• Aug 4 2015
  • 5:03pm
Amnesty writes to warn MLAs over possible GCHQ surveillance
Amnesty International has written to all members of the Northern Ireland Assembly warning them that their communications may be under surveillance from the UK spy agency GCHQ.
  • Aug 4 2015
  • 8:36am
Pakistan: execution of Shafqat Hussain 'a deeply sad day'
Claims that Hussain was under 18 at time of crime and tortured into false confession went unheeded  
  • Jul 31 2015
  • 12:31pm
China: 2022 Olympics a test for Human Rights
Sports and Rights Alliance China: 2022 Olympics a test for Human Rights
  • Jul 31 2015
  • 10:04am
Central African Republic: Unprotected Muslims forced to abandon religion
Muslims returning to ethnically-cleansed areas of western Central African Republic (CAR) have in some cases been forced to abandon their religion, said Amnesty International in a report published t
  • Jul 24 2015
  • 7:00pm
GAMBIA: AT LEAST 200 PRISONERS RELEASED BY PRESIDENT
Mass prisoner release is a step forward but many political opponents and prisoners of conscience remain in detention
  • Jul 24 2015
  • 1:03pm
Chile: Glimmer of hope for Pinochet's victims as officers charged in Victor Jara killing
News that a Chilean judge is charging 10 former military officers for the killing of singer and political activist Víctor Jara in 1973 brin
  • Jul 24 2015
  • 12:21pm
UN slams Northern Ireland executive on abortion and 'troubles' issues
“It’s a matter of global embarrassment that Northern Ireland has been criticised by the UN over its abuse of women’s rights and failure to prioritise their health.”
  • Jul 23 2015
  • 4:31pm
UN calls for urgent reform of UK surveillance laws
“These are the sorts of concerns you’d expect to hear raised about countries that don’t care about human rights.
  • Jul 23 2015
  • 2:23pm
Government refuses to investigate commodities giant Trafigura
·        Lack of tools and resources blamed for inaction