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Apr 22 2021 10:01 pm
Colombia: Amnesty launches 'a letter from the world' to demand protection from Jani Silva

Today, on Earth Day, Amnesty International launched its “A Letter from the World” campaign to demand that Colombian authorities immediately take effective measures to guarantee the safety of...

Apr 22 2021 5:05 pm
Algeria: Islamic scholar given three-year jail term for 'offending Islam'

Said Djabelkheir sentenced for three posts on Facebook questioning authenticity of certain aspects of Islamic belief Scholar has been target of death threats dating back more than ten years ‘Algerian...

Apr 22 2021 12:35 pm
Hungary: Orbán set to repeal anti-NGO law but introduce repressive replacement

Dangerous LexNGO law to be repealed, but government brings forward successor bill with no prior consultation ‘We welcome the repeal, but we cannot drop our guard yet’ - Dávid Vig The Hungarian...

Apr 22 2021 11:54 am
Russia: mass arrests of Navalny supporters shows depth of human rights crisis

Nearly 1,800 arrests yesterday on top of 11,000 earlier this year Navalny’s release and independent medical treatment urgently needed ‘There are simply not enough jail cells to lock up and silence...

Apr 21 2021 6:07 pm
EU: Proposed legislation on artificial intelligence 'falls short'

EU must close ‘many loopholes’ on live facial recognition ‘This will undoubtedly be weaponised against migrants and refugees’ - Rasha Abdul Rahim Responding to a new European Union proposal for...

Apr 21 2021 5:05 pm
Northern Ireland: New Bill must not betray victims by 'handing out free pass'

Responding to comments made by the newly-appointed Veterans Minister Leo Docherty who today pledged to give ex-soldiers who served in Northern Ireland the “protection” they deserved, Amnesty...

Apr 21 2021 7:36 am
South Korea: Disappointing Japan ruling fails to deliver justice to ‘comfort women’

Responding to today’s South Korean court ruling that dismissed claims against the Japanese government to pay damages to women and girls who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan’s military before...

Apr 21 2021 7:14 am
USA: Conviction of Derek Chauvin a measure of accountability; Police reform still needed

In response to Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd, Paul O’Brien, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), said: “Today a jury held Derek Chauvin...

Apr 21 2021 12:00 am
Death penalty in 2020: executions down a quarter - new report

Authoritative overview records 483 executions in 18 countries - down 26% in total Iran, Saudi Arabia and Iraq executed fewer people, but ‘chilling’ spike in Egypt At least 28,567 people on death row...

Apr 19 2021 5:20 pm
Russia: Navalny's hospital transfer could mean further punishment

Opposition leader transferred to prison hospital where he is at risk of force-feeding His doctors say he could die ‘at any moment’ ‘A decision to force-feed him may amount to torture’ - Marie...