• Sep 17 2014
  • 6:31pm
EU must take urgent action prevent to migrant deaths at sea
Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, Amnesty International said amid news of further shipwrecks in the central Mediterranean,
  • Sep 15 2014
  • 12:50pm
Central African Republic: Huge gap between troops promised and troops deployed a major concern
'The gap between the number of peacekeepers promised and the number deployed must be urgently filled' Amnesty’s Steve Cockburn
  • Sep 12 2014
  • 3:56pm
Pakistan: Malala attack arrests welcomed
Today’s arrest of the suspects in the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai offers an important opportunity for the Pakistan authorities to address their poor record in protecting people
  • Sep 12 2014
  • 3:49pm
Egypt: leading activist Yara Sallam and others face 'show trial' tomorrow
  22 face jail under draconian anti-protest law  
  • Sep 12 2014
  • 3:49pm
Egypt: leading activist Yara Sallam and others face 'show trial' tomorrow
  22 face jail under draconian anti-protest law  
  • Sep 11 2014
  • 5:54pm
Iran: British woman detained for taking part in volleyball protest should be released
Interrogators have warned that Ghoncheh Ghavami ‘would not walk out of prison alive’  
  • Sep 11 2014
  • 11:13am
Thailand: Sandwich eaters among targets of crackdown 100 days after military takeover
Hundreds of arbitrary detentions, torture, sweeping restrictions on freedom of expression and unfair trials in military courts are creating a climate of fear in Thailand Amnesty International said
  • Sep 10 2014
  • 1:15pm
Gambia: President must reject homophobic law with life sentence for 'aggravated homosexuality'
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International
  • Sep 10 2014
  • 12:25pm
Winner of Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award Announced
Cuckooed – Mark Thomas’ compelling show about friendships betrayed, corporate spying, and the erosion of our right to privacy wins the 2014 Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award.
  • Sep 8 2014
  • 6:31pm
Israeli 'refusenik' and classical musician Omar Sa'ad to play seven UK concerts (30 Sept-8 Oct)
‘How could I carry a gun rather than my viola?’ - Omar Sa’ad