• Oct 6 2015
  • 3:06pm
Amnesty response to Theresa May's speech to the Conservative Party Conference
Responding to the Home Secretary’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference today, Allan Hogarth, Amnesty International’s Head of Policy, said:
  • Oct 5 2015
  • 4:27pm
Amnesty International has today unveiled the shortlist for its prestigious annual Media Awards. 
  • Oct 5 2015
  • 4:09pm
Syrian refugees: Amnesty welcomes move by Northern Ireland authorities
Amnesty International has welcomed an announcement by the Northern Ireland Executive that 50-100 Syrian refugees are due to arrive in the region by December under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation
  • Oct 3 2015
  • 2:31pm
Afghanistan: bombing of the MSF hospital in Kunduz is 'dark day for humanitarianism'
Reason for repeated air strikes on the hospital must be independently investigated  
  • Oct 2 2015
  • 3:29pm
Kenya: Authorities must keep promise to compensate victims of forced eviction
·        Highway authority “regrets” carrying out unlawful evictions
  • Oct 1 2015
  • 5:59pm
Afghanistan: harrowing testimonies from Kunduz tell of Taliban rape and death squads
Women activists hunted down with Taliban ‘hit list’
  • Oct 1 2015
  • 1:57pm
Sri Lanka: war crimes resolution at UN is 'turning point'
‘Sri Lanka has time and time again shown it is both unwilling and unable to investigate war crimes allegations against its own forces’ - David Griffiths
  • Sep 30 2015
  • 5:58pm
Central African Republic: New report gives blood diamond warning
·         Traders have purchased several million pounds-worth of diamonds without investigating links to armed groups
  • Sep 30 2015
  • 5:56pm
Boko Haram remains a deadly threat in the region despite military advances
·        At least 1,600 civilians killed by Boko Haram in last 4 months
  • Sep 30 2015
  • 5:38pm
Saudi Arabia: King Salman should refuse to ratify Ali Mohammed al-Nimr's death sentence
At least 134 people executed in Saudi Arabia so far this year