• Sep 4 2015
  • 1:10pm
Syrian refugees: Big increase in UK numbers needed for Cameron to honour legal and moral responsibilities
Responding to David Cameron’s confirmation today that the UK would accept thousands more Syrian refugees, Amnesty International’s refugee expert Steve Symonds said:
  • Sep 3 2015
  • 8:00pm
David Cameron says UK will take more Syrian refugees - Amnesty response
Responding to David Cameron’s comments this evening that the UK will take in thousands more refugees, Amnesty International UK’s refugee expert Steve Symonds said:
  • Sep 2 2015
  • 6:43pm
Mexico 'losing the battle' against disappearances as new mass grave discovered
The gruesome discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of at least 31 individuals in northern Mexico highlights the urgent need for robust action to tackle the country’s rapidly deteri
  • Sep 2 2015
  • 5:37pm
Afghanistan: Call for investigation into flogging of couple for 'adultery'
The public flogging of a man and a woman by local officials in western Ghor province in Afghanistan for “adultery” is abhorrent and the Afghan authorities must hold to account those res
  • Sep 1 2015
  • 1:25pm
Azerbaijan: Award-winning journalist Khadija Ismayilova jailed as crackdown intensifies
Azerbaijan’s jailing of an award winning journalist barely two weeks after two prominent human rights activists received jail sentences is another severe attack on free speech, Amnesty Intern
  • Aug 31 2015
  • 11:28pm
Amnesty International response to detention of VICE News journalists in Turkey
Responding to news that three journali
  • Aug 29 2015
  • 6:49pm
Amnesty calls for release of three journalists working for VICE in Turkey
“It is completely proper that that journalists should cover this important story.
  • Aug 29 2015
  • 12:19pm
Egypt: New guilty verdicts against Al Jazeera journalists 'make a mockery of justice'
‘The charges against Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed were always baseless and politicised, and they should never have been arrested and tried in the first place.’