• Dec 23 2014
  • 4:30pm
Eastern Ukraine: humanitarian disaster looms as food aid blocked by pro-Kiev battalions
‘Using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare is a war crime’ - Denis Krivosheev  
  • Dec 23 2014
  • 11:51am
Iraq: new briefing on Yezidi women and girls kidnapped and turned into sex slaves by Islamic State
‘Many of those held as sexual slaves are children - girls aged 14, 15 or even younger’ - Donatella Rovera  
  • Dec 22 2014
  • 11:49am
New letter to Prime Minister on need for judge-led inquiry into UK complicity in torture
‘No10 is acting like it’s afraid to turn over too many stones for fear of what it might find underneath’ - Kate Allen  
  • Dec 19 2014
  • 3:42pm
Arms Trade Treaty: 128 states sign up to tougher global arms controls
China, Canada and Russia yet to sign  North Korea, Iran, Syria - only three voted against the Treaty 
  • Dec 19 2014
  • 11:22am
North Korea film: Amnesty releases 'The Other Interview' following Sony film withdrawal
Amnesty International today released a trailer for its upcoming film “The Other Interview” as it was announced that a high-profile comedy film about North Korea would not be screened in
  • Dec 18 2014
  • 11:39am
Over 40 Warwick University academics demand release of former student jailed in the UAE
More than 40 legal academics from Warwick University have written to the UAE government to demand the release of former student Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience currently serving a ten-y
  • Dec 17 2014
  • 7:17pm
Pakistan: resuming executions is 'not the answer' to Peshawar school tragedy
‘Lifting the moratorium on executions appears to be a knee-jerk reaction’ - David Griffiths  
  • Dec 17 2014
  • 12:17pm
British man in secret detention in Ethiopia six months after rendition
‘I appeal to the UK to not forget Andy and to make every effort to ensure his safety’ - partner of Andargachew Tsege