• Dec 1 2015
  • 9:48am
Qatar 2022: Five years since awarding World Cup, human rights failures shame FIFA and Qatar
Labour exploitation remains rampant in Qatar as the authorities fail to deliver significant reforms, Amnesty International said today before the fifth anniversary of Qatar winning the right to host
  • Nov 30 2015
  • 12:24pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes landmark court decision on abortion law
“It is shameful that the Courts have had to step in because politicians have repeatedly failed Northern Ireland’s women” - Grainne Teggart
  • Nov 26 2015
  • 8:20pm
Media Awards: Amnesty announces 2015 winners
Over 500 guests gather in central London to celebrate the best of the year’s human rights reporting
  • Nov 26 2015
  • 4:37pm
Saudi Arabia: Shi'a activists and juvenile offenders among 50 set to be executed
“Among those who are at imminent risk of execution are six Shi’a Muslim activists…three of those six activists were sentenced for ‘crimes’ committed while the
  • Nov 25 2015
  • 3:50pm
UK-made missile used in airstrike on ceramics factory in Yemen
“This was depressingly predictable.
  • Nov 24 2015
  • 2:05pm
UN highlights Saudi Arabia's appalling record on detention of peaceful activists
A UN Working Group has determined that the Saudi Arabian authorities have arbitrarily detained nine peaceful activists in blatant violation of international law, in an Opinion that sets out damning
  • Nov 24 2015
  • 11:41am
Pakistan: Execution of paraplegic man tomorrow would be 300th in less than a year
“Pakistan’s ongoing zeal for executions is an affront to human rights”  - David Griffiths
  • Nov 21 2015
  • 12:39pm
Refugee crisis: Balkans border blocks leave thousands stranded
New border control rules implemented almost simultaneously by the governments of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia this week have resulted in collective expulsions and discrimination against individual
  • Nov 20 2015
  • 2:52pm
Doctors and midwives to governments: Criminalising abortion puts women's lives at risk
  • Nov 20 2015
  • 9:34am
Doctors and midwives to governments: criminalising abortion puts women’s lives at risk
Doctors, midwives and health professionals from every region of the world today added their voices to the growing pressure for the decriminalisation of abortion, with 838 from 44 countries signing