• Sep 19 2014
  • 1:06pm
Sentencing of 'Happy' video makers in Iran is condemned
'With these sentences, the absurd meets the unjust' - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui  
  • Sep 18 2014
  • 12:00pm
Nigeria: Torture so common that police stations have ‘Officer in Charge of Torture’
‘A medieval witch hunt’ against Boko Haram is fuelling massive use of torture ‘Torture is not even a criminal offence in Nigeria’ - Netsanet Belay
  • Sep 17 2014
  • 6:31pm
EU must take urgent action prevent to migrant deaths at sea
Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, Amnesty International said amid news of further shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean,
  • Sep 15 2014
  • 12:50pm
Central African Republic: Huge gap between troops promised and troops deployed a major concern
'The gap between the number of peacekeepers promised and the number deployed must be urgently filled' Amnesty’s Steve Cockburn
  • Sep 12 2014
  • 3:56pm
Pakistan: Malala attack arrests welcomed
Today’s arrest of the suspects in the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai offers an important opportunity for the Pakistan authorities to address their poor record in protecting people
  • Sep 12 2014
  • 3:49pm
Egypt: leading activist Yara Sallam and others face 'show trial' tomorrow
  22 face jail under draconian anti-protest law  
  • Sep 12 2014
  • 3:49pm
Egypt: leading activist Yara Sallam and others face 'show trial' tomorrow
  22 face jail under draconian anti-protest law  
  • Sep 11 2014
  • 5:54pm
Iran: British woman detained for taking part in volleyball protest should be released
Interrogators have warned that Ghoncheh Ghavami ‘would not walk out of prison alive’  
  • Sep 11 2014
  • 11:13am
Thailand: Sandwich eaters among targets of crackdown 100 days after military takeover
Hundreds of arbitrary detentions, torture, sweeping restrictions on freedom of expression and unfair trials in military courts are creating a climate of fear in Thailand Amnesty International said
  • Sep 10 2014
  • 1:15pm
Gambia: President must reject homophobic law with life sentence for 'aggravated homosexuality'
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International