• Oct 1 2014
  • 6:45pm
Ukraine: both sides must cease firing in residential areas after Donetsk deaths
Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels both using notorious imprecise Grad rockets  
  • Oct 1 2014
  • 11:12am
China: release supporters of Hong Kong protests
The Chinese authorities must immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully showing support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, Amnesty International said today.
  • Sep 30 2014
  • 10:56am
Shortlist for Amnesty's Media Awards 2014 announced
Amnesty International has today unveiled the shortlist for its prestigious annual Media Awards.  The ten categories included in the 2014 Amnesty Media Awards cover print, broadcast, photo, and
  • Sep 30 2014
  • 10:25am
Iran: halt imminent execution of 26-year-old woman
The Iranian authorities have today confirmed that a woman convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her will be hanged this morning at a prison west of Tehran, in what Amnest
  • Sep 30 2014
  • 10:06am
Amnesty writes to Theresa May over 'unacceptable' scale of loss of life in Mediterranean
It is a moral disgrace that thousands of people have drowned trying to get to the safety of Europe this summer, Amnesty International said today as it published a new report.
  • Sep 30 2014
  • 9:35am
Northern Ireland: Amnesty International asks MLAs to back inclusion of Kincora in Westminster inquiry
Amnesty International has written to all Northern Ireland MLAs asking them to support the inclusion of Kincora Boys' Home in the UK-wide inquiry into child sexual abuse.
  • Sep 27 2014
  • 1:35pm
INDONESIA: New Aceh bylaw imposing 100 lashes for gay and extramarital sex 'enormous step backwards' for human rights
A new law in Indonesia’s Aceh province that imposes up to 100 lashes of the cane for “crimes” such as same-sex sexual activity and sex outside marriage is an enormous step backwar
  • Sep 27 2014
  • 1:32pm
HONG KONG: Amnesty concerned by police response to pro-democracy protest
The quick use of pepper spray and arrests by Hong Kong police during pro-democracy demonstrations last night and today has renewed fears the authorities will fail to uphold the rights to peaceful a