• Feb 19 2015
  • 6:42pm
Iran: fears mount for death row Kurd Saman Naseem who may be executed in secret
‘The lack of news about Saman Naseem’s fate or whereabouts … is cruel and inhuman’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui   
  • Feb 19 2015
  • 5:48pm
Today's European Commission pledge will not stop 'spiralling humanitarian crisis' in the Mediterranean
Refugees and migrants will continue to die in the Mediterranean in their thousands unless EU countries provide more resources for extensive search-and-rescue operations, Amnesty International said
  • Feb 18 2015
  • 8:34pm
Ukraine: Only two low-ranking police officers punished for EuroMaydan violence - new report
Hundreds of victims of police abuses during the EuroMaydan protests in Ukraine last year are still being denied justice, Amnesty International said in a new report published today (18 February) on
  • Feb 18 2015
  • 5:43pm
Government caught red-handed - regime for spying on legal correspondence unlawful
“This is the second time in as many weeks that government spies have been rumbled breaking the law.”
  • Feb 17 2015
  • 5:16pm
Kincora: Court decision on abuse 'right, but wrong victims being made to fight at every stage'
Amnesty International has welcomed a decision in Belfast's High Court today to allow a victim of child abuse at Kincora Boys' Home to judicially review the UK Government’s decision to
  • Feb 17 2015
  • 4:54pm
Yemen: new testimony shows how Huthis are abducting and torturing opponents
‘The safety of all those who dare to speak out against the Huthi rule is on the line - Donatella Rovera  
  • Feb 16 2015
  • 8:34pm
Kincora: As victims launch legal challenge, Amnesty urges inclusion in UK abuse inquiry
Amnesty International has called for the investigation into child abuse at Kincora Boys' Home in east Belfast to be included in the wider Westminster child abuse inquiry. 
  • Feb 16 2015
  • 7:26pm
Italy: new testimony from Lampedusa survivors should shock EU into action
‘We were 107 [on board] … the waves were taking the boat up and down ... I can’t count how many died’ - Lamin, from Mali  
  • Feb 16 2015
  • 2:47pm
Iran: child offender to be executed on Thursday
Letter from Saman Naseem details how as 17-year-old he was tortured for 97 days into making a false confession  
  • Feb 13 2015
  • 2:12pm
Pakistan: two executions today are 'a dangerous and disturbing' escalation in use of the death penalty
‘The government has apparently gone against its own stated policy of only executing those convicted on terrorism charges’ - David Griffiths