• Dec 19 2014
  • 3:42pm
Arms Trade Treaty: 128 states sign up to tougher global arms controls
China, Canada and Russia yet to sign  North Korea, Iran, Syria - only three voted against the Treaty 
  • Dec 19 2014
  • 11:22am
North Korea film: Amnesty releases 'The Other Interview' following Sony film withdrawal
Amnesty International today released a trailer for its upcoming film “The Other Interview” as it was announced that a high-profile comedy film about North Korea would not be screened in
  • Dec 18 2014
  • 11:39am
Over 40 Warwick University academics demand release of former student jailed in the UAE
More than 40 legal academics from Warwick University have written to the UAE government to demand the release of former student Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience currently serving a ten-y
  • Dec 17 2014
  • 7:17pm
Pakistan: resuming executions is 'not the answer' to Peshawar school tragedy
‘Lifting the moratorium on executions appears to be a knee-jerk reaction’ - David Griffiths  
  • Dec 17 2014
  • 12:17pm
British man in secret detention in Ethiopia six months after rendition
‘I appeal to the UK to not forget Andy and to make every effort to ensure his safety’ - partner of Andargachew Tsege
  • Dec 17 2014
  • 12:07pm
Protection plan for Afghanistan a 'glimmer of hope at a bleak year's end'
Amnesty International today welcomed the publication of an
  • Dec 16 2014
  • 4:45pm
Iran: child offender among ten Kurds on hunger strike facing execution
‘It is truly deplorable that the Iranian authorities are playing games with the lives of these men in such a manner’ - Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui
  • Dec 16 2014
  • 3:32pm
Jimmy Mubenga case: Extremely disappointing verdict, says Amnesty
Responding to the news that three employees from security firm G4S have been found not guilty of the manslaughter of Angolan national Jimmy Mubenga on a flight from London Heathrow in 2010, Amnesty
  • Dec 16 2014
  • 2:04pm
Pakistan: Sickening Taliban school attack highlights vulnerability of civilians
The Taliban attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar today shows a merciless disregard for human life and highlights the urgent need for protection of civilians in the area, Amnesty Int
  • Dec 15 2014
  • 4:44pm
Yemen: point-blank killing of Southern Movement activist must be investigated
‘This shocking, deliberate killing appears to be an extrajudicial execution prompted by Khaled Al-Junaidi’s peaceful activism’ - Said Boumedouha