• Nov 27 2014
  • 2:02pm
Colombia: Killings and threats of violence scupper promise of return of stolen lands
Threats and killings, coupled with the weak implementation of flawed legislation, are scuppering the Colombian government’s promise to return millions of hectares of land illegally snatched f
  • Nov 27 2014
  • 12:17pm
Amnesty response to UK Syrian refugee resettlement figures released today
Amnesty International and other leading charities - including the Refugee Council, Oxfam and Save the Children - have written to Prime Minister David Cameron
  • 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.