• Feb 28 2015
  • 2:24pm
Russia: 'Cold-blooded' murder of Boris Nemtsov must be meaningfully investigated
“This is a cold-blooded murder of one of those free voices whom the authorities have so actively sought to silence.” - Denis Krivosheev
  • Feb 27 2015
  • 6:19pm
UAE: three sisters detained after tweeting about their jailed brother
The women ‘have vanished as if into a black hole’ after being detained on 15 February   
  • Feb 26 2015
  • 4:27pm
Mexico state visit to UK: 'Stop torture piñata' stunt at Mexican Embassy - Mon 2 March
Brightly-coloured papier-mâché container to be broken open to release thousands of petitions to President Peña Nieto on torture 
  • Feb 26 2015
  • 11:19am
Northern Ireland: 'Draconian' abortion law harshest in Europe
The laws in Northern Ireland relating to abortion are “draconian” and in urgent need of reform, Amnesty International said today, as it published a new report on the issue.
  • Feb 25 2015
  • 1:11pm
Libya: mounting evidence of war crimes in the wake of Egypt's airstrikes
‘Egypt has now joined the ranks of those placing civilians at risk in Libya’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui  
  • Feb 25 2015
  • 9:19am
Amnesty International Global Report: Call for UN Security Council to relinquish veto
'Shameful and ineffective’ global response to abuses by armed groups and states
  • Feb 24 2015
  • 10:51pm
Agenda 2020: Human rights, labour standards and anti-corruption measures must be central to Olympic Games bids
Human rights, labour standards and anti-corruption measures must be central to all stages of the Olympic Games to stop the event becoming a byword
  • Feb 23 2015
  • 11:51am
Thailand: Conviction of university students an 'assault on freedom of expression'
A guilty verdict in Thailand today against two students involved in a play deemed to have insulted the monarchy should be overturned immediately, Amnesty International said.
  • Feb 19 2015
  • 5:42pm
Iran: fears mount for death row Kurd Saman Naseem who may be executed in secret
‘The lack of news about Saman Naseem’s fate or whereabouts … is cruel and inhuman’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui