• Aug 1 2014
  • 5:09pm
Russia: 'in limbo' Edward Snowden must be allowed to seek international asylum
‘Edward Snowden is in a legal limbo, without a passport or asylum protection from any government’ - Sherif Elsayed-Ali  
  • Aug 1 2014
  • 4:23pm
Israel/Palestine: open letter to UN Security Council calls for international court role
‘The UN Security Council must not stand by yet again and bear witness to mounting atrocities’ - Salil Shetty  
  • Aug 1 2014
  • 2:33pm
Uganda anti-gay law strike-down hailed as victory for campaigners
The striking-down of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act is a step towards stopping state-sponsored discrimination in its tracks, said Amnesty International.
  • Aug 1 2014
  • 2:09pm
India: As Vedanta AGM held in London, Amnesty accuses company of sham consultation
As UK based metals and mining company, Vedanta, holds its AGM meeting in London this afternoon, Amnesty International has accused the company of holding a sham consultation this week with locals ov
  • Aug 1 2014
  • 11:46am
Iran: sharp rise in arrests of journalists - new briefing
New climate of fear where voicing any criticism has become ‘a direct road to prison’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui  
  • Aug 1 2014
  • 10:23am
Child abuse inquiry: Official Secrets Act should be waived so intelligence officers can reveal cover-ups
Amnesty International today called on the Home Secretary Theresa May to give specific assurances that the Official Secrets Act will be very specifically suspended to enable potential witnesses, suc
  • Jul 30 2014
  • 6:42pm
Gaza: attacks on UN school and power plant are likely war crimes
‘If the strike on this school was the result of Israeli artillery fire it would constitute an indiscriminate attack and a likely war crime’ - Philip Luther
  • Jul 30 2014
  • 4:11pm
“Homophobia a problem for Northern Ireland”: says Belfast-bound Panti Bliss
Campaigning drag queen heads for Belfast to deliver Amnesty International Pride lecture
  • Jul 30 2014
  • 11:30am
USA: fresh call for release of Chelsea Manning exactly one year after conviction
‘It is an absolute outrage that Chelsea Manning is currently languishing behind bars’ - Erika Guevara Rosas