• Nov 26 2014
  • 7:00pm
Pakistan: 26-year blasphemy sentences for 'contemptuous' wedding programme condemned
Four people at embattled Geo TV given in absentia sentences after Qawaali wedding broadcast   
  • Nov 26 2014
  • 4:00pm
UK government must not turn Facebook into snoops
Responding to suggestions that Facebook and similar businesses might be required to vet conversations on their sites on behalf of the government, Amnesty International UK Legal advisor, Rachel Loga
  • Nov 26 2014
  • 1:52pm
Counter-terrorism bill: 'dangerous to rush through this grab-bag of measures'
‘Careful, detailed analysis is needed - not fast-tracking and grandstanding’ - Rachel Logan
  • 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