Aug 21 2017 3:39 pm
Manchester exhibition to shine a spotlight on women detained in Assad's Syria
WEDNESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2017, 3-8pm An exhibition in Manchester next month is set to feature the real-life stories of women who have been imprisoned in Syria during the uprising and conflict of the past...
Aug 21 2017 11:47 am
USA: Florida set to carry out first execution in year-and-a-half this week
Planned lethal injection of Mark Asay comes as US executions at lowest levels for decades New report highlights multiple failings in Florida’s capital punishment system Amnesty International is callin...
Aug 19 2017 9:16 am
Barcelona attack: full investigation needed and hate speech responses must be avoided
‘We must always respond to attacks like these with resoluteness, confidence and respect for human rights’ - Esteban Beltrán As further information comes to light over the attack in the Spanish city of...
Aug 17 2017 3:30 pm
Sierra Leone: shocking scale of mudslide deaths is 'very much man-made'
Housing and environmental failures behind human tragedy in Freetown “There must be no repeat of the mismanagement and corruption that blighted the response to the country’s Ebola crisis” - Makmid Kama...
Aug 17 2017 1:21 pm
Screening of 'Syria's Disappeared' documentary and panel event with leading Syrian activist
LONDON, WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017 On Wednesday 30 August, Amnesty International is hosting a special screening in London of the documentary “Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad” followed by a p...
Aug 17 2017 11:47 am
Hong Kong: Jail terms for Umbrella Movement leaders a 'vindictive' attack
The Hong Kong authorities’ relentless pursuit of jail terms for three leaders of the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement is a vindictive attack on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty Inte...
Aug 17 2017 10:24 am
Uganda: one million South Sudanese refugees milestone 'must serve as a wake-up call' to international community
More than 64% of refugees in Uganda are children under the age of 18 Failure of other countries to act “could result in an even worse humanitarian crisis” The international community must deliver and...
Aug 16 2017 4:30 pm
Philippines: 32 killed in a day as Duterte's 'war on drugs' hits new levels of barbarity
After Philippine police killed 32 people in what is believed to be the highest death toll in a single day in President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called ‘war on drugs’, Amnesty International’s Director for...
Aug 16 2017 1:56 pm
South Africa: still no justice for victims of Marikana mine killings, five years on
No prosecutions for the killing of 34 striking mineworkers and injury of at least 70 others in 2012 “ There is nothing happening to the people who shot us. This is the work of the government” – Marika...
Aug 15 2017 6:49 pm
Libya: ICC arrest warrant for army field commander welcomed
‘Mahmoud al-Werfelli led an army unit that is accused of atrocities, including the extrajudicial executions of unarmed and defenseless captives’ - Heba Morayef ICC urged to expand its investigations i...