• Nov 26 2014
  • 12:40pm
Northern Ireland: Women and health workers face 10 years in jail if abortion law change is successful
Women and medical professionals in Northern Ireland could face up to ten years in prison for having or carrying out an abortion if a proposed amendment to legislation is passed, Amnesty Internation
  • Nov 26 2014
  • 11:00am
Ferguson, USA: Excessive force by police only serves to escalate 'incredibly tense environment'
Following the announcement on Monday (23 November) that the St.
  • Nov 25 2014
  • 11:15am
Algeria accused of 'tokenistic' response to sexual violence against women - new briefing
Marital rape not considered a criminal offence, and rapists can escape prosecution by marrying their victim if she is a minor  
  • Nov 25 2014
  • 10:57am
Ferguson: Amnesty observers hit by tear gas
Amnesty International USA has a team of observers in Ferguson, Missouri who will be available for interview as of lunchtime today – Tuesday 25 November.
  • Nov 24 2014
  • 11:31am
Landmark 'Hooded men' torture case should be re-opened
Amnesty International urges action by UK and Irish governments
  • Nov 23 2014
  • 12:07pm
Belgium / DRC: Belgian mining company lied over bulldozing homes
A Belgian mining company, Groupe Forrest International, has consistently lied about the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and has denied justice to those
  • Nov 21 2014
  • 5:06pm
Giant postcard protest ahead of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix over jailing of human rights lawyer
Two days before the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, three teams of Amnesty activists embarked on a whistle-stop tour of London landmarks today with a giant postcard and asked passers-by to stand in the frame
  • Nov 21 2014
  • 4:58pm
USA: Call to free man who spent 40 years in solitary, as conviction overturned
Albert Woodfox has spent more than 40 years in isolation
  • Nov 21 2014
  • 12:19pm
Indonesia: Surge in blasphemy convictions - New Report
More than 100 cases of blasphemy convictions in last decade
  • Nov 20 2014
  • 3:40pm
Sir Richard Branson, Kate Nash and Sir Trevor McDonald to judge Amnesty's Youth Awards
Sir Richard Branson - ambassador of Amnesty’s Youth Awards Sir Trevor McDonald OBE – judge, Young Reporter strand