
  • Aug 29 2015
  • 12:19pm
Egypt: New guilty verdicts against Al Jazeera journalists 'make a mockery of justice'
‘The charges against Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed were always baseless and politicised, and they should never have been arrested and tried in the first place.’
  • Aug 29 2015
  • 12:17pm
Egypt: New guilty verdicts against Al Jazeera journalists 'make a mockery of justice'
‘The charges against Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed were always baseless and politicised, and they should never have been arrested and tried in the first place.’
  • Aug 28 2015
  • 2:09pm
Refugee deaths: Amnesty calls for Northern Ireland to be part of the solution to crisis
Responding to the latest news of deaths of hundreds of refugees in the Mediterranean and Austria, Amnesty International’s Northern Ireland programme director, Patrick Corrigan, said all of Europe, inc
  • Aug 27 2015
  • 1:11pm
Burkina Faso: Opportunity to abolish the death penalty must be seized
Burkina Faso must seize the opportunity to abolish the death penalty, Amnesty International said on the eve of parliamentary sessions which will culminate in an historic vote.
  • Aug 27 2015
  • 11:50am
Migration figures: government urged to 'show some basic humanity' over global refugee crisis
‘The UK should be doing far more to help people caught up in the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War’ - Steve Symonds  
  • Aug 26 2015
  • 6:51pm
New inquiry into US 'A-Team' killings of Afghan civillians 'welcome, but overdue'
The US authorities must ensure that the re-opened investigation into the alleged killing of some 18 Afghan civilians by a US Special Forces Unit known as the ‘A-Team’ is rigorous and th
  • Aug 26 2015
  • 5:49pm
South Sudan: Both parties must commit to ensuring justice for atrocities
“Silencing the guns and signing accords is not enough…” Sarah Jackson, Amnesty’s East Africa deputy director
  • Aug 26 2015
  • 3:55pm
Iran executes Kurdish man despite unheard appeal as judicial killing spree continues
This morning’s execution denounced as ‘a vicious act of cruelty’