• Jan 22 2015
  • 3:30pm
Ukraine: deadly attack on Donetsk trolleybus shows 'callous disregard' for civilians
Reports of pro-Kiev prisoners being paraded before locals at site of this morning’s attack  
  • Jan 22 2015
  • 2:55pm
Saudi Arabia: doctors find Raif Badawi unfit for flogging for second week in a row
Candle-lit #FreeRaif vigil for 31-year-old blogger goes ahead at Saudi embassy in London at 5pm today
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 2:48pm
Candle-lit vigil for Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi at Belfast City Hall, Thursday 5pm
Amnesty International will hold a candle-lit protest vigil for the blogger and free speech activist Raif Badawi outside Belfast City Hall at 5pm tomorrow (Thursday 22 January).
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 1:45pm
Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes court challenge on Omagh inquiry refusal
Amnesty International has welcomed a decision in Belfast High Court today to grant leave for a judicial review into the refusal by Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers to hold a pub
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 1:31pm
Egypt: new report reveals huge extent of violence against women in the country
Women beaten, whipped and burned by husbands - and Tahrir Square sex attacks continue unabated  
  • Jan 21 2015
  • 12:50pm
Raif Badawi flogging case: protest at Saudi Embassy in London - Thur 22 Jan, 5-6pm
Candle-lit #FreeRaif vigil comes amid fears the 31-year-old blogger will be flogged again on Friday despite international outcry  
  • Jan 20 2015
  • 6:30pm
Tunisia: blogger Yassine Ayari jailed for criticising the army
‘No one should be imprisoned simply for criticising state officials or institutions’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui  
  • Jan 20 2015
  • 5:42pm
Bahrain: Today's six-month jail sentence for leading activist Nabeel Rajab should be quashed
‘Nabeel Rajab is being unjustly punished simply for posting tweets deemed insulting to the authorities - Said Boumedouha  
  • Jan 20 2015
  • 5:21pm
Somalia: Ratification of the UN Convention on the rights of the child a breakthrough
  USA and South Sudan only two states to not ratify Convention   Spokespeople available for interviews   
  • Jan 20 2015
  • 10:56am
Northern Ireland: campaigners urge release of last UK detainee at Guantánamo
Amnesty International members in Northern Ireland have highlighted the case of Shaker Aamer, the only former UK resident still detained in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.