• Sep 2 2015
  • 5:37pm
Afghanistan: Call for investigation into flogging of couple for 'adultery'
The public flogging of a man and a woman by local officials in western Ghor province in Afghanistan for “adultery” is abhorrent and the Afghan authorities must hold to account those res
  • Sep 1 2015
  • 1:25pm
Azerbaijan: Award-winning journalist Khadija Ismayilova jailed as crackdown intensifies
Azerbaijan’s jailing of an award winning journalist barely two weeks after two prominent human rights activists received jail sentences is another severe attack on free speech, Amnesty Intern
  • 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