• Apr 17 2015
  • 10:21am
China: Deplorable 7-year sentence for prisoner of conscience journalist who leaked document
“The document Gao Yu is accused of leaking…laid bare the Communist Party’s outright hostility to human rights, and for that she is being severely punished” - Willia
  • Apr 16 2015
  • 6:21pm
Mexico: three police officers charged with torture offences in 'landmark' case
Torture of Adrián Vázquez part of country’s so-called ‘war on drugs’  
  • Apr 16 2015
  • 11:06am
New advertising campaign challenges politicians over Human Rights Act
Ahead of the latest leaders’ election debate from Central Hall, Westminster
  • Apr 16 2015
  • 11:02am
New ad campaign challenges politicians over Human Rights Act. Peter Robinson among leaders featured ahead of latest TV election debates.
Amnesty International today launched a new campaign calling on the leaders of all political parties to “do the human right thing” and protect the Human Rights Act.
  • Apr 16 2015
  • 10:15am
UK: Investigate Rio Tinto's role in potential Burma sanctions busting
The UK Government must investigate the British-Australian mining company Rio Tinto over a possible breach of EU economic sanctions on Burma, Amnesty International said ahead of the company’s
  • Apr 16 2015
  • 12:00am
Ahead of Bahrain Grand Prix new report says repression in country is still widespread
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond praised country earlier this year  
  • Apr 15 2015
  • 5:49pm
Mediterranean refugee and migrant crisis: 50-fold increase in deaths amid European inaction
The ongoing negligence by European governments of the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean has contributed to a more than 50-fold increase in migrant and refugee deaths since the beginning of 2
  • Apr 15 2015
  • 11:00am
Uzbekistan: torture plays 'central role' in justice system - new report
One detainee under interrogation was told ‘everyone who is brought here is found guilty’